An image from a current series of photographs by Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Sarah Kaufman, Seeping Inside, was included in a Huffington Post article on women in the arts. The article is ‘Pen And Brush’: Female Artist Non Profit Director Janice Sands Talks Women And Art and the slide is #14, Untitled (Stripes) Digital C-Print 2012.
The annual Student Exhibition at the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College opens April 24, showcasing the work of art students in media including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, installations, mixed media and photography. The exhibition runs through May 10. Read More
Jack Meyer, a sophomore American Studies major and Art History minor, offers his observations on Edvard Munch’s The Scream now at the Museum of Modern Art, in an essay on the Huffington Post. Read why he compares it to a screening of The Exorcist. Read More
Dr. Jennifer Mass, Senior Scientist and Laboratory Director of the Scientific Research and Analysis Laboratory at the University of Delaware’s Winterthur Museum, will present a lecture on April 5 at 12:15 p.m. in Pfahler 208. The title of the talk is “The Synchrotron and the Masterpiece: Uncovering Vanishing Images in Paintings Using X-Ray Fluorescence and Absorption Spectroscopies.” Read More
The mathematics and computer science department will host a special lecture on math and art presented by Professor Annalisa Crannell of Franklin & Marshall College on March 29 at noon in the Berman Museum. Read More
Susan Shifrin, Associate Director for Education at the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, will speak on best practices in museum accessibility at the PA Museums Annual Statewide Museums Conference in April in Doylestown, Pa. Read More
Jack Meyer, a sophomore American Studies major and Art History minor, revisits a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition from his youth, and helps us understand why photographer Diane Arbus’ work is so powerful in his essay on The Huffington Post.
The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art was featured in the February issue of Philadelphia Magazine as a recommended regional destination. The Berman is called “airy, gleaming and gorgeous,” and is found on page 95 with such cultural icons as the Architectural Archives at Penn, Mario Lanza institute, Stenton Historic House in Germantown and Philadelphia A’s Historical Society.
The Montgomery Newspapers attended the opening reception for the Jennifer Karady photography exhibition, In Country: Soldier’s Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan, in the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art. Photos are posted in the Montgomery County weekly newspapers from the opening. The exhibition runs through April 7.
Dr. Judith A. Carney, a professor in the Department of Geography at UCLA, will speak Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in Musser auditorium in Pfahler Hall. Her talk is titled “In the Shadow of Slavery: People, Plants and Agro-ecological Practices in the Americas.” Read More