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Digital arts in action: Younghoo Cho ’19 took Acoustic Ecology and Sonic Art, taught by music professor Thomas Ciufo, in the new digital music lab in Pratt Hall last fall.
A speaker series from the new Digital Arts Initiative brings world-class scholars and artists to campus to discuss how arts and technology interact.
Identity and The Arts: Five College Art Conference
Organized by MHC Art Society members: Renee Portes '18, Yuchen (Angel) Xiang '20, Kateri Svec '19, Yeji Seo '20, Anne Bevin '20, Maryl Phair '20.
This Art Museum exhibition featured shimmering curtains of color—sculptures made by acclaimed artist El Anatsui from recycled liquor bottle tops.
Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend quilter, with some of her artwork
The first solo exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph’s bold designs and remarkable expression of African-American quilting opens Jan. 23.
"History has its eyes on you:" The first president and the 44th.
View the new paintings of Barack and Michelle Obama through the eyes of Paul Staiti, an expert on presidential portraits.
Yuchen (Angel) Xiang ’20
Yuchen “Angel” Xiang: is interviewed about how she helped the MHC Art Society organize the first Five College Art Conference.
Nick Camerlenghi experiences architecture in virtual reality with students Hao Zhu ’20, Zhuosi He ’19 and Wenfei Jia ’19.
Mount Holyoke’s Michael Davis uses contemporary tools like virtual reality goggles to “see” into history and reconstruct lost buildings.
Photo of laser-cut woodblocks made in the Makerspace
Interdisciplinary learning in the arts? Two 15th-century prints, two laser-cut woodblocks, a print press, two hands. Read a blog by Yiqi Chen ’21.
Paul Staiti
Art historian and portrait expert Paul Staiti says the Obamas’ selection of African-American artists for their official portraits is a political choice.