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Creativity in the

Recent Stories

  • The newest addition to Chestertown’s waterfront, created by Vicco Von Voss ’91, draws upon and reflects the reinvigorated spirit of collaboration between the town and Washington College.

  • The multimedia artist, writer, and composer comes to Washington College as the Frederick Douglass Fellow for a series of performances, film showings, and visionary examinations of our world.
  • The Bearded Ladies are back, and this time, they’re going nuclear!

SANDBOX draws students and faculty from the Departments of Art and Art HistoryMusicDramaLiterature, the Humanities, and the Natural Sciences, and welcomes participation from other academic departments. Outreach in the form of collaborations with surrounding art museums and institutions is also an important component of this new program.

Each fall the program welcomes a Distinguished Visitor who collaborates with a member of the Washington College faculty. The end result is a unique project that incorporates and addresses environmental concerns unique to Chestertown or the Chester river region. Through Sandstorms (experimental events teaming creative minds from different disciplines), lectures, films, and course development, SANDBOX works within the academic structure to focus attention on those opportunities afforded by collaboration

 View images of our projects and exhibitions here.

SANDBOX is funded by a grant from the 
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.