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Upcoming Events


Art show exhibit

Opening reception:
BC Art Club Student Art Show
February 24, 7:00 p.m.
Student Programs corridor, Carney first floor
Come to celebrate the work of your talented fellow students!


Third Reich

Conference: Legally Blind: Law, Ethics, and the Third Reich
Tuesday and Wednesday, March 10-11, 2015
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons, Boston College
International scholars will explore how Nazi Law impacted civil law, race, medicine and religion. Free and open to the public, but registration required by March 6, 2015.

Concert: Music of the Jewish Soul
Tuesday, March 10, 8:00 p.m. Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Mezzo-soprano Monika Krajewska and pianist Natasha Ulyanovsky will perform this program in conjunction with the "Legally Blind" conference (see above). Free and open to the public.




All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

watercolor by Alexandra Deplas

BC Art Club Spring Student Show
February 24 – May 1, 2015
Student Programs Hallway, Carney first floor
Open daily from 8:30 a..m. until 6 p.m.
(8:30 p.m. with BC i.d.)
At left: Untitled watercolor by Alexandra Deplas '18

Funerary Relief

Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire
McMullen Museum, Boston College
Organized in collaboration with the Yale University Art Gallery, the McMullen's spring exhibition will showcase art and artifacts from the eastern Mediterranean to tell the story of how the peoples of these regions incorporated various aspects of Roman culture from the 2nd through the 6th century CE. Students in the fall semester course "The Art Museum: History, Philosophy & Practice" participated in planning the installation of this exhibition at the McMullen Museum, where it will be on view through May 31, 2015.
At left: Funerary relief of a woman holding a spindle. From Palmyra, 125-150 CE (limestone; Yale University Art Gallery)

Northern Blue Sky

Northern Sky: Collages by Stoney Conley
Level Three Gallery, O'Neill Library Library hours
January through August 2015
Fine Arts Professor Stoney Conley combines painting and collage in his recent works, portraying the trees and skies of New England. The artist says this technique "forces one to simplify, to see the whole and not get lost in the details." At left: Northern Sky Blue, 2012 (oil, acrylic and collage on paper). Presented by the Fine Arts Department and The Boston College Libraries.

black Youth history

The Power of Youth Movements in Black History
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library, Boston College
February 4 – 27, 2015 (Library Hours)
Frank Garcia-Ornelas '16 says he "chose to attend BC [because of] its emphasis on social justice, which is rooted in the University's broader mission and Jesuit tradition." With his artwork he aims to showcase the spirit of today's young people who are inspired by the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The exhibition is sponsored by the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center, the Vice President of Student Affairs, and the Boston College Libraries. There will be an opening reception Friday, February 6 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Student Photography

From the Eagle's Eye: A Rotating Gallery of Student Photography
4th Floor Reception Area, Maloney Hall
Spring Semester 2015
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Photographs by Boston College students who captured visually what B.C. means to them.
Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Boston Common park

Creating Boston Common: The Evolution of America's Oldest Park
Stokes Hall South, Third Floor
January 21 – May 31, 2015
Students in the History Department's "Making History Public" program created and curated this exhibition, which examines the four-century history of the Boston Common. Sponsored by the Department of History, Boston College Libraries, and the College of Arts and Sciences.


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