Office of Communications
May 9, 2011 - May 15, 2011
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo


Academic Festival

Skidmore's 100th Commencement on May 21
Historian Erica Bastress-Dukehart is faculty speaker at centennial Commencement.

5 students receive grants for international work/study

Fulbrights and other awards make post-Skidmore transition sweet.

Give and Go is back
Annual program promotes recyling, benefits Salvation Army.

How would you make $75 million for Netflix?

Hint: ask some MB 107 students for help.

CTW: Kyle Carey '08
A former Fulbright scholar announces debut recording.

Faculty-Staff achievements
Spotlight on Hall, Howson, Manley, and Prasad.

Thoroughbred sports update
Women's tennis upsets Vassar for Liberty League title.


Daily Events

Monday 5/9

 

Schick Art Gallery Opening Reception: Regis Brodie, Recent Works
Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Saisselin Art Center - Schick Art Gallery

Regis Brodie, Recent Works: Vessel Forms, Sculpture, & Painting; Skidmore Professor Emeritus; Recognizing 41 years of service to Skidmore College, the Art Department, & the Ceramics Studio in particular. More info. to come!


Friday 5/13

Opening Reception for Senior Thesis Exhibition
Time: 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

Opening Reception for Senior Thesis Exhibition.


 

Little Red Riding Hood
Time: 7:00 PM- 8:45 PM

Location: Dance Center

Watch the talented dancers of the Saratoga City Ballet bring this endearing fairy tale to life. Program also features an excerpt from the ballet Cinderella and a contemporary ballet. This program is family-friendly.


Saturday 5/14

 

Little Red Riding Hood
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:45 PM

Location: Dance Center

Watch the talented dancers of the Saratoga City Ballet bring this endearing fairy tale to life. Program also features an excerpt from the ballet Cinderella and a contemporary ballet. This program is family-friendly.


 

Little Red Riding Hood
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:45 PM

Location: Dance Center

Watch the talented dancers of the Saratoga City Ballet bring this endearing fairy tale to life. Program also features an excerpt from the ballet Cinderella and a contemporary ballet. This program is family-friendly.


Sunday 5/15

Burnt Hills Oratorio Society
Time: 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center

All three parts of Handel's most famous oratorio, Messiah, will be performed, using Baroque-style orchestra and interpretation.


Ongoing Events

FEATURED EVENT
  [2/5 - 7/31] "Environment and Object in Recent African Art"

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Malloy Wing
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

"Environment and Object in Recent African Art" will examine recent African art according to two fluid and often intertwined aesthetic and conceptual frameworks: the impact of the environment on contemporary African life, and the use of found objects and appropriated materials as a recurring presence in current African art.

Curated by Lisa Aronson, associate professor of Art History at Skidmore, and John Weber, Dayton Director of the Tang.


FEATURED EVENT
  [3/26 - 7/31] Tang Museum Exhibit: "Alumni Invitational 3"

Location: Tang Teaching Museum
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

The third Alumni Invitational organized by the Tang Museum. Presented as a part of the Tang's 10th anniversary, four Skidmore alumni artists will be shown in the museum's Wachenheim Gallery. Several works by each artist will offer a focused look at the diverse and inventive practices of Skidmore's alumni. Artists will be announced in Spring 2011.


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