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University Libraries, Simons Center Gallery and Zuccaire Gallery Featured at Art Crawl

On Friday, November 3, guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of photographs, paintings, multi-media installations, and sculpture. Four galleries at Stony Brook University were featured at the second event of the semester. Art Crawls unite Stony Brook

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Art Crawl II: Friday, November 3, 3pm-5pm

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 November Art Crawl. Join in at any point on the tours! The Art Crawl is supported by a Presidential

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New Exhibition: World War I Through the Lens

“World War I Through the Lens: Photographs of the Western Front, 1914-1918”   2017 marks the centennial of United States involvement in World War I. The Western Front was the site of a 400-plus mile stretch of land weaving through

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, History, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Database Update: Artstor

Have you noticed that the digital art library database, Artstor, looks different? You may have thought, Wow! No more pop up windows or Flash needed when I want to look at an image, but where did my instructor privileges go?

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Katy Siegel and the Venice Biennale

Join us Tuesday, October 10th for the final Art in Focus lecture of the fall at Southampton.   Katy Siegel, the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Endowed Chair in Modern American Art, Stony Brook University will be speaking about

Posted in Art, Southampton

Creating Chapbooks

Many thanks to Arielle Hessler of the SBU Libraries Preservation Department for her workshop on How to Make a Chapbook held at the Southampton campus library on September 27th. Chapbooks are the literary DIY project of choice and the results,

Posted in Art, Books, Preservation, Southampton

An American in (love with) Paris

If you ever get a chance to see Charles Riley speak, take it. The author of Free as Gods: How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism captivated the audience at the SBU Southampton Library’s second Art in Focus lecture on September 26th. 

Posted in Art, Books, Dance, Events, History, Southampton

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

Posted in About Us, Art, Music, Southampton, Writing and Literature

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

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Southampton, Special Collections & University Archives

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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