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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

How to Make a Chapbook

SBU Libraries’ Preservation Department will be out in Southampton on Wednesday, September 27th, teaching students how to assemble their own chapbooks. Chapbooks are handmade, bound collections of writings.  They have a storied history, having served as conveyors of everything from

Posted in Preservation, Southampton, Writing and Literature

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

Posted in Art, Southampton

SBU Libraries’ Southampton Library Says Goodbye to Summer with Six-Word Stories.

The SBU Southampton Library recently brought a popular activity back for an encore: the six-word story. Since the first project’s theme was “Spring”, we decided to keep the seasonal cycle going with “Summer”. Our students had a lot to say without many

Posted in About Us, Southampton

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

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Art, Events, Southampton

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

Posted in Art, Events, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach, Southampton

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,

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