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  • Through the Starr Center’s Explore America summer internship program, art and art history major Anna Zastrow ’17 is working at the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute in Suitland, Maryland.

     

  • Eminent Harvard Art Historian Joseph Koerner will deliver the Janson-La Palme Distinguished Lecture in European Art History on April 17.

  • The Senior Capstone Experience projects of seven students majoring in studio art and art history are featured in this exhibit at the Kohl Gallery. The opening reception is April 29.
  • One person’s trash is another’s treasure in Meghan Dulin’s Earth Day sculpture contest winner, “Another Wasted Garden.”
  • Through the Starr Center’s Explore America summer internship program, junior Madi Shenk is working at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

  • The first exhibition of 2017 at the Kohl Gallery features multiple artists in varied media approaching issues and questions arisen during the recent presidential election cycle.
  • Laurel Jones ’16 is combining art and chemistry in her Senior Capstone Experience project, part of which is on display at the Kohl Art Gallery as artwork made of soil-based paint.

  • Art historian Jeffrey Chipps Smith delivers the Janson-La Palme Distinguished Lecture in European Art History at Washington College March 19.
  • Based upon the strengths of her previous installations that explore invisible architectures and social conceits that constrain — or protect — us, the Maryland State Arts Council has recognized studio art professor Heather Harvey with an Individual Artist Award.
  • Nara Park, a Washington, D.C., installation artist and sculptor, will be featured in a one-person show that kicks off the Kohl Gallery’s new season on Sept. 8.
  • Two semesters into her new life at Washington College, transfer student Faith Gallagher ’17 is already taking advantage of the opportunities she’s finding here as an art history major.

  • In a new Kohl Gallery exhibition opening February 5, sculptor David Hess shares a series of assault weapons he began crafting in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He hopes they will spark dialogue about the role of gun violence in American culture.