Gallery tour of Making a Life in Photography: Rollie McKenna

Apr. 4, 2024, 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Loeb Art Center

Exhibition curators Jessica D. Brier and Mary-Kay Lombino, joined by Loeb Director T. Barton Thurber and Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Luísa Valle, will lead an exhibition tour focusing on highlights from McKenna’s prolific career. 
This informal gallery tour will be an opportunity to learn about the career of photographer Rollie McKenna ’40 in more depth from the curators and scholars who contributed research to the exhibition and catalogue. The event is free and open to all.

Making a Life in Photography: Rollie McKenna was co-organized by Jessica D. Brier, curator of photography at the Loeb Art Center, and Mary-Kay Lombino, deputy director and Emily Hargroves Fisher ’57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator. T. Barton Thurber is the Anne Hendricks Bass Director and lecturer in art at Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Luísa Valle is visiting assistant professor in the Art Department at Vassar College.

A photo of a large, spacious art gallery with a display on the walls that reads "Making a Life in Photography: Rollie McKenna" in large letters.
Installation view of Making a Life in Photography: Rollie McKenna, Loeb Art Center, Vassar College. Photo: Thomas Barratt Photography