Charles Loring Elliott, Portrait of Matthew Vassar, 1861

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Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center will close temporarily for roof repairs after May 18, 2010, re-opening in January 2011

During the hiatus, the Art Center will schedule programs at other campus locations and Vassar students and faculty will be provided some access to works in the Art Center's permanent collection, strictly for course-related purposes. However, no public attendance at the museum will be possible until the repairs are complete and the museum is fully reopened in January 2011.

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Late Night at the Lehman Loeb will “Raise the Roof” with the Chris O'Leary Band on May 13, 2010.

Join with the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center and help “Raise the Roof” at Late Night at the Lehman Loeb on Thursday, May 13, from 5:00 to 9:00pm. Enjoy one more Late Night at the Art Center before the building is closed for roof repairs from May 18 through January 2011. This special evening will include a performance by noted blues musicians, the Chris O’Leary Band.

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Art on air: Art Center exhibitions featured on WAMC's "The Roundtable."

Sarah LaDuke, the producer of WAMC Northeast Public Radio's "The Roundtable," interviewed Art Center curator Patricia Phagan about the exhibition, At the Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750 – Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection as well as artist and professor Harry Roseman and Art Center curator Mary-Kay Lombino about the site-specific installation, Harry Roseman: Hole in the Wall.

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Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar celebrates third anniversary of Late Night at the Lehman Loeb, February 11, 2010.

In celebration of the third anniversary of the highly successful and popular “Late Night at the Lehman Loeb” program, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center will offer a special evening centered around "reasons why I love the Lehman Loeb," on Thursday, February 11, from 5:00 to 9:00pm. The Art Center will provide disposable cameras and visitors are encouraged to take pictures of what they love most about the Art Center. The pictures will then be assembled and shared on the Art Center Facebook® page the following day. In addition, there will be performances by six Vassar student a cappella groups in the galleries, as well as birthday cake and refreshments in the atrium.

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Site-specific installation, "Harry Roseman: Hole in the Wall," on view at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, January 29 - May 18, 2010.

Harry Roseman: Hole in the Wall, is the inaugural installation of a new program of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, curated by Mary-Kay Lombino, The Emily Hargroves Fisher '57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator and Assistant Director for Strategic Planning at the Art Center. Noted artist Roseman, professor and chair of the Art Department at Vassar College, will begin installing Harry Roseman: Hole in the Wall in mid-December once classes are over and during Winter Break (December 10 – January 19). Visitors to the Art Center will be able to view the work-in-progress during this time. The official opening celebration will be on Friday, January 29. Harry Roseman: Hole in the Wall will be on view to the public through May 18, 2010.

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Exhibition checklist: "Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750 – Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection"

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College will present a special exhibition, At the Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750 – Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection, on view from Friday, January 22 through Sunday, March 21, 2010. The exhibition will feature a selection of 76 works—including prints and posters, as well as a children’s toy—from the collection of Dr. John P. Eckblad of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Paris, France, who has one of the most extensive private collections of prints and posters associated with industry and labor.

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Faustian bargains between humanity and carbon in the next Art Center exhibition, "At the Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750 – Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection," January 22 through March 21, 2010.

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College will present a special exhibition, At the Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750 – Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection, on view from Friday, January 22 through Sunday, March 21, 2010. The exhibition will feature a selection of 76 works—including prints and posters, as well as a children’s toy—from the collection of Dr. John P. Eckblad of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Paris, France, who has one of the most extensive private collections of prints and posters associated with industry and labor.

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Exhibition checklist: "Albrecht Dürer: Impressions of the Renaissance"

"Albrecht Dürer: Impressions of the Renaissance," an exhibition organized by the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, will feature 41 works celebrating the world of Albrecht Dürer, one of the greatest artists of the Northern Renaissance. All except one of the prints will be drawn from the permanent collection of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, renowned for its Old Master print collection. The exhibition will open to the public, without charge, from Saturday, November 14 through Thursday, December 24. On Thursday, November 19, exhibition curator, Patricia Phagan, The Philip and Lynn Straus Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Art Center, will give a lecture about Dürer and printmaking, with a reception to follow.

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