The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Monthly archive September, 2012
Meet the Preparator

Meet the Preparator

Today’s post comes from Margaret Vetare, the Art Center’s Coordinator of Public Education and Information. It’s a poignant predicament: when museum preparators have done their job flawlessly, that’s when their hard work is least likely to be noticed in a museum gallery. All framed works hang true and evenly. Labels are just the right distance from...
Opening Night of Sawdust Mountain

Opening Night of Sawdust Mountain

Today’s post comes from Erin Gallagher, class of 2013 and Art Center Student Docent. Friday, September 7, was the opening of the exhibition, Eirik Johnson: Sawdust Mountain. The evening kicked off with a lecture, “Wanderings Along the Makeshift Landscape,” by the artist. As he took us through his early formative experiences with photography, sharing a tale...