MMC’s Department of Art and Art History hosts frequent events and shows in the Hewitt Gallery of Art, and we love to highlight the accomplishments of our students, alumni, and faculty. To get a sense of how active the department is, check out our events and news stories below.
Recent News from the Department
- January 29, 2020 Art alum Kristen Haskell’s one-person exhibition is at the Sweet Lorraine Gallery from January 29-February 28, 2020.
- January 24, 2020 The MMC Professor of Art, Jim Holl, MFA , recently opened “Both a Point and a Line” at the Atwater Gallery in Kingston, New York.
- January 23, 2020 This month, students in Visual Arts Seminar: NYC, a January course taught by Adrienne Baxter Bell, Ph.D., Professor of Art History , took part in [AR]T Walk through Central Park, an event co-sponsored by the New Museum and Apple.
- January 14, 2020 The sixth installment of MMC’s eminent Stand Up Speak Out festival concluded with a public screening of the event’s film, poetry, and live monologue pieces, now available to stream online.
- December 13, 2019 On Thursday, December 12, Senior Studio Art majors opened the Fall 2019 Senior Thesis Exhibition in the Hewitt Gallery of Art with an official reception for the MMC community, family, and friends.
- December 1, 2019 For Flaherty NYC: Surface Knowledge, Anthology Film Archives , New York Monday, December 2, 2019, 7 p.m.
- November 4, 2019 Go Figure: The Female Gaze, curated by Hallie Cohen, MFA, Professor of Art and Director of the Gallery, presents the work of eleven women artists who are embracing feminism and ecofeminism in order to challenge the traditions of male hegemony in art.
- October 19, 2019 A graduate of MMC’s Art History program, Michael Quituisaca ’17 is now working toward his master’s in Art History at American University, where he and his peers have opened Moves Like Walter , the first exclusive exhibition from the Corcoran Legacy Collection.
- October 17, 2019 Distinguished Chair and Professor of Art History at MMC, Jason Rosenfeld, Ph.D. , has curated the latest exhibition at Hollis Taggart Gallery in Chelsea, celebrating the work of artist Leon Berkowitz.
- October 8, 2019 On Wednesday, October 2, artist and activist Zoë Buckman spoke to MMC art students at the Fort Gansevoort gallery about her current solo show, Heavy Rag, as part of the College’s recurring “Conversations on Diversity and Social Justice” series.