Discovering social justice connections in art

When assistant professor Bernardo Rios saw artist Corita Kent's work on a table in the Tang Teaching Museum, he was instantly drawn to it. He learned that Kent used her work to address social justice issues, which was a topic close to Rios' interests. When the opportunity to research Kent and the connection between her work and Chicano communities, Rios immediately thought of Lisa Moran '17 to assist in the summer project. Moran and Rios describe their findings on the podcast This is Skidmore, and explain where the project will go now that the summer is over.

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Movement dialogue

Skidmore dancers will present "a physical dialogue" with the printed art in a Hyde Collection gallery on Thursday, Aug. 24.

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What to expect on a Skidmore tour

Touring campus is an important part of the college selection process. Here's what you can expect when you visit Skidmore.

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Alumni help boost aid fund

More than 350 students have earned Skidmore degrees with aid from the Palamountain Scholarship Fund. That fund and its good works just grew again, thanks to its always-popular gala benefit.

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Experiments beyond the sciences

When he was first a guest on This is Skidmore, political science professor Chris Mann discussed the then-upcoming presidential election and hinted about his students' unique research that was to be performed during the semester. Now, on season two's final episode of This is Skidmore, Mann was joined by Brent Azaert '20, Brian Roberge '18, and Antigone Scaperdas '19 to share their findings.

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News

August 18, 2017
When assistant professor Bernardo Rios saw artist Corita Kent's work on a table in the Tang Teaching Museum, he was instantly drawn to it. He learned that Kent used her work to address social justice issues, which was a topic close to Rios' interests. When the opportunity to research Kent and the connection between her work and Chicano communities, Rios immediately thought of Lisa Moran '17 to assist in the summer project. Moran and Rios describe their findings on the podcast This is Skidmore, and explain where the project will go now that the summer is over. Read More »
August 18, 2017
Skidmore dancers will present "a physical dialogue" with the printed art in a Hyde Collection gallery on Thursday, Aug. 24. Read More »
August 17, 2017
Artist Annica Lydenberg '00, owner of the design firm Dirty Bandits, has painted messages on bathroom scales (here) and helped launch the 2017 baseball season by designing Budweiser's specialty Red Sox cans. Read More »
August 15, 2017
Studying with Skidmore students and sharing campus life are part of a summer college preview for teenagers--such as Wenqin and Andrew, both returning to campus as freshmen this fall. Read More »
August 11, 2017
Zazie Beetz '13 and David Miner '91 may bump into each other at the 2017 Emmy Awards - both are up for Best Comedy Series for their respective shows. Read More »

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