The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
American Stories
Young Artists Explore American Stories at Family Day

Young Artists Explore American Stories at Family Day

Today’s post comes from Isa Pengskul, class of 2019 and Art Center Student Docent. Art came alive in the Loeb last Sunday during our bi-annual event, Family Day. We had invited families from all around to join us in art activities. The glass hallway that leads to the galleries was bustling as artists both young and...
American Hair Stories

American Hair Stories

Today’s post comes from Josh Schwartz, class of 2018 and Art Center Student Docent. In the 1967 musical Hair the cast sings “Hair, hair, hair, hair, hair, hair, hair/ Flow it, show it/ Long as God can grow it/ My hair.” In the show, the characters’ hair represents their freedom, their unwillingness to conform, and their...
Exhibiting America

Exhibiting America

Todays post comes from Delphine Douglas, class of 2018 and Art Center Multimedia Student Assistant. On Friday, February 12th, Dr. Anna Marley ’96 came to Taylor Hall to give the opening lecture for the American Stories exhibition.  Mr. Mundy introduced his former student Dr. Marley, who graduated from Vassar and is the curator of historical American art at...
About American Stories

About American Stories

Todays post comes from Delphine Douglas, class of 2018 and Art Center Multimedia Student Assistant. American Stories 1800-1950, the main exhibition of the spring semester at the Art Center, opened on January 29. The docents met with Mr. James Mundy, Director of the Art Center and curator of the show, to learn about the works on...