Office of Communications
July 9, 2012 - July 15, 2012
Scope Weekly


Upbeat on the Roof

Daily Events

Monday 7/9

 

Brown Bag Art Talk with Kyle deCamp
Time: 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM

Location: Saisselin Art Center - 308

Brown Bag Lunch with Kyle deCamp, visiting performance artist A "Bessie" Award winning artist, Kyle deCamp creates and performs interdisciplinary works that explore their subject in an historical moment from a contemporary point of view.

Lunch available for art students; see outside Schick bulletin board for details.


 

Poetry and Fiction Reading: Frank Bidart & Claire Messud
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Frank Bidart (poet, Desire) and Claire Messud (author, The Emperor's Children)


Tuesday 7/10

 

Brown Bag Art Talk with Chris Harvey
Time: 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM

Location: Saisselin Art Center - 308

Brown Bag Lunch Art Talk with Chris Harvey, visiting artist and graphic designer

Chris Harvey is an Emmy winning art director who has created designs for MTV, VH1, NBC, ESPN, and the Smithsonian, and has produced visual imagery as support to composers of long-form contemplative music such as La Monte Young.

Lunch available to art students; see Schick bulletin board for details.


 

Public Tour: "Hearing Pictures"
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM

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

Public Tour at 1 p.m.: "Hearing Pictures"

Exploring the relationship between sound and vision through a selection of artwork from the Tang collection.


 

Reception and Panel Discussion, "So how did we get here: A discussion on the various pathways to life as a working artist"
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.

Reception and Panel discussion, "So how did we get here?: A Discussion on the various pathways to life as a working artist" with artists Kyle deCamp, Jane Fine, and Chris Harvey. Moderated by Ian Berry, Malloy Curator, Tang Museum.

A Skidmore Summer Art Programs event sponsored by the Dean of Special Programs.


 

Poetry and Fiction Reading: Jorie Graham & Victoria Redel
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Jorie Graham (Pulitzer Prize; author, Dream of the Unified Field) and Victoria Redel (author, The Border of Truth)


Wednesday 7/11

 

Brown Bag Art Talk with Jane Fine
Time: 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM

Location: Saisselin Art Center - 308

Brown Bag Lunch Art Talk with Jane Fine, visiting artist and instructor

Jane Fine Fine is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Her paintings unfold into wide-open spaces, full of verdant landscape and flowery psychedelia.

Lunch available to art students; see Schick bulletin board for details.


 

Poetry and Fiction Reading: Rosanna Warren & Margot Livesey
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Rosanna Warren (author, Ghost in a Red Hat) and Margot Livesey (author, Eva Moves the Furniture)


Thursday 7/12

Visiting Artist Lecture: Terry Adkins
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Filene Music Building - Filene Recital Hall

Summer Studio Art Programs' featured Visiting Artist Terry Adkins, will give an illustrated lecture on his art.

Terry is a visual artist, musician, activist and cultural practitioner who pursues an ongoing quest to uphold historically transformative figures to their rightful place in regional and world history.

Reception for the artist at 6 p.m.


 

Fiction and Poetry Reading: Russell Banks & Chase Twichell
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Russell Banks (novelist, The Darling) and Chase Twichell (poet, Dog Language)


Friday 7/13

 

Holly Block Talks Art
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Patio; Rain location will be in the Saisselin Art Bldg. Room 308
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

Holly Block, director of the Bronx Museum of the Arts and author of "Art Cube: The Next Generation," discusses the world of art and museums with students.


 

UpBeat on the Roof, "Holly and Evan"
Time: 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM

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

"Holly and Evan" blues, jazz, and soul


 

Fiction Reading: Joyce Carol Oates
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Joyce Carol Oates (Nation Book Award, them; We Were The Mulvaneys)


Saturday 7/14

DC, Smithsonian Art Tour (Alumni)
Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM

Join fellow alumni, parents and friends for a tour of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art with Marguerite Miller, MFA, '66. The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation's first collection of American art, is an unparalleled record of the American experience. The collection captures the aspirations, character and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. Its artworks reveal key aspects of America's rich artistic and cultural history from the colonial period to today.


 

Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception
Time: 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

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

Summer Exhibition Opening Reception at 6:30 pm.

"Terry Adkins: Recital" "Dance/Draw" "Elevator Music 21: Doug Van Nort"


Ongoing Events

[5/30 - 12/30] "Hearing Pictures"
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

"Hearing Pictures" explores the relationship between sound and vision through a selection of aurally evocative drawings, paintings, photographs, and prints from the Tang collection.


  [6/9 - 10/14] "Elevator Music 21: Doug Van Nort: Constellate"
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

"Elevator Music: Doug Van Nort: Constellate" Sound artist and experimental musician Doug Van Nort's work explores the radical sculpting of sonic environments, noise, immersion and the embodied nature of listening. "Constellate" turns the Tang elevator into a resonant sound-producing body for which Van Nort has created an original composition.


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