The official student-run blog of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Behind Closed Doors
Behind Closed Doors: Celebrating the Old with the New

Behind Closed Doors: Celebrating the Old with the New

Our post for today comes from Mary-Kay Lombino, The Emily Hargroves Fisher ‘57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator and Assistant Director for Strategic Planning. She shares what she is working on while the museum is closed. One of the best things about being a curator of contemporary art is working with living artists. And one of...
Behind Closed Doors: Making Connections

Behind Closed Doors: Making Connections

Our post for today comes from Diane Butler, the Andrew W. Mellon Coordinator of Academic Affairs. She shares with us what she has been working on while the museum is closed. I confess that I agree with the many who claim that I have a seriously cool job. It is my task to make connections...
Behind Closed Doors: Do Over

Behind Closed Doors: Do Over

Temporary, site-specific installation. This is what artist, Harry Roseman was commissioned to complete this past winter. Temporary is in the request. So why were we all still startled when our atrium walls were returned to white this summer? If you visited the Art Center this past spring, you would have experienced the immersive installation Harry Roseman: Hole...
Behind Closed Doors: Hunting and Gathering

Behind Closed Doors: Hunting and Gathering

Our second post for today comes from Mary-Kay Lombino, The Emily Hargroves Fisher ’57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator and Assistant Director for Strategic Planning. She shares what she is working on while the museum is closed. People often ask me how long it takes to organize an exhibition. I find this to be one...
Behind Closed Doors: Polaroid Pictures

Behind Closed Doors: Polaroid Pictures

Today’s post comes from Emily Kloppenburg, Vassar College class of 2011, who is working this summer as a Ford Scholar with Mary-Kay Lombino, The Emily Hargroves Fisher ’57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator. She shares what she has been working on while the museum is closed. This summer I am working with Mary-Kay Lombino compiling research...