The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities provides a place for inclusive and interdisciplinary programming by promoting collaborative engagement with the intellectual and artistic ambitions of Haverford College and broader communities.
Join us on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom for a talk with artist Ying Li and curator Andrea Packard. Part of Ying Li: Blossoms In A Sudden Strangeness.
September 22–November 13, 2020: Faced with time during the COVID-19 lockdown and a campus blossoming from winter to spring and spring to fall, Ying Li did what any artist would do and went to work, painting each day en plein air. The result captures the abstract beauty of Li’s creative output from March – August 2020.
Supported by the Summer DocuLab initiative, five Tri-College students will are spending summer 2020 working on the experimental film Smile4Kime, directed by Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Visual Studies Elena Guzman along with the film’s Executive Producer, animator Cybee Bloss.
Thursday, September 24 2020: Join the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities, Twelve Gates Arts, and the Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia) for a Uyghur and Urdu Poetry Reading (5-6pm est) followed by a Discussion and Q&A (6-6:30pm est).
HCAH Post-Bac Fellow Courtney Carter '17 interviews student poet Caroline Tien '20 about three of Tien's poems, her creative writing practice, and upcoming plans.
An Alarming Specificity engages with human bodies which do not align with a fictional norm grounded in white patriarchal hegemony. Curated by Aubree Penney, the exhibition examines ways artists subvert the predominance of white, heterosexual, cis-male, non-disabled bodies as the default of humanity. Virtual Event coming in Fall 2020. Check back for details!