visual arts

visual arts

Harlem Semester

The Harlem Semester Engages Students With Harlem’s Rich History in New Ways

Romare Bearden Foundation

The class “Romare Bearden: Home is Harlem” was taught in partnership with the Studio Museum in Harlem.

The Studio Museum in Harlem

Students in the class “Freestyle and Displacement in Contemporary Art Practices” explored their own subjectivities in ways that intersected with the concepts examined by the artists in the museum.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Students pored over personal diaries, typescript manuscripts, and photo albums from the poet, playwright, novelist, and black feminist Ntozake Shange ’70 as part of a course on digital storytelling.

A Harlem Collaboration

The classroom takes root in Harlem for an innovative new program. Click on the buildings in this interactive map to explore the neighborhood and the Harlem Semester program.

Guggenheim Museum show features work by faculty and alumna

An exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum features both a Barnard alumna and a Barnard professor.

Art History Co-Sponsoring The City Is My Muse: Artists in Conversation at the Museum of the City of New York

BC Art History Co-Sponsoring The City Is My Muse: Artists in Conversation
Tuesday, December 8
6:30 pm
Museum of the City of New York

Join three leading contemporary artists - Christopher "Daze" EllisJane Dickson, and Lee Quinones - as they discuss how New York City's environment, culture, and daily life have inspired their work.  Each artist will explain how they incorporate the city's great diversity of energy and lifestyles into their distinct vision, as well as the special challenges (personal, social, and logistical) the city presents. The panel will be moderated by Sean Corcoran, the Museum's Curator of Prints and Photographs, and is presented in conjunction with the new exhibition Chris "DAZE" Ellis: The City Is My Muse.

 

Student tickets can be purchased using the code ART10 for $10 tickets!
 

Please contact the BC Art History Office at arthistory@barnard.edu for further information. 

Last Image: Negativland

Negativland No. 43 and Negativland No. 45 by Margaret Inga Wiatrowski '01

Last Image: Jungle

Jungle, by Mindell Seidlin '73.