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.
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Recent News from the Department
- February 23, 2021 Philanthropy News Digest, a daily news service by Candid for philanthropy-related articles, recently wrote on MMC’s announcement of the Judith Mara Carson Center for Visual Arts for its website.
- February 23, 2021 The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a news resource that covers the role of nonprofits play in society, recently featured MMC’s announcement of the Judith Mara Carson Center for Visual Arts in an article on its website.
- February 18, 2021 ARTnews, a visual-arts magazine based in New York City, recently featured MMC’s announcement of the Judith Mara Carson Center for Visual Arts on the front page of its website.
- February 17, 2021When Judith Mara Carson, a well-known champion of New York City arts and culture, graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2003 with a degree in Art History, she saw in her mind’s eye a luminous creative space at the College that would reflect the education she had received.
- February 9, 2021
As part of the Department of Art and Art History’s curriculum, Art majors took their Senior Art Seminar in the Fall 2020 semester under the guidance and mentorship of Millie Falcaro, Professor of Art, and Beth Shipley, Associate Professor of Art and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History. Their projects are now on virtual display in the Senior Thesis Exhibition through the Hewitt Gallery of Art. The MMC community is invited to attend the virtual opening of the exhibit on February 11, 2021 at 7 pm.
- December 24, 2020 While courses within the Department of Art and Art History were conducted remotely throughout the Fall 2020 semester, faculty and students took advantage of public art spaces and exhibits around New York City as creative influences for their projects.
- December 4, 2020 E. Jane ’12, an Art History major with minors in English and World Literatures and Philosophy, will exhibit their work at MoMA PS1 as part of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s annual Artist-in-Residence exhibition. In addition, Jane will participate in an online Roundtable on Monday, December 7 from 7:00-8:00 p.m to discuss their work completed throughout the residency program.
- November 9, 2020 Margaret Roleke ’84, an activist, artist, and graduate of MMC’s Studio Art program, is exhibiting original pieces in multiple shows throughout the fall of 2020.
- October 24, 2020 Brian Slattery wrote an outstanding article on Margaret Roleke’s work for the first installment of “Made Visible” at Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven.
The show runs in the window of the gallery. For more information on Creative Arts Workshop and further installments of “Made Visible,” visit CAW’s website.
- October 20, 2020 After a virtual hiatus due to COVID-19, a new exhibition graces the walls of the Hewitt. Changing Lanes: Painters Explore Dimension in Clay will run in the Hewitt Gallery of Art from October 19–February 17, 2021