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September 2001

Friday, September 14th

October 2001

Sunday, October 14th

Friday, October 19th

  • This Is Not A Photograph
    This Is Not A Photograph begins (through Nov. 16)
    • Fifteen contemporary artists explore light, shadow, and light-sensitive mediums to create works that dispense with conventional assumptions about the photographic image, its appearance and production.

November 2001

Friday, November 16th

  • This Is Not A Photograph
    This Is Not A Photograph ends
    • Fifteen contemporary artists explore light, shadow, and light-sensitive mediums to create works that dispense with conventional assumptions about the photographic image, its appearance and production.

January 2002

Friday, January 11th

  • Linda Gammell, <em>Prairie Coteau</em>
    Prairie: Artistic Topographies begins (through Feb. 10)
    • Linda Gammell, Linda Horn, Keith Jacobshagen, and Mark Knierim process their prairie perceptions through photography, painting, and mixed media.

February 2002

Sunday, February 10th

  • Linda Gammell, <em>Prairie Coteau</em>
    Prairie: Artistic Topographies ends
    • Linda Gammell, Linda Horn, Keith Jacobshagen, and Mark Knierim process their prairie perceptions through photography, painting, and mixed media.

Friday, February 15th

  • Vantage Points: Campus as Place
    Vantage Points: Campus as Place begins (through Mar. 10)
    • Beth Dow, Chris Faust, and Alec Soth were commissioned to photograph their experiences of Carleton as a unique place.
    • Art Gallery

March 2002

Sunday, March 10th

  • Vantage Points: Campus as Place
    Vantage Points: Campus as Place ends
    • Beth Dow, Chris Faust, and Alec Soth were commissioned to photograph their experiences of Carleton as a unique place.
    • Art Gallery

April 2002

Wednesday, April 3rd

May 2002

Wednesday, May 8th

Friday, May 17th

  • 2002 Senior Art Show
    2002 Senior Art Show begins (through Jun. 15)
    • Senior studio art majors present their comps projects in the Art Gallery.

June 2002

Saturday, June 15th

  • 2002 Senior Art Show
    2002 Senior Art Show ends
    • Senior studio art majors present their comps projects in the Art Gallery.

September 2002

Wednesday, September 25th

  • Stickman: Patrick Dougherty Project
    Stickman begins (through Oct. 13)
    • Photography and video of the creation of Patrick Dougherty's project Twigonometry.
  • Twigonometry
    Twigonometry begins (through Oct. 13)
    • A sculpture by Patrick Dougherty on the Bald Spot, Carleton College
    • Bald Spot

October 2002

Sunday, October 13th

  • Stickman: Patrick Dougherty Project
    Stickman ends
    • Photography and video of the creation of Patrick Dougherty's project Twigonometry.
  • Twigonometry
    Twigonometry ends
    • A sculpture by Patrick Dougherty on the Bald Spot, Carleton College
    • Bald Spot

January 2003

Friday, January 17th

  • Antarctic Visions and Voices
    Antarctic Visions and Voices begins (through Mar. 11)
    • Stuart Klipper, photographer; Douglas Quin, sound recordist; and David Rosenthal, painter
    • Art Gallery

March 2003

Tuesday, March 11th

April 2003

Friday, April 4th

Thursday, April 10th

May 2003

Sunday, May 11th

June 2003

Saturday, June 14th

September 2003

Friday, September 19th

October 2003

Sunday, October 26th

January 2004

Friday, January 16th

March 2004

April 2004

Thursday, April 8th

  • Thinskinned: LoCurto/Outcault
    Thinskinned begins (through May 9)
    • Projections and Prints by Lilla LoCurto and Bill Outcault

May 2004

Sunday, May 9th

  • Thinskinned: LoCurto/Outcault
    Thinskinned ends
    • Projections and Prints by Lilla LoCurto and Bill Outcault

September 2004

Friday, September 17th

Friday, September 24th

October 2004

Friday, October 1st

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    Northfield Gallery Crawl
    • 7:00 pm, Carleton College Art Gallery; Gould Library, Carleton College; Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College; Northfield Arts Guild

Thursday, October 7th

Friday, October 8th

November 2004

Friday, November 12th

Wednesday, November 17th

January 2005

Friday, January 7th

February 2005

Sunday, February 6th

Friday, February 11th

March 2005

Thursday, March 10th

April 2005

Friday, April 8th

May 2005

Sunday, May 8th

Friday, May 13th

June 2005

Friday, June 10th

September 2005

Friday, September 16th

  • Abstraction With Kingfisher, 2003
    Sue Johnson: Alternate Encyclopedia begins (through Nov. 13)
    • Paintings, prints, drawings of specimens from nature, inflected with surrealist humor. Installed as a three-dimensional "encyclopedia" complete with "real" specimens.
    • Art Gallery

November 2005

Sunday, November 13th

  • Abstraction With Kingfisher, 2003
    Sue Johnson: Alternate Encyclopedia ends
    • Paintings, prints, drawings of specimens from nature, inflected with surrealist humor. Installed as a three-dimensional "encyclopedia" complete with "real" specimens.
    • Art Gallery

January 2006

Friday, January 6th

  • Dafatir: Contemporary Iraqi Book Art
    Dafatir: Contemporary Book Art by Iraqi Artists begins (through Feb. 12)
    • "Dafatir" means notebook in Arabic. Dafatir, the exhibition, highlights the flourishing book arts in modern day Iraq and celebrates the persistence of the artistic impulse in a nation troubled by tyranny and war.
    • Art Gallery

Wednesday, January 18th

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    Film Screening: About Baghdad (2004)
    • A film by Iraqi poet and scholar Sinan Antoon and others. Introduction by Louis Fishman, visiting instructor in history.
    • 7:00 pm, 104 Boliou Hall

Tuesday, January 31st

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    Lecture: "Art from the Ashes"
    • Lecture by Hana' Malallah and Mohammed Al-Shammarey, Iraqi artists featured in the exhibition Dafatir: Contemporary Iraqi Book Art
    • 7:30 pm, 104 Boliou Hall

February 2006

Sunday, February 12th

  • Dafatir: Contemporary Iraqi Book Art
    Dafatir: Contemporary Book Art by Iraqi Artists ends
    • "Dafatir" means notebook in Arabic. Dafatir, the exhibition, highlights the flourishing book arts in modern day Iraq and celebrates the persistence of the artistic impulse in a nation troubled by tyranny and war.
    • Art Gallery

Saturday, February 18th

March 2006

Friday, March 10th

  • The Record Show Poster Show
    The Record Show Poster Show ends
    • Organized by Richard Shelton, LP collector and teacher at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design
    • Art Gallery

April 2006

Friday, April 7th

  • Sound Suspended
    Linda Rossi: Sound Suspended begins (through May 7)
    • Photographer and installation artist Linda Rossi presents her latest body of work, featuring straight large-scale photographs, digital prints, illuminated transparencies, video, and sculpture.
    • Art Gallery
  • Sound Suspended
    Art Opening: Sound Suspended by Linda Rossi
    • Opening night reception for the exhibition "Sound Suspended," an installation by faculty member Linda Rossi. Gallery talk by artist at 7:45.
    • 7:30 pm, Art Gallery, lower level Music and Drama Building

May 2006

Sunday, May 7th

  • Sound Suspended
    Linda Rossi: Sound Suspended ends
    • Photographer and installation artist Linda Rossi presents her latest body of work, featuring straight large-scale photographs, digital prints, illuminated transparencies, video, and sculpture.
    • Art Gallery

Friday, May 12th

  • 2006 Senior Show: Is that art in your pocket?
    2006 Senior Art Show begins (through Jun. 9)
    • Senior Studio Art majors present their work
    • Ar Gallery

June 2006

Friday, June 9th

September 2006

Saturday, September 16th

  • New Art, New Ideas: Students Curate the Collection
    New Art, New Ideas: Students Curate the Collection begins (through Oct. 4)
    • This show, curated by six Carleton students, will open the doors to the little-known Carleton art collection by highlighting works obtained over the past ten years.
    • Art Gallery

October 2006

Wednesday, October 4th

Friday, October 13th

  • Mapping Sitting (book of ID photos)
    Mapping Sitting: On Portraiture and Photography begins (through Nov. 15)
    • Two contemporary artists - one based in New York and the other in Beirut, create installations exploring how photographic portraiture operated in the Middle East over the last century.
    • Art Gallery

Thursday, October 26th

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    Lebanon and the Current Art Scene
    • Lecture by Hisham M. Bizri, professor of film in the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
    • 7:30 pm, 104 Boliou Hall

November 2006

Wednesday, November 15th

  • Mapping Sitting (book of ID photos)
    Mapping Sitting: On Portraiture and Photography ends
    • Two contemporary artists - one based in New York and the other in Beirut, create installations exploring how photographic portraiture operated in the Middle East over the last century.
    • Art Gallery

January 2007

Friday, January 12th

  • Chikanobu, <em>Moon Viewing</em>
    Chikanobu: Modernity and Nostalgia in Japanese Prints begins (through Mar. 4)
    • Japanese woodblock prints by Chikanobu, a leading master from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, chart changes in artistic style and transformations in Japanese culture.
    • Art Gallery

Thursday, January 25th

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    "Reflections on Beauty: A Discussion of Chikanobu's "Jidai Kagami" (Mirror of the Ages )"
    • Join Carleton's specialists on late 19th century Japanese art & literature - Prof Katie Ryor (Art History), Jim Smith (Carleton Art Collection), and Prof Katie Sparling (Asian Languages & Literature)- for an examination of the thirty-print folio recently acquired for the college art collection.
    • 4:00 pm, Art Gallery, lower level Music and Drama Building

February 2007

Thursday, February 8th

Thursday, February 15th

Friday, February 23rd

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    Lecture: "Chikanobu & the Feminization of the Past"
    • Joshua Mostow, Asian Studies, University of British Colombia will speak - in conjunction with current Art Gallery exhibition. Co-sponsored by the Art Gallery & the departments of Asian Studies & Art History. (An EdwinL.Weisl Jr. Lecture in Art History sponsored by the Robert Lehman Foundation.)
    • 4:45 pm, 104 Boliou Hall Auditorium

March 2007

Sunday, March 4th

Friday, March 30th

  • Mark Newport, He knew he could help, 2005 Photo inkjet print, 19 x 13” Edition of 8
    Gender Stitchery begins (through May 6, 2011)
    • This exhibition highlights the work of nine artists who knit and sew their art
    • Art Gallery
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    Art Opening: Gender Stitchery
    • Join us at an opening reception for an exhibition of knit and sewn works exploring gender roles and stereotypes, decorative arts conventions and craft traditions, and labor practices.
    • 8:30 pm, Art Gallery (Lower Level, Music & Drama Center)

April 2007

Friday, April 20th

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    Northfield Art Crawl
    • 6:00 pm, Art Gallery (Lower Level, Music & Drama Center) and other venues in Northfield

May 2007

Tuesday, May 1st

Friday, May 11th

June 2007

Saturday, June 9th

September 2007

Friday, September 14th

  • Harry Clewens, "Worker", 2000 (cropped)
    Seeing is Knowing: The Body begins (through Oct. 14)
    • Six contemporary artists interpret the human condition through the body, using techniques from printmaking and painting to video projection
    • Art Gallery
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    Art Opening -- Seeing is Knowing: The Body
    • Opening Night Lecture by Dan Bruggeman, 7:30pm in 104 Boliou Hall; reception 8:30 - 10 pm in the Art Gallery
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou 104 and Art Gallery

Thursday, September 20th

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    "Buckthorn Menace" Project Launch and Lecture
    • Artist Jim Proctor and Professor Mary Savina introduce "The Buckthorn Menace," an environmental art installation to be constructed by volunteers on sites at Carleton and St. Olaf.
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou 104

Saturday, September 22nd

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    "Buckthorn Menace" Community Service Day
    • Volunteer efforts for "The Buckthorn Menace" will kick off at this Community Service Day event at the project installation site in Carleton's Upper Arb. Please wear work clothes and shoes/boots and bring work gloves and weed tools if you have them. Volunteer construction will continue through October 12; see the Volunteer page for work dates & times.
    • 2:30 pm, Upper Arb

October 2007

Saturday, October 6th

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    "Buckthorn Menace" work session
    • Work with artist Jim Proctor to clear buckthorn plants, construct the sculpture "seedheads" and assemble the final sculptures in the Upper Arb. No experience necessary! Please wear work clothes and shoes/boots. Work sessions will continue through October 12; see the Volunteer page for other dates and times.
    • 8:30 am, Upper Arb

Saturday, October 13th

  • Buckthorn Menace sculpture detail
    The Buckthorn Menace begins (through Oct. 31, 2008)
    • A large-scale sculpture installation by artist Jim Proctor turns the invasive plant species buckthorn into art.
    • Art Gallery
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    "Buckthorn Menace" Opening Celebration
    • The opening celebration for "The Buckthorn Menace" environmental art installation will be held at the project installation site in the Upper Arb.
    • 3:00 pm, Upper Arb

Sunday, October 14th

  • Harry Clewens, "Worker", 2000 (cropped)
    Seeing is Knowing: The Body ends
    • Six contemporary artists interpret the human condition through the body, using techniques from printmaking and painting to video projection
    • Art Gallery

Friday, October 19th

  • Xavier Tavera, "Daniel Lew" 2007
    Vantage Points II: Picturing Students begins (through Nov. 14)
    • Three Minnesota-based photographers interpret Carleton College through its students and their particular rituals and organizations
    • Art Gallery
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    Art Opening -- Vantage Points II
    • Photographic artists Xavier Tavera and Beth Dow will speak about their work in Boliou Auditorium, to be followed by a reception in the Art Gallery, 8:30 - 10 pm.
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou 104 and Art Gallery

Tuesday, October 30th

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    Artist's Lecture
    • Photographer Angela Strassheim, part of the Vantage Points II exhibition, will speak in Boliou Auditorium.
    • 12:00 pm, Boliou Auditorium 104

November 2007

Wednesday, November 14th

  • Xavier Tavera, "Daniel Lew" 2007
    Vantage Points II: Picturing Students ends
    • Three Minnesota-based photographers interpret Carleton College through its students and their particular rituals and organizations
    • Art Gallery

January 2008

Friday, January 11th

  • Carl Gromoll, "Hydraulic Table"
    Functional Sculpture: Furniture from the Upper Midwest begins (through Mar. 10)
    • Carleton's winter exhibition presents chairs, tables, cabinets and other types of furniture by fifteen Upper Midwest furniture makers, sculptors, and industrial designers
    • Art Gallery
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    Art Opening: "Functional Sculpture"
    • For the exhibit "Functional Sculpture: Furniture from the Upper Midwest." 7:30: panel discussion in Boliou; 8:30: Reception in the gallery.
    • 7:30 pm, 104 Boliou Hall and Art Gallery

Thursday, January 17th

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    Artist's Talk - Linda Sue Eastman
    • A nationally known artist from Winona, Ms. Eastman's work is included in the Carleton Art Gallery exhibition, "Functional Sculpture: Furniture from the Upper Midwest". She'll speak and show examples of her work - finely crafted of tooled and polychromed leather, rich textiles, and wood.
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou Auditorium 104

Thursday, January 31st

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    Artist's Talk - Clifton Monteith
    • Michigan resident Clifton Monteith has work in the Carleton Art Gallery show, "Functional Sculpture: Furniture from the Upper Midwest". He'll speak and show images of his celebrated work - extravagant woven willow furniture, as well as lamps, lanterns and urushi lacquer work.
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou Auditorium 104

February 2008

Tuesday, February 12th

March 2008

Monday, March 10th

April 2008

Friday, April 4th

Tuesday, April 15th

Thursday, April 17th

May 2008

Thursday, May 8th

Sunday, May 11th

Friday, May 16th

June 2008

Friday, June 13th

September 2008

Friday, September 19th

  • World Ceramics
    World Ceramics: Transforming Women's Traditions begins (through Nov. 19)
    • This exhibition highlights ceramists and ceramics from points around the world where the makers are traditionally female, and explores innovative work based on transformations of older forms and designs
    • Art Gallery
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    "Africa in the Americas: the Creole Potters of St. Lucia"
    • Lecture by Patricia Fay, Associate Professor of Art, Florida Gulf Coast University. In conjunction with the exhibition "World Ceramics: Transforming Women's Traditions", Sept 19 - Nov 19, 2008.
    • 11:00 am, 161 Boliou Hall

Saturday, September 20th

Friday, September 26th

October 2008

Friday, October 24th

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    "Contemporary Zulu Ceramics: Life Stories from Azolina MaMncube Ngema and Clive Sithole"
    • Lecture by Elizabeth Perrill, Assistant Professor of African Art History at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Supported by the Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureship in Art History, and sponsored by the Robert Lehman Foundation. In conjunction with "World Ceramics: Transforming Women's Traditions", on view in the Carleton Art Gallery.
    • 4:30 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum

Friday, October 31st

  • Buckthorn Menace sculpture detail
    The Buckthorn Menace ends
    • A large-scale sculpture installation by artist Jim Proctor turns the invasive plant species buckthorn into art.
    • Art Gallery

November 2008

Wednesday, November 19th

  • World Ceramics
    World Ceramics: Transforming Women's Traditions ends
    • This exhibition highlights ceramists and ceramics from points around the world where the makers are traditionally female, and explores innovative work based on transformations of older forms and designs
    • Art Gallery

January 2009

Friday, January 9th

February 2009

Tuesday, February 3rd

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    Lecture, "Bibliophiles Delight: Melodramatic Physiognomy"
    • Join faculty and curators for a close look at Duchenne de Boulogne, Mecanisme de la Physionomie Humaine (Mechanism of Human Physiognomy), 1862, other volumes, and a tour of Melodrama in the Libe: Highlights from the Collections. In conjunction with the current Art Gallery exhibition, "Modernizing Melodrama".
    • 4:30 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum

Thursday, February 12th

March 2009

Wednesday, March 11th

  • Thomas Allen, <em>Reflex</em>
    Modernizing Melodrama ends
    • This art gallery exhibition is an interdisciplinary investigation of the evolution of melodrama in film, theatre, art, and media
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Buildng

April 2009

Friday, April 3rd

Thursday, April 16th

Thursday, April 23rd

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    Fritz Haeg, "Welcoming the Wild"
    • Haeg is a Los Angeles-based, Minnesota-bred artist, activist and architect known for transforming American front yards into vegetable gardens, and bringing together sculpture and ecosystem research through Animal Estates, a conceptual art project. Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn was published in 2008 by Metropolis Books. This event co-sponsored by the Committee for Studies in the Arts
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou Auditorium 104

May 2009

Sunday, May 10th

Friday, May 15th

  • We Heart Art: 2009 Senior Show
    We ♥ Art: 2009 Senior Art Show begins (through Jun. 12)
    • Exhibition of the Studio Arts major's Integrative Exercise (comps). Opening reception in the Art Gallery Friday, May 15.
    • Art Gallery

June 2009

Friday, June 12th

  • We Heart Art: 2009 Senior Show
    We ♥ Art: 2009 Senior Art Show ends
    • Exhibition of the Studio Arts major's Integrative Exercise (comps). Opening reception in the Art Gallery Friday, May 15.
    • Art Gallery

September 2009

Friday, September 18th

October 2009

Monday, October 5th

Saturday, October 17th

Thursday, October 22nd

November 2009

Wednesday, November 11th

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    "Dear Friend" Book Launch: U.S./Iraqi Kids Connect
    • Public reading from "Dear Friend", a book of letters between U.S. and Iraqi children. This book project was initiated by the Children's Cultural Connection of Northfield, and orchestrated by a group of Carleton students.
    • 7:00 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum

Wednesday, November 18th

January 2010

Friday, January 8th

Wednesday, January 13th

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    2010 Census Poster Design Competition Kick-off
    • “Design to Build Participation: Latino art in Minnesota”, a talk by Maria Cristina Tavera, artist and independent curator. Lecture will follow brief presentation on the Carleton College 2010 Census Poster Design Competition.
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou Hall, room 104

Tuesday, January 26th

  • Lucia film poster
    Lucia, a film by Humberto Solas
    • This 1968 film charts women’s roles during three periods in Cuban history. It will be introduced by Carol Donelan, associate professor of Cinema and Media Studies and Yansi Perez, assistant professor of Spanish.
    • 7:00 pm, Boliou Hall, room 104

February 2010

Wednesday, February 3rd

Monday, February 22nd

March 2010

Thursday, March 18th

April 2010

Friday, April 2nd

Thursday, April 8th

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    Altered Books Workshop
    • Transform old books and magazines into artistic book objects.
    • 7:00 pm, Printmaking Studio, lower level Boliou Hall

Thursday, April 15th

May 2010

Sunday, May 9th

Friday, May 14th

June 2010

Friday, June 11th

September 2010

Friday, September 17th

  • Prints around the Pacific Rim
    Prints Around the Pacific Rim begins (through Nov. 17)
    • This exhibition presents new work by artists from New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Canada and Hawaii.
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg

Thursday, September 23rd

  • by Sean Caulfield
    Lecture, "Printmaking: Across Disciplines, Between Cultures"
    • Opening night of "Prints Around the Pacific Rim"; lecture by Sean Caulfield, University of Alberta. Lecture co-sponsored by the Christoper U. Light Lecture in the Arts.
    • 7:30 pm, 104 Boliou Hall Auditorium
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    Exhibition reception, "Prints Around the Pacific Rim"
    • Highlighting artists from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Canada, and Hawaii, this exhibition celebrates artistic exchange, indigenous and global influences, and printmaking as a sustained research process.
    • 8:30 pm, Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg

October 2010

Wednesday, October 13th

November 2010

Wednesday, November 17th

  • Prints around the Pacific Rim
    Prints Around the Pacific Rim ends
    • This exhibition presents new work by artists from New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Canada and Hawaii.
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg

January 2011

Friday, January 7th

February 2011

Thursday, February 3rd

Monday, February 14th

Tuesday, February 15th

March 2011

Wednesday, March 9th

April 2011

Friday, April 1st

  • EveryBody!
    EveryBody! Visual Resistance in Feminist Health Movements, 1969-2009 begins (through May 8)
    • This art exhibition surveys the visual arts of the Women’s Health Movement of the 1960s and 70s, which demonstrate the shift from pathologizing to empowerment in the discourse of women’s health.
    • Art Gallery
  • Constructa/Vulva
    Opening Reception: Celebrating "EveryBody!"
    • Opening Reception featuring Constructa/vulva, an interactive sculptural performance by subRosa (Hyla Willis and Faith Wilding from the collective of interdisciplinary feminist artists). Constructa/vulva, honoring the 1970s Feminist Women's Health Movement, encourages audience members to create an idealized vulva with the assistance of human speculums.
    • 7:30 pm, Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg

Wednesday, April 20th

May 2011

Friday, May 6th

  • Mark Newport, He knew he could help, 2005 Photo inkjet print, 19 x 13” Edition of 8
    Gender Stitchery ends
    • This exhibition highlights the work of nine artists who knit and sew their art
    • Art Gallery

Sunday, May 8th

Tuesday, May 10th

  • Wunderkammer: 2011 Senior Show
    Wunderkammer: The 2011 Senior Art Show begins (through Jun. 10)
    • View the final works of these Studio Art Majors: Stephanie Brogdon, Eleonore Dixon-Roche, Sarah Doherty, Aliza Faragher, Shannon Finnegan, Alexander Heid, Kailyn Kent, Andrew McLamore, Meagan Nishi, Jacqueline Oman, Henry Roberts, Larissa Silverman, and Katya Thronweber. Art will be exhibited in the Art Gallery, Boliou Hall and Hulings Hall.
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg; Boliou Hall; Hulings Hall

Friday, May 13th

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    2011 Senior Art Show Opening!
    • A moveable feast for the eyes in Boliou Hall, Hulings Hall, and the Art Gallery.
    • 7:00 pm, Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg; Boliou Hall; Hulings Hall

June 2011

Friday, June 10th

  • Wunderkammer: 2011 Senior Show
    Wunderkammer: The 2011 Senior Art Show ends
    • View the final works of these Studio Art Majors: Stephanie Brogdon, Eleonore Dixon-Roche, Sarah Doherty, Aliza Faragher, Shannon Finnegan, Alexander Heid, Kailyn Kent, Andrew McLamore, Meagan Nishi, Jacqueline Oman, Henry Roberts, Larissa Silverman, and Katya Thronweber. Art will be exhibited in the Art Gallery, Boliou Hall and Hulings Hall.
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg; Boliou Hall; Hulings Hall

September 2011

Friday, September 16th

  • And Stand Proud Amongst the Danger
    Seeing is Knowing: the Universe begins (through Nov. 16)
    • Art meets astronomy in an exploration of the role of the visual in our pursuit of celestial knowledge.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum
  • Middle School
    Middle School: Photographs by John Schott begins (through Nov. 16)
    • Before there was a Weitz Center for Creativity, there was the Northfield Middle School--a building populated by generations of Northfield schoolchildren. Photographer and Carleton professor John Schott explores both physical space and memory through a striking series of photos taken in the school building before its renovation.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum
  • Dr. Schleidan
    'Seeing is Knowing: the Universe' Opening Reception
    • 'Reach into the Black Hole', presented by The League of Imaginary Scientists - a non-exclusive society for creative scientists and mechanically minded artists. They happen to live in Los Angeles but operate out of a black hole.
    • 7:00 pm, Large Gallery in Teaching Museum & Weitz Center for Creativity Commons
  • Demolition
    'Middle School: Photographs by John Schott' Opening Reception
    • Schott, long-time Cinema and Media Studies professor, documents the Northfield Middle School as the building awaits transformation into the Weitz Center form Creativity.
    • 7:00 pm, Small Gallery in Perlman Teaching Museum, and Weitz Center for Creativity Commons

Saturday, September 17th

  • Weitz Center for Creativity
    Community Open House
    • A Community Open House with opportunities to respond and reminisce, co-hosted by the Northfield Downtown Development Corporation.
    • 3:00 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity
  • Lockers
    Remarks on 'Middle School: Photographs by John Schott'
    • Schott, long-time Cinema and Media Studies professor, documented the Northfield Middle School as the building awaited transformation into the Weitz Center for Creativity. In connection with the Community Open House.
    • 4:00 pm, small gallery, Perlman Teaching Museum

October 2011

Monday, October 3rd

  • Nine Reconnaissance Satellites over the Sonora Pass, 2008
    'The Other Night Sky', followed by skygazing in Central Park
    • Artist, writer, experimental geographer Trevor Paglen has been exposing the secret activities of the U.S. military and intelligence agencies over the last eight years in books and large-scale landscape photographs. These 'Other Night Sky' images reveal secret spy satellites and other covert military operations.
    • 6:00 pm, Cinema, Weitz Center for Creativity; Central Park
  • Vortex @ in Sextans (Inactive Signals Intelligence Spacecraft), 2009
    Earth, Satellite & Constellation Sightings with Joel Weisberg & Trevor Paglen
    • Bring your own binoculars (optional) and blanket. Dress for the weather. Check http://go.carleton.edu/museum for exact time; cancelled in event of clouds or rain.
    • 7:30 pm, Central Park

Tuesday, October 4th

Tuesday, October 25th

  • Nostalgia for the Light
    Patricio Guzmán's 'Nostalgia for the Light' 2010 film
    • Film screening with introductions by Andrew Fisher, associate professor of history; Cecilia Cornejo, filmmaker Guzman, known for political documentaries, sets this filmic meditation on time, space, history and memory in Chile’s Atacama Desert, where astronomers peer into distant galaxies and relatives of “disappeared” political prisoners seek remains of their loved ones.
    • 7:30 pm, Cinema, Weitz Center for Creativity

November 2011

Thursday, November 3rd

  • Saturn
    'Seeing is Knowing: the Universe' exhibition tour
    • Tour the large gallery at the Teaching Museum with Joel Weisberg, physics and astronomy; Dan Bruggeman, studio art; Victoria Morse, history
    • 12:00 pm, Teaching Museum, Weitz Center for Creativity

Wednesday, November 16th

  • Middle School
    Middle School: Photographs by John Schott ends
    • Before there was a Weitz Center for Creativity, there was the Northfield Middle School--a building populated by generations of Northfield schoolchildren. Photographer and Carleton professor John Schott explores both physical space and memory through a striking series of photos taken in the school building before its renovation.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum
  • And Stand Proud Amongst the Danger
    Seeing is Knowing: the Universe ends
    • Art meets astronomy in an exploration of the role of the visual in our pursuit of celestial knowledge.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum

January 2012

Tuesday, January 17th

Friday, January 20th

February 2012

Monday, February 27th

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    Zoe Charlton, Artists Lecture
    • As a complement to the exhibition, 'A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary Art', featured Baltimore-based artist Charlton challenges notions of gender, race and class in vigorous figure drawings.
    • 7:30 pm, Weitz Cinema

March 2012

Friday, March 30th

Saturday, March 31st

  • open house
    Perlman Teaching Museum Community Open House
    • Enjoy two exhibitions and a 3:30pm gallery talk by Kristin Makholm from the MN Museum of American Art, along with family art activities!
    • 2:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum, Weitz Center for Creativity

April 2012

Saturday, April 14th

September 2012

Friday, September 14th

October 2012

Saturday, October 20th

Tuesday, October 23rd

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    Art Collection Assistants' Office Hours
    • Peek at Carleton Art Collection treasures selected by student collection assistants. Theme: "Our Favorites: Introduction to the Collection"
    • 11:00 am, Weitz Room 2 (lower level, below Teaching Museum)

Tuesday, October 30th

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    Art Collection Assistants' Office Hours
    • Peek at selected Art Collection treasures selected by student collection assistants. Theme: Figures from Picasso to Stack
    • 11:00 am, Weitz Room 2 (lower level, below Teaching Museum)

November 2012

Thursday, November 1st

  • Tough Times, c. 1970, Pan He<br />
Self-Portrait with Cat, 1926, Foujita Léonard
    Art Talk: Two Teaching Exhibitions
    • Reception in honor of teaching exhibitions in French and History with student experts.
    • 4:30 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum and Weitz Center Commons

Tuesday, November 6th

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    Art Collection Assistants' Office Hours
    • Peek at selected Art Collection treasures selected by student collection assistants. Theme: Landscape.
    • 11:00 am, Weitz Room 2 (lower level, below Teaching Museum)

Wednesday, November 14th

January 2013

Thursday, January 17th

February 2013

Friday, February 1st

March 2013

Friday, March 1st

May 2013

Friday, May 17th

  • 2013 Senior Art Show
    2013 Senior Art Show Opening Reception
    • Celebrate the achievements of the biggest set of studio art majors ever with the Perlman Teaching Museum exhibition. Refreshments and fun.
    • 7:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum and Weitz Commons

October 2013

Thursday, October 3rd

  • Jessica Rath
    A Kickstarter Tale: Artist Jessica Rath
    • Jessica Rath, an L.A. based artist, offers her experience with Kickstarter as a fundraising vehicle for creative projects. Lunch for 25.
    • 12:00 pm, Gould Library Atheneum

Friday, October 4th

Thursday, October 17th

Thursday, October 24th

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    Story/Film/Artists' Books: A dialogue
    • Jeff Rathermel, curator/book artist, and Carol Donelan, CAMS professor, compare two vibrant and related artistic media. RECEPTION TO FOLLOW.
    • 5:00 pm, Weitz Cinema; Reception Weitz Commons near Teaching Museum

January 2014

Thursday, January 16th

Friday, January 17th

February 2014

Thursday, February 13th

March 2014

Wednesday, March 12th

  • Elise Engler, Everything in her bag
    Lifeloggers: Chronicling the Everyday ends
    • Artists seek to better understand the nature of existence and to reveal the banalities and complexities of quotidian life.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum

April 2014

Thursday, April 3rd

Friday, April 4th

  • James D. Butler, Power Plant / St. Paul
    Rapture/Rupture: James D. Butler Upper Mississippi View begins (through May 4)
    • Butler's painting "Power Plant/St. Paul" complements the Petrochemical America exhibition focusing on the lower Mississippi "Cancer Alley."
    • Perlman Teaching Museum
  • Richard Misrach
    Petrochemical America: Project Room begins (through May 4)
    • Haunting photographs of "Chemical Alley" on the lower Mississippi by photographer Richard Misrach and "throughlines" by designer Kate Orff.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Braucher and Kaemmer Family Galleries

May 2014

Sunday, May 4th

  • James D. Butler, Power Plant / St. Paul
    Rapture/Rupture: James D. Butler Upper Mississippi View ends
    • Butler's painting "Power Plant/St. Paul" complements the Petrochemical America exhibition focusing on the lower Mississippi "Cancer Alley."
    • Perlman Teaching Museum
  • Richard Misrach
    Petrochemical America: Project Room ends
    • Haunting photographs of "Chemical Alley" on the lower Mississippi by photographer Richard Misrach and "throughlines" by designer Kate Orff.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Braucher and Kaemmer Family Galleries

Friday, May 16th

June 2014

Sunday, June 1st

Friday, June 13th

September 2014

Friday, September 19th

  • McCall pano 1973
    Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape begins (through Nov. 19)
    • Organized by Ken Tape '99, Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape, pairs decades-old photos of Alaska’s Arctic with contemporary views.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Family Gallery
  • Christina Seely, <em>Alaska Diptych</em>
    Christina Seely: Markers of Time begins (through Nov. 19)
    • Seely '98, with evocative photos and videos of the arctic and equator, meditates on climate change and how time is measured and experienced.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Braucher Gallery

October 2014

Tuesday, October 14th

November 2014

Wednesday, November 19th

  • McCall pano 1973
    Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape ends
    • Organized by Ken Tape '99, Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape, pairs decades-old photos of Alaska’s Arctic with contemporary views.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Family Gallery
  • Christina Seely, <em>Alaska Diptych</em>
    Christina Seely: Markers of Time ends
    • Seely '98, with evocative photos and videos of the arctic and equator, meditates on climate change and how time is measured and experienced.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Braucher Gallery

January 2015

Wednesday, January 7th

  • Ion Sørvin
    N55 and Designs for the Public Sphere
    • Ion Sørvin and Till Wolfer of this Copenhagen-based design collective introduce the philosophy and practices of the N55 team.
    • 7:00 pm, Cinema, Weitz Center for Creativity

February 2015

Thursday, February 12th

  • Camille Coonrod '15
    Art for the People
    • Art Collection Treasures Revealed. Join Guide Camille Coonrod '15 in the Weitz Center Commons. Sample "Picasso to Pollock plus More."
    • 12:00 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity Commons

Monday, February 16th

Thursday, February 19th

  • Camille Coonrod '15
    Art for the People
    • Art Collection Treasures Revealed. Join Guide Camille Coonrod '15 in the Weitz Center Commons. Sample "Picasso to Pollock plus More."
    • 12:00 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity Commons

Thursday, February 26th

  • Camille Coonrod '15
    Art for the People
    • Art Collection Treasures Revealed. Join Guide Camille Coonrod '15 in the Weitz Center Commons. Sample "Picasso to Pollock plus More."
    • 12:00 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity Commons

May 2015

Friday, May 15th

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    Opening Reception: Composite
    • Opening REception, COMPOSITE, 2015 Senior Art Show. Celebrate 14 student artists' excellent achievements.
    • 7:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum and Weitz Center Commons

September 2015

Friday, September 18th

October 2015

Tuesday, October 6th

  • Timothy O'Sullivan, Pontoon Bridge, 1863
    Civil War Photography Lecture and exhibition reception
    • "Seeing the Elephant: Photography and the American Civil War," Jeff Rosenheim, Curator in Charge, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
    • 7:00 pm, Weitz Cinema, lecture, then Perlman Teaching Museum and Weitz Center Commons

Sunday, October 18th

Tuesday, October 27th

November 2015

Tuesday, November 3rd

Tuesday, November 10th

January 2016

Friday, January 22nd

February 2016

Monday, February 1st

Monday, February 8th

Friday, February 12th

Wednesday, February 17th

Wednesday, February 24th

  • Ralph Gibson, Untitled (Red Book), 1989
    Ralph Gibson, American Art Photographer
    • Renowned art photographer Ralph Gibson presents a lecture titled “The Next Step: A Retrospective Showing Selected Works From 1960-2016.”
    • 6:00 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity, Room 136

Thursday, February 25th

  • Utagawa Hirokage, Cherry Blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, 1859
    Gallery Talk: Kathleen Ryor
    • Gallery talk about Falling Blossoms, Floating World exhibition followed by cocktail reception
    • 5:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Gallery

Monday, February 29th

March 2016

Tuesday, March 1st

Wednesday, March 9th

April 2016

Friday, April 1st

May 2016

Sunday, May 1st

Tuesday, May 17th

  • The Artist as Culture Producer (forthcoming from University of Chicago Press)
    Conversation: Post-Art School Confidential
    • Sharon Louden, artist and editor of “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life” and Andrew Russeth, co-executive editor of ARTnews
    • 7:00 pm, NOTE NEW LOCATION: Boliou Hall, room 104

June 2016

Thursday, June 2nd

Friday, June 10th

Friday, June 17th

September 2016

Friday, September 16th

January 2017

Friday, January 6th

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    How to Read a Chinese Painting
    • Lecture by Kathleen Ryor, Tanaka Memorial Professor of International Understanding and Art History.
    • 7:00 pm, Weitz 236

Thursday, January 19th

February 2017

Friday, February 24th

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    EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP: film screening
    • Perlman Teaching Museum offers EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP: a Banksy film with discussion and food afterwards.
    • 7:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Family Gallery

March 2017

Friday, March 3rd

April 2017

Tuesday, April 4th

  • Jill Quigley, Rural Fluorescent: Yard
    Curator Tour: Post Picturesque
    • Join Perlman Teaching Museum director Laurel Bradley for a tour of the exhibition “Post Picturesque: Photographing Ireland.”
    • 12:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum

Thursday, April 20th

  • Ruby Wallis, Unfixed Landscape, inkjet print
    Curator Tour: Post Picturesque
    • Join Perlman Teaching Museum director Laurel Bradley for a tour of the exhibition “Post Picturesque: Photographing Ireland.”
    • 5:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum

May 2017

Sunday, May 7th

Friday, May 19th

June 2017

Friday, June 9th

May 2018

Friday, May 11th