The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive May, 2010
Off-Campus: The Chicest Thieves

Off-Campus: The Chicest Thieves

In this weekly feature, we will share our ideas for what you can do “off-campus” while the museum is closed. This week’s entry comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. Let me clearly state that I do not advocate theft. In particular, I do not encourage people to steal from...
From the Vault: Dorothea Lange

From the Vault: Dorothea Lange

On May 26, 1895, Dorothea Lange was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. Posted in Lange’s studio was this quote from English philosopher, Francis Bacon: The contemplation of things as they are without error or confusion without substitution or imposture is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention.
Off-Campus: A Museum of One's Own

Off-Campus: A Museum of One’s Own

In this weekly feature, we will share our ideas for what you can do “off-campus” while the museum is closed. This week’s entry comes from Nicole M. Roylance, Coordinator of Public Education and Information. Museums are institutions that strive to maintain order. There are clear rules and regulations for every visitor: stand here, look there, walk...
Senior Week: The Permanent Collection

Senior Week: The Permanent Collection

This week we will be hearing from senior student docents before they graduate on Sunday. Today’s post comes from Jennie Msall.  Jennie has been a docent at the Art Center for the past two years. In my four years of enjoying the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, I have come to think of the phrase “permanent...
Alternate Location

Alternate Location

On Tuesday, May 18th, the Art Center will close its doors at the end of the day and they will remain closed for the next seven months as we make necessary repairs to our roof. Seven months. What does a museum do with seven months and all of the artwork put away? This blog will chronicle...