Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Past Events

An ALANA, ASU, BSU & SOCA Collaboration Presents “Liberation Through Black Expression”—A formal evening centered around Black creative expression. Thursday, February 16 @6:00 PM, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.

An evening of student artwork, poetry, and performances at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Refreshments will be served.

Kate McGloughlin

From Requiem to Solace: Artwork Inspired by the Ashokan Reservoir. Artist Kate McGloughlin will speak about how the devastation endured by her ancestors during the creation of the Ashokan Reservoir influences and inspires her work. Sponsored by Late Night at the Loeb and the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education.

Black and white photo collage with an image of an old house and the words: New York Supreme Court and Ashokan Reservoir
Jan 26 through Feb 19

An exhibit of artwork by Kate McGloughlin depicts the beauty and sorrow inherent in the Ashokan Reservoir. Kate’s family lost both land and community to reservoir construction. There will also be an artist talk in the second week of the festival during Late Night at the Loeb. This exhibit is sponsored by the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education.

A hanging scroll featuring an aerial view of buildings and a waterfall from the Edo period, Japan..

This illustrated lecture by a Wesleyan University professor of art history and East Asian studies will focus on visual narratives spun by the Kumano nuns in early modern Japan for fundraising purposes and the paintings they used, called sankei mandara or “pilgrimage mandalas.”

An aerial view of the entrance to the Loeb Art Center with fall foliage.

Explore the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center while listening to music sung by the Vassar College Women’s Chorus and Choir at 6:30 p.m.

Historian Dora Apel seated in front of a shelf stacked with books.

Art historian Dora Apel considers the dynamic nature of memory, how it can be mobilized for social justice, and how memory is embodied, including through her own experience as a daughter of Holocaust survivors and a cancer survivor. A reception for Dora Apel and artist Buzz Spector will precede the lecture.

An abstract black-and-white photograph by Aaron Turner featuring striped patterns.

The Loeb Art Center hosts a public reception celebrating the exhibition On the Grid: Ways of Seeing in Print, followed by a conversation featuring visiting artist Aaron R. Turner, founder/director of the Center for Art as Lived Experience and the Photographers of Color Podcast at the University of Arkansas School of Art.

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