The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Posts tagged "art"
Sharing Miracles on the Border: New Strategies and Mediums for Exploring an Exhibition of Mexican Retablos

Sharing Miracles on the Border: New Strategies and Mediums for Exploring an Exhibition of Mexican Retablos

Today’s blog post comes from Chloe Richards, Art Center student docent and Vassar class of 2022. Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States, an exhibition organized by the Princeton University Art Museum, is currently on view until December 13, 2020 at the Loeb Art Center, where it is presented with support...
Cartography and Art: Artworks as Maps

Cartography and Art: Artworks as Maps

Today’s post comes from Art Center docent and Vassar class of 2021 student Zoe Camhi. As a Vassar student, I continually strive to make interdisciplinary connections, between my classes, my job, and my hobbies. I have learned over my years here that all disciplines can be (and likely are) linked together, and I love exploring that through...
Art Activity Cards to Download

Art Activity Cards to Download

Today’s post comes from Polly Ellman, Williams College class of 2022 and Art Center summer intern. This summer, the Loeb embarked on a project to provide local, low-income students with much- needed art supplies and a chance to interact remotely with our collection, despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic limiting in-person access to the galleries and...
Zoom Backgrounds From the Loeb

Zoom Backgrounds From the Loeb

Today’s post comes from Allie Verdesca, Summer Pindyck Intern and Vassar College Class of 2022. Taking classes remotely and missing the Loeb? Looking to add a little bit of artistic flair to your online presence? Check out some Loeb artworks we’ve selected that work ideally for Zoom backgrounds and fill your meeting with creativity! Missing Vassar’s iconic main...
Doorways: A Loeb Letter

Doorways: A Loeb Letter

Today’s post comes from Bella Dalton-Fenkl, Vassar College class of 2020 graduate and former Art Center student docent. Rather than a written entry, this post is a Loeb Letter “virtual tour” in the form of a slide presentation, which can be accessed by clicking the link below. The presentation focuses on works from the Art...
Pamela Smith’s Discoveries from a Sixteenth-Century Artisanal Manuscript

Pamela Smith’s Discoveries from a Sixteenth-Century Artisanal Manuscript

Today’s post comes from Chloe Richards, Vassar College class of 2022 and Art Center student docent. On Tuesday, February 25, Pamela H. Smith gave a lecture titled “Art & Science, Making and Knowing in a Sixteenth-Century Artisan’s Workshop.” This lecture explored an anonymous manuscript of “recipes” for over nine hundred technical and artistic methods of making...
My Time with "Past Time: Geology in European and American Art"

My Time with “Past Time: Geology in European and American Art”

Today’s post comes from Kirk Testa, class of 2019 and Art Center Docent During my sophomore year, I assisted Dr. Patricia Phagan, the Loeb’s curator of prints and drawings, with research for the currently on view exhibition, Past Time: Geology in European and American Art. Researching for this exhibition and its accompanying catalogue was an invaluable...