Ladies From Your Past
The Anthropology Museum of the People of New York and The Armenian Cultural Educational Resource Center Gallery at Queens College cordially invite you to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception for the exhibit Ladies From Your Past on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 7 PM. Place Barham Rotunda, Rosenthal Library, level Three.
RSVP by Monday, May 13, 2013 to Marge Kyrkostas at 718-428-5650. Free Parking Available on Campus.
Art Library/Art Center
Friendly Gestures [namaste] | Year of India
New perspectives on global respect through art, language, music, and performance
April 8 to June 27, 2013, at the Queens College Art Center (Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, Level 6).
Curated by Tara Mathison, Suzanna Simor, and Alexandra de Luise
Respectful of others, respectful of each other, Friendly Gestures [NAMASTE] offers new perspectives on global respect through art, language, music, and performance.
Featuring Meena Alexander, Rikki Asher, Suzanne Benton, Filomena Borecká + Caroline Gillot, Anna Campbell, Luisella Carretta + Carolina Cuneo, Theresa DeSalvio, Mary DeVincentis, Michael Eckblad, Karen Fitzgerald, Xico Greenwald, Jayanthi Moorthy, Martin Patricny, Carol Radsprecher, Andy Slemenda, Marlene Wiedenbaum, Jeanne Wilkinson, Pawel Wojtasik, Leslie Shaw Zadoian.
The exhibition is sponsored by Queens College's Kupferberg Center for the Arts, QC Alumni Relations Office, Asian/American Center, Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding, the Godwin-Ternbach Museum, the Libraries, Provost James R. Stellar, the Hindu American Foundation, and The Queens Library. It is presented in conjunction with the college's Year of India program.
Reception with Curators' + Artists' Talks Thursday, April 18, 5–8 PM (Talks 6–7 PM)
Site-Specific Installation by Jennie Santos
February 7 to June 27, 2013, at the Queens College Art Center (Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, Level 6).
Curated by Graciela Kartofel
Artist Jennie Santos reproduces her studio in Project Room. It is a one-of-a-kind experience for her and for the visitors, who have the opportunity to witness large canvases in mixed media become artwork.
The exhibition is sponsored by Queens College's Kupferberg Center for the Arts and QC Latin American and Latino Studies Program.
Open Studio Thursday, February 7, 5–8 PM and Wednesday, April 18, 5–8 PM
For updates and Jennie's weekly schedule in the studio visit the JSantos Art Project on Facebook.
ART FROM THE LAND OF THE PEACOCK
Documents of Visual Culture in the Queens College Libraries | Year of India
November 7, 2012 to June 27, 2013, in the Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library Levels 2 (lobby), 4 and 5 (display cases), and 6 (Art Library)
India's distinctive and diverse artistic traditions are spotlighted in this exhibition drawing upon the collections of QC's Art Library. What began as art produced either to glorify royalty or to embody spiritual expressions of the country's religions continues to reflect India's many rich cultural streams.
Curated by Paul Remeczki, Suzanna Simor, and Sevastoula Kasparian
Supported by Queens College Foundation, Inc.
The Aaron Copland School of Music: Past, Present, and Future
The Music Library is excited to announce our inaugural exhibit The Aaron Copland School of Music: Past, Present, and Future. The exhibit, which will be on display for the entire academic year, includes:
- A recently acquired manuscript of a composition by Luigi Dallapiccola (donated by George Sturm, a Queens College alumni and former student of Dallapiccola)
- Artifacts related to the founding of the School of Music, the naming of the Aaron Copland School of Music, and the new Music Building
- Manuscripts, rare books, and other items by and from past and current faculty and alumni
- Programs, photos, costumes, and other memorabilia from past and current Aaron Copland School of Music concerts and productions
- Glimpses of the future of our recent graduates and current students
We are grateful to Elizabeth Keitel, widow of Claude Palisca (a Queens College graduate and renowned musicologist) for donating the funds to build these beautiful display cases, and for Edward Smaldone for facilitating this project. Special thanks to Rebecca Hyams, who played a major role in selecting the items to display and installing the display; Min Ahn, who created all of the collages and helped with design solutions; and the entire Music Library staff for the help throughout the project. The Music Library would also like to thank the faculty and staff of the Aaron Copland School of Music, the Queens College Libraries, the Queens College Libraries Special Collections and Archives Department.
Please come enjoy the rich history of the Aaron Copland School of Music!