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Art in the Jazz Age: Sep. 26

The Art in Focus Lecture Series returns on September 26th with Charles A. Riley II, director of the Nassau County Museum of Art, discussing the creative and social ferment of 1920s Paris.     Drawing on his 2017 book, Free

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Art Crawl Draws Enthusiastic Crowd

A large crowd of art enthusiasts attended the Art Crawl yesterday (Sept. 14, 2017). Art Crawls unite Stony Brook University’s galleries through a series of free, guided tours led by expert curators. They are supported by a Presidential Mini-Grant for Department

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Art in Focus Recap

The Art in Focus Lecture Series got off to a riveting start last night with a talk from Susan Davidson and Carol Stringari of the Guggenheim Museum. The topic was the conservation of Jackson Pollock’s 1947 masterpiece, Alchemy.   Susan

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Come Learn the Art of Alchemy at Southampton

The Southampton library is proud to help kick off SBU Libraries Art in Focus series with a lecture on a fascinating topic: the restoration of Jackson Pollock’s 1947 painting Alchemy.   Please join us Tuesday, September 12th at 7 pm

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Welcome Back, Southampton!

Welcome back to all of our OT, PT, Health Informatics, SOMAS, and MFA students! And in a few days, we’ll say hello to the new Health Administration program. It’s an exciting time to be on the Southampton campus and we

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Fall 2017 Art Crawls

Art Crawls unite Stony Brook University’s galleries through a series of free, guided tours led by expert curators. The University Libraries will be participating in the September and November Art Crawls. Join in at any point on the tours!   THURSDAY,

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Memento Mori: The Richard F. Welch Collection

Learn about the history and artistry of early Long Island gravestones (1680-1801) through the Richard F. Welch Collection. Comprised of hundreds of photographs, negatives, and research notes, the collection documents gravestones, stone carvers, symbols, cemeteries, and people that lived from

Posted in Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Books, History, Manuscripts, Research, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Join Us on a Free Art Crawl! Friday, April 7 from 3pm-6pm

The University Libraries is pleased to be part of the campus-wide Art Crawl on Friday, April 7 from 3pm-6pm. This free, guided tour of galleries begins at 3pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Zodiac Gallery, but please join us at

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SBU Southampton Library Celebrates Jules Feiffer

In honor of his 88th birthday, the SBU Southampton Library is celebrating all things related to the remarkable career of Jules Feiffer. Our Book Lounge features a display of his works in our collection, ranging from cartoons and graphic novels

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Tech Spotlight: Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is a free mobile app that lets you virtually view artwork from museums, galleries, and archives from around the world. Students who are studying art and art history may find this app to be useful in discovering

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