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It’s a new year. Let the sun shine in. Vassar is on winter break; offices open Jan. 3, classes begin Jan. 18. Photo: Kevin Davis
This week we’re sharing a few images from last year’s 150th anniversary events. It started with a grand evening at Jazz at Lincoln Center. See photos of that night! Photo: Buck Lewis
Everyone had a little 150 at the all-campus party in Feb 2011. There was also a birthday cake-baking contest. See the video. Photo: Walter Garschagen
During 2011, the Vassar Voices production was on the road celebrating Vassar’s 150-year history. In this photo it was Washington, D.C. See the video of the campus performance. Photo: Daniel Schwartz
Touring the Library during “A Day At Vassar,” when the college held a 150th anniversary open house for our neighbors. Learn what our visitors thought of it.
Playground: The Hallie Flanagan Project, a new work commissioned by the Drama Dept for Vassar’s 150th anniversary. See the “making of” video for this commemorative play.
The Library was given its millionth volume by the class of 1972 in honor of the college’s 150th anniversary. It’s an extraordinary 17th century book on human anatomy. See photos and a video.
Skeeter Humble in Dust Storm, Chandler, AZ, 1964, an early photo by Louise Serpa ’46, who died last week. Serpa was the first woman allowed to shoot photos inside a rodeo ring. See more of her legendary work.
The JACK Quartet performs modernist works during Vassar’s annual Modfest, which started this week and runs through Feb. 4. Learn more about this winter arts festival.
The Casperkill is a stream running through campus, and one that is part of a regional watershed. Learn more about the Casperkill. Photo: Tamar Thibodeau
The Square View by Michaela Schumaci, part of Teen Visions 2012, an annual Palmer Gallery exhibit of student work from 30 regional high schools. Learn more.
Local school groups often visit the Warthin Museum of Geology & Natural History in Ely Hall. Learn more about this Vassar museum, which had its beginnings in the earliest days of the college. Photo: Ben Rutkowski ‘09
Detail of Yellow Hotbed, by Marco Maggi, part of the Art Center exhibition Marco Maggi: Lentissimo, for Modfest 2012. Learn more about the exhibit.
A whimsical sculpture on the residential quad, c.1920s. When there's snow, Vassar students have always found ways to enjoy it. See vintage video in “Let it Snow.”
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Late 1800s - 2016
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Starting in 2011, Vassar’s 150th anniversary, the college’s homepages have been available for browsing in this archive. Each image is captioned, and the caption links to related information. Enjoy!