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Join Us at the Art Crawl on Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 3pm

Free guided tours of Stony Brook University’s diverse art galleries will take place on Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 3pm as part of campus-wide events for the inauguration of Maurie McInnis, sixth president of Stony Brook University. Participating galleries

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

Fall 2021 Art in Focus lecture series off to an exciting start

On Tuesday, September 21, University Libraries and the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center were pleased to welcome Dr. Lewis Kachur of Kean University for an Art in Focus talk on “The ABCs of New York Surrealism in the 1930s.” Dr.

Posted in Art, Events

Call for Artists: Fall 2021 Student Art Show

Stony Brook Fine Arts Organization (FAO) announces the call for artists for the Fall 2021 Student Art Show! Art Exhibition will be held at the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library in the North Reading Room. Submissions due by: September 25th

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Stony Brook University Libraries honored to participate in 9/11 Memorial & Museum commemorative poster exhibition

Stony Brook University Libraries is honored, having been selected as a recipient institution for the limited, official hardcopy poster collection of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum 20th Anniversary Commemoration. This 14 poster exhibition, September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed

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Call for Student Art: Spring 2021 Art Show

Stony Brook University students from all departments (regardless of skill level) are invited to submit artwork, photographs, poems, or short writings (250-500 words) to a physical art exhibit at the Library titled: CULTURE & IDENTITY, sponsored by the Staller Center’s

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach

Art in Focus with Helen Harrison

Last night marked the opening of the fall 2020 Art in Focus lecture series. Via Zoom, attendees from as far away as Texas and California tuned in to listen to Helen Harrison, the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Director

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Southampton

Call for Artists: Spring 2020 Student Art Show

The Stony Brook University Fine Arts Organization is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 Student Art Show at Melville Library! Accepted works will be displayed in the North and Central Reading Rooms. Guidelines: Open to undergrad and grad students

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Socially-engaged art project draws crowds to Central Reading Room

Last month, SBU Libraries partnered with Professor Nobuho Nagasawa of the Department of Art to host her socially-engaged art project “Emotional Treasures, Emotional Revelations.” Beginning with a kickoff event on November 11, participants in this project created a small four-fold

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room

Students in ARH 400 Study the History of Photography in Special Collections

Students in Professor Barbara Frank’s advanced seminar in art history and criticism (ARH 400) visited Special Collections on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 and conducted research using one-of-a-kind, rare primary sources from the Tintypes and Portraits Collection. The collection includes 24 tintype

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Special Collections & University Archives

Whitman’s Poetic Legacy Celebrated through Art, Music, Literature, and History

On Friday, May 3 students, scholars, and the community gathered at Stony Brook University to explore and celebrate Walt Whitman’s local and global influence, impact, and legacy. The symposium “Starting from Paumanok: Whitman, Long Island, The World” examined Walt Whitman’s

Posted in About Us, Art, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Writing and Literature