The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
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Connections: All Eyes Are Upon Her

Connections: All Eyes Are Upon Her

Today’s post is from Emily Macleod, class of 2012 and Art Center student docent. “When she arrives, all eyes are upon her. When absent, she is the subject of universal conversation. And what we see her wearing tonight, I look forward to seeing the rest of you wearing tomorrow!” Georgiana, the Duchess of Devonshire, one of Rowlandson’s...
Last Night at Late Night: Pleasures

Last Night at Late Night: Pleasures

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read our favorite responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: Our current exhibition is about pleasure. Which work of art gives you pleasure? “Man at Table by John Harvey. I like the...
Last Night at Late Night: Family Weekend

Last Night at Late Night: Family Weekend

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read our favorite responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: It’s Family Weekend. Which work of art do you think your parents would you like most? “Francis Bacon’s Study for Portrait IV –...
Last Night at Late Night: Joy

Last Night at Late Night: Joy

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read our favorite responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: What work of art defines “joy” to you? The Miró, all those shapes remind me of being a kid. – Donna, class...
Last Night at Late Night: And the Oscar goes to...

Last Night at Late Night: And the Oscar goes to…

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read their responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: The Academy Awards are this Sunday. Which work of art in the collection would you award “Best Picture” or present another award to? “I...
Last Night at Late Night: Meeting People

Last Night at Late Night: Meeting People

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read their responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: If you could meet any artist who has a work currently on display at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, who would it be?...
Last Night at Late Night: Be My Valentine

Last Night at Late Night: Be My Valentine

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read their responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: Which work of art would you give your Valentine? “The Stettheimer- you know when you give someone a gift because YOU want it?” –...
Last Night at Late Night: Four Years Old

Last Night at Late Night: Four Years Old

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read their responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: Late Night is four years old. What work of art would you have liked on your fourth birthday? “The Picasso. I had really good...
Last Night at Late Night: 150 Years

Last Night at Late Night: 150 Years

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read their responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: If you could photograph any moment in Vassar history, what would it be? Some of our favorite responses: “The construction of Main Building.” – Nick,...
Last Night at Late Night: Rediscoveries

Last Night at Late Night: Rediscoveries

Every Thursday night during Late Night at the Lehman Loeb we pose a question to our visitors. Read their responses and let us know your answer in the comments section. This Week’s Question: What work of art were you pleased to rediscover this evening? Some of our favorite responses: “The Matthew Vassar portrait by Charles Loring Elliott. But...
Connections: Color in the Lines

Connections: Color in the Lines

Today’s post comes from Annie Massa, Vassar College class of 2013, and Art Center student docent. Be honest. When you approach a black and white print hanging in a gallery (like Albrecht Dürer’s exquisite Adam and Eve from the Art Center collection), don’t you get the tiniest urge to just… break out a pack of Crayolas...
Off-Campus: Games We Play

Off-Campus: Games We Play

In this weekly feature, we will share our ideas for what you can do “off-campus” while the museum is closed. Today’s post comes from Annie Massa, Vassar College class of 2013 and Art Center student docent. Tristan Tzara, a 20th-century avant-garde poet and artist, once said, “No one can escape from Dada.”  At the very least,...