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In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Vassar College invites the Hudson Valley Community to enjoy "A Day at Vassar," October 15, 2011.

Vassar College, on the occasion of its 150th anniversary, welcomes all members of the Hudson Valley community to spend “A Day at Vassar” on Saturday, October 15. This day-long series of free events will feature a selection of lectures taught by members of the world-renowned Vassar faculty, entertainment, special tours, exhibitions, and more.


"A Taste for the Modern" highlights 48 outstanding works in Vassar's Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center's permanent collection, including examples by Cézanne, Picasso, Klee, Matisse, Marin, and Stieglitz, June 24 - September 4, 2011.

This summer Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center will present A Taste for the Modern: Gifts from Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, Edna Bryner Schwab, and Virginia Herrick Deknatel that will highlight 48 outstanding works in the permanent collection, including examples by Cézanne, Picasso, Klee, Matisse, Marin, and Stieglitz, June 24 - September 4, 2011.


2010-11 Vassar Artists in Residence Aaron Fein ’93 and Dahlia Lithwick discuss the world premiere of "White Flags" on view April 24 - 29, 2011.

The outdoor sculpture installation White Flags by Aaron Fein ’93, an artist, architect, and Vassar alumnus, will be on view on the Chapel Lawn from Sunday, April 24, through Friday, April 29. A closing reception with the artist will be held on April 29 from 2:30-4:30pm. Preceding the reception, Fein and his wife, media commentator Dahlia Lithwick will present a panel discussion on the topic of "Creative expression and free speech - What are the boundaries in America today?" at 1:00pm on Friday in Taylor Hall, room 203.

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