Tag Archive | "Housatonic Museum of Art"

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Rendezvous in Black

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

Many of us here at Housatonic aren’t aware of our art gallery, which is one of the best art galleries in Connecticut starting from 1886. Here, we feature new artists and every season there is a new exhibit! People that are aware of the art gallery just assume that it is all student work but, […] Continue Reading…

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Rice is Life and Simulacratopia (again) Use Art to Address Social Issues

Posted on 31 March 2016 by

When visitors enter the Rice is Life exhibit they are greeted with bowls hanging from red string casting a grid of shadows on the ground. The bowls are made entirely from biodegradable materials. Statistics are posted on the wall detailing the problem of hunger in the world, Connecticut and then specifically Bridgeport. The Housatonic Art […] Continue Reading…

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Not Just Pretty Pictures

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

Housatonic offers great events that not many students really feel the need to attend. The Larry Silver: Then and Now exhibition was something that I also wouldn’t normally attend, but I actually enjoyed it. This gallery was an exhibition of documentary and abstract photographs by the artist. The web site explains how Larry Silver began […] Continue Reading…

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HCC Museum Holding Commemorative Exhibit

Posted on 02 October 2015 by

Birthdays are always special occasions, and for HCC it is no different. The Housatonic Museum of Art is currently running a special exhibit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the museum. Named “50 Objects/50 Years,” the exhibit is to display items in the school’s collection gathered over the last 50 years. According […] Continue Reading…

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The Rhythm in the Rhino: Local Artist Brings New Life to Housatonic With Captivating Exhibit

Posted on 03 April 2015 by

Our universe seems to be built on the principle of millions of small pieces coming together to form one big product.  Whether it be words coming together to make a paper, atoms constructing matter or a series of seemingly unimportant decisions building on top of each other to create your own life story, nothing seems […] Continue Reading…

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Delightful, Delicious, Disgusting Exhibit Opens at HCC

Posted on 15 October 2014 by

The HCC community, along with the public, was invited to view painter Mia Brownell’s Delightful, Delicious, Disgusting collection in the Burt Chernow Gallery on Thursday, September 25th. The Chicago native’s works are food-based, frequently hinting at human sexuality, notably female sexuality. The images also resemble molecular structures with interpretations of various fruits such as apples […] Continue Reading…