Fine Arts Department
Fine Arts Featured Story
Fine Arts professor Jeffery Howe co-curated, Courbet: Mapping Realism, at BC's McMullen Museum of Art. Departmental faculty members Claude Cernuschi and Katherine Nahum also contributed essays to the catalog for the exhibition, which runs through December 8. Read about the exhibition.
Upcoming and Ongoing Events
Professors and Pastries: Fine and Performing Arts
Thursday, December 5, 3:30 p.m., Stokes Hall S140
All students are invited to share conversation and carbohydrates with faculty from the Fine Arts, Music and Theatre departments. Sponsored by the Academic Advising Center. Contact Ingrid Calder at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Exhibition Opening: Alston Conley: Paintings & Constructions
Friday, December 6, 6:30 p.m.
Rhodes Arts Center Gallery, Northfield Mount Hermon School, Mount Hermon, MA
Works by Fine Arts faculty member Alston Conley will be on display through January 24, 2014.
Friday, December 6
Devlin Hall, 4th Floor Studios
The Boston College Art Club invites ALL students to an open studio night for figure drawing. No experience is necessary, and free supplies will be available. Take a study break to try something new, or improve your skills! Contact Sarah Webber for more information.
The Art of Story
Saturday, December 7
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Main Lobby, Boston Childrens Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA
The Creative Arts Program at Boston Children's Hospital is hosting this event to celebrate their new storybook art collection and show off recent renovations and expansions to the hospital's facilities. In conjunction with this project, Fine Arts faculty member Mark Cooper created a series of sculptural benches in collaboration with patients who were asked to write or draw on the theme "where I'm from." Contact Jessica Finch at 617-355-2787 or email@example.com for more information.
Lecture: Text and Image in Persian Art
Saturday, December 7
2:00 p.m., Brown Auditorium, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Sheila Blair, Norma Jean Calderwood University Professor of Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College, will investigate the interplay between the verbal and the visual using specific examples of Persian painting and poetry. Sponsored by the American Institute of Iranian Studies. For additional information or to RSVP by December 2 contact Jilana Steward at firstname.lastname@example.org or 323-857-6011.
Exhibition closing soon: Courbet: Mapping Realism
McMullen Museum, BC
This exhibition, co-curated by Fine Arts faculty member Jeffery Howe and lauded by Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee as "admirably ambitious," will close on Sunday, December 8. More about Courbet: Mapping Realism in our featured story.