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Randolph hosting first-ever Arts Open House Feb. 8

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  Are you or someone you know interested in studying the arts at Randolph College? Sign up now to attend Randolph’s first-ever Arts Open House February 8! The daylong event will help prospective students and their families get to know the art scene at Randolph and will feature the College’s studio art, dance, museum and... READ MORE >>

Developed and Disturbed: Three students curate their own exhibition for museum and heritage studies course

(From left) Sara Primm, Elisabeth Ayars, and Jordon Kirkpatrick

Tasked with co-curating an exhibition on American landscape art for her Curatorial Seminar course, Elisabeth Ayars ’19 perused Randolph’s art collection for inspiration. Initially, she was searching for works that were similar and cohesive. But it was the differences between the works that really stood out. “They were all made with different mediums, and they... READ MORE >>

Talents on display: Brianne Roth ’13 facilitates self-assessments of museum operations across the nation

Brianne Roth

Ever since her first museum internship with the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in Williamsburg, Virginia, Brianne Roth ’13 knew she wanted to pursue a career in museums. Her dream has since become a reality, and she is now one of two museum assessment program officers for the American Alliance of Museums in Washington, D.C.  “I believe that... READ MORE >>

Randolph to host open house for new home of Ancient Collections on campus

Art history professor Andrea Campbell and Sara Primm '20 look at glass samples from Randolph's archaeology collection

In conjunction with International Archaeology Day, Randolph’s museum and heritage studies program will celebrate the installation of its Ancient Collections in Room 416 of the Harold G. Leggett Building tomorrow, October 17. The open house will be held from 5-7 p.m. and is free and open to the campus community as well as the public.... READ MORE >>

Smith, Czuhai present research from Randolph’s Natural History Collections at national conference

Cai Czuhai and Emily Smith examine fossils in the Natural History Collections lab at Randolph

Emily Smith, coordinator of Randolph’s natural history and archaeology collections, and Cai Czuhai ’20 recently presented research from the College’s Natural History Collections at the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections annual conference in Chicago. Czuhai presented the poster, “Depicting Extinction and Evolution,” which detailed the process Czuhai used to create the life-sized... READ MORE >>

New grant will cover living costs for museum studies internships

Rachel Harrison '18 takes a photo of fossils during a museum and heritage studies course

A $25,000 grant from the Helen S. and Charles G. Patterson Foundation will support students interning museum work or related areas like history, art, or natural history as well as work that applies to the field like education, curation, fieldwork, or marketing.... READ MORE >>

Archaeologist to lecture on ‘The Politics of Public Display’

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On Wednesday, November 7, Morag M. Kersel, an archaeologist and anthropology professor at DePaul University, will give the lecture, “The Politics of Public Display: Museums, Artifacts from the Holy Land, and the Public Trust.” The event is free and open to the public, and will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room 537 of Leggett Building.... READ MORE >>

Leslie Hite ’20 serves as guide in Amherst County Ghost Walk

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Studio art major Leslie Hite ’20 was recently a tour guide for the Amherst County Museum and Historical Society’s Ghost Walks. In addition to being a fun volunteer experience, it also fulfilled a public education assignment for her Intro to Museum Studies class. Read more in the News & Advance.... READ MORE >>

Cheer on students in the Panathenaic Torch Relay Race!

Runners in the 2017 Torch Relay Race near Martin Science Building

Classics students are gearing up for the second annual Panathenaic Torch Relay this Friday, September 21, at 4:30 p.m. The Randolph community is invited to come out and cheer on the contenders as they navigate the course through campus. The race begins on the RAD Center deck, winds through campus, and ends in the parking... READ MORE >>

Manager of National Gallery, London Research Centre shares insight with Randolph community

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Alan Crookham, Research Centre manager at the National Gallery, London, will present the lecture, “The Turner Bequest at the National Gallery, London,” at Randolph Tuesday, September 18. His talk begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Crookham’s lecture will explore the history of British painter... READ MORE >>