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  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • The annual exhibition of student art fills Kohl Gallery and, today only, a racquetball court! Opening reception is 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Eminent Harvard Art Historian Joseph Koerner will deliver the Janson-La Palme Distinguished Lecture in European Art History on April 17.

  • 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.

  • One person’s trash is another’s treasure in Meghan Dulin’s Earth Day sculpture contest winner, “Another Wasted Garden.”
  • Four new visiting artists and the return of inaugural year favorites Ruppert and Jeremijenko promise a lively year of experimentation and discovery. Also on tap, an evening of art videos and a “Sandstorm” of math and light.
  • A panel discussion Tuesday Feb. 25 will explore questions raised by the current Kohl Gallery exhibition, artNOW: Philadelphia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Art historian Jeffrey Chipps Smith delivers the Janson-La Palme Distinguished Lecture in European Art History at Washington College March 19.
  • Visionary environmental artist Natalie Jeremijenko kicked off a three-day program that explored the intersection of creativity and science through the talents of artists, musicians, writers and filmmakers. 
  • Kohl Gallery reopens Friday, Feb. 7, with challenging works by artists Marc Blumthal, Amze Emmons, Julianna Foster, Leslie Friedman, Rubens Ghenov, Ryan Kelly and Tim Portlock.