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  • The Black Extra/ordinary Symposium, organized by Assistant Professor Christina Knight, welcomed scholars, curators and artists from the greater Philadelphia area to campus’ new VCAM building for an explosive keynote performance and a day of discussions about black representation in fine arts, historical archives, and other visual landscapes.

  • Thanks to the successful Lives That Speak campaign, the VCAM building now offers new opportunities for hands-on learning that build visual literacy across the liberal arts.

  • On Sept. 8, the gallery kicked off its season with this thrilling traveling show in which Sadie Barnette mines personal and political histories using family photographs, recent drawings, and selections from her dad’s FBI file.

  • Inspired by endangered species from her home state, the fine arts major made paper lithographs of animals on colorful graphic backgrounds for her thesis exhibition.

  • In a year in which the powerful historical symbol of resistance inspired a wave of new art (including the Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction), Scott Sheppard ’06 co-created and starred in The Underground Railroad Game, a lauded theater production mounted both in Philadephia and New York. 

  • The students in Jaclyn Pryor’s “Devised Theatre Workshop” crafted and performed an interactive piece that explored time, place, and object, culminating in the creation of an actual time capsule that is now being stored in Magill Library.

  • Dana Nichols ’14 has been training with the West Philly-based company since she graduated, and is now making a profession out of her passion for dance.

     

  • A new exhibition in the library is the result of two years of research by senior history major Victor Medina Del Toro in the College’s Quaker and Special Collections.

  • Professors Ying Li and Curt Cacioppo welcomed the Venice Quartet to Magill Library for a showcase of Italian-inspired paintings and string pieces.

  • Bounce, Haverford’s oldest hip-hop dance group, was revived in the fall of 2014 and welcomes dancers of all styles from across the Bi-Co.

  • Nimisha Ladva, a visiting assistant professor in the writing program, took the stage in Marshall Auditorium to impart her story in a powerful one-woman show.

  • Resistance After Nature, the latest show in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, opened Friday, March 17, with a talk by its curators and a reception.

  • The junior political science major curated a collaborative exhibition, now on view in Magill’s Sharpless Gallery, on the history (and future) of the peacemaking Quaker organization that was founded at Haverford College.

  • Fifteen of the pop artist’s famed silkscreen prints from the College’s permanent collection, including those featuring Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly, are on display in the Atrium Gallery as part of a new exhibit.

  • ALL BIG LETTERS, an exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of graffiti and curated by RJ Rushmore ’14, opened in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery on Jan. 20.

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