April

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Continuing Exhibitions

Through April 15: A British Sentiment: Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

This exhibition considers the historical, social and artistic context of the rise and popularity of landscape drawing and watercolor painting in Britain from the late 18th century to the early 20th century. It is co-curated by senior art history majors Olivia Falcey, Caroline Fallon, Christopher Guy, Xiaoqi “Nicole” Huang, Taylor Hunkins, Claire Paulsen, Joelle Paull, Sophie Weinstein, Alexia Tobash and Jackson Zyontz. Works are from the Collection of John Harbold P’07.

Through April 22: Shoshannah White

Goodyear Gallery, Goodyear Building (Cedar Street entrance)
Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 3-5 p.m.; Saturday, 2-5 p.m.

Sylvia J. Smith ’73 Artist-in-Residence Shoshannah White will spend six weeks on campus this spring, working in photography and installation. Her exhibition will highlight work produced during her residency.

Through Oct. 7: Käthe Kollwitz: The Bauernkrieg/Peasant War Cycle

The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

From 1903 to 1908, Käthe Kollwitz produced Baurenkrieg (Peasant War), a seven-print series that reveals the brutal treatment of peasants in 16th-century Germany, their rise to revolution and battle and their subsequent humiliation and death. Although based on historic events, the series anticipates tragedies that soon took shape across Europe. This exhibition is curated by German major Courtney Rogers ’17.

April 2-8

Residency: Eiko Otake

Eiko Otake, A Body in a Station. Photo by William Johnson.

Eiko Otake, A Body in a Station. Photo by William Johnson.

Various locations

During her residency, renowned performance artist Eiko Otake will bring her new solo project, A Body in Places, to several unexpected sites, engage students and faculty from different disciplines and “occupy” campus for a magical week of immersion in new ways of seeing. Co-sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and the Department of Theatre & Dance.

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Thursday, April 13, noon

Noonday Concert

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

This concert features students in Dickinson’s performance studies and chamber music programs.

Thursday, April 20, noon

Noonday Concert

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

This concert features students in Dickinson’s performance studies and chamber music programs.

Sunday, April 23, 4 p.m.

The Dickinson College Choir and Collegium

college choir and orchestra perform in the First Lutheran Church.

 

First United Church of Christ (corner of Pitt and Louther streets)

The College Choir and Collegium present We Sing for Joy!, a choral revelry in the ordinary and extraordinary joys of life, featuring Haydn’s Te Deum, Finzi’s My Spirit Sang All Day and Stanford’s The Bluebird. 

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April 28-May 20
Opening Reception: Friday, April 28, 5-7 p.m.

Senior Studio Art Majors Thesis Exhibition

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The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Thesis projects by Noah S. Thompson, Rachel Rectenwald, Willa Hut, Megan Robitaille and Talia Amorosano, under the direction of Todd Arsenault and Ward Davenny, with Andrew Bale, Amy Boone-McCreesh and Rachel Eng.

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Friday, April 28, 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 29, 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 30, 2 p.m.

Freshworks 2017

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Mathers Theatre, Holland Union Building
$7, or $5 with student ID. 

Student choreographers collaborate with Dickinson's student dance company, the Dance Theatre Group (DTG), to present an evening of new choreographic research, on and off the Mathers stage. Included in the show will be capstone dance projects by seniors Alyssa Giordano ’17 and Christine Merolla ’17. DTG is under the direction of  Sarah Skaggs, director of the dance program, with assistance from Erin Crawley-Woods, visiting assistant professor of dance.  

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Sunday, April 30, 4 p.m.

The Dickinson College & Community Orchestra and Dickinson Jazz Ensemble

jazz drum kit
First Evangelical Lutheran Church (corner of Bedford and High streets)

The Dickinson College Orchestra (Robert Pound, director) and Jazz Ensemble (Jeffrey Wohlbach, director) will present a spring concert featuring Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, “New World;” a performance by soprano Sara Tillett ’17, winner of the Concerto Competition; and a selection of jazz standards.

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All events are open to the public and are free, unless otherwise noted. Events listed in the Calendar of Arts are subject to change. Please contact the appropriate department prior to an event to confirm that it will take place as listed.