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15th Annual Modfest at Vassar College - Exhibit - The World After January 20, 2017: Works by Contemporary Artists and Poets

This year’s Modfest, Vassar College’s annual exploration of 20th and 21st century arts, will be headlined by Tony Award winning singer and actor Audra McDonald. 

Modfest will run January 26-February 5 and will feature music, exhibitions, dance and spoken word. All events are free and open to the public.

Reservations for the February 5 event will open on January 16; tickets are free, but online reservations are required (see listing below for details).

For a complete event listing  - click here

Ongoing Exhibits

  • January 26-February 5, 2017 Engage! The Artist's Voice Old Bookstore, College Center
  • February 2 - 16, 2017 The World After January 20, 2017: Works by Contemporary Artists and Poets 5-7 pm

Thursday, January 26, 7:00pm Modfest 2017 Opening Night Concert & Reception
Join us for an exciting and moving opening night for Modfest 2017. At 7pm, begin your journey in the Vassar Chapel, from there a short walk will find you in the Main Library, and finally the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Along the way enjoy performances by the Vassar College Women’s Chorus and string quartet presenting “How to Survive Winter” by American composer Jocelyn Hagen and poetry by Julia Klatt Singer, musical offerings featuring students from various groups and our chamber music ensembles as well as members of the Vassar College Choir. The evening ends with a preview of the new exhibit, “The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War” and an opening night reception.
Chapel, Thompson Library, Jade Room in Taylor Hall, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Date Summary of Events:  Click on website link for detailed description

  • Friday, January 27, 7:00pm Raising Healing Voices The Rosenwald Film Theater, Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film
  • Saturday January 28, 8:00pm First Honorary Adene and Richard Wilson Concert Skinner Hall of Music
  • Sunday January 29, 3:00pm Tom Sauer, piano Skinner Hall of Music
  • Wednesday February 1, 3:30pm Music, Words, and Images Villard Room, Main Building
  • Thursday February 2, 7:00pm Connecting Voices Old Bookstore, College Center
  • Friday, February 3, 7:00pm Dance Performance: Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre Frances Daly Fergusson Dance Theater, Kenyon Hall
  • Saturday, February 4, 7:00pm Concert: Vassar College Orchestra and Madrigal Singers Skinner Hall of Music
  • Saturday, February 4, 8:30pm Cabaret Night Skinner Hall of Music
  • Sunday, February 5, 3:00pm Raising Voices: An Afternoon with Audra McDonald Skinner Hall of Music Please note: this is a reserved seating program. Online reservations are required. Visit the Music Department website for additional information and a link to Tix.com to reserve; reservations will be open on January 16, 2017. Limit four seats per reservation.
Date:Sunday, Feb 5th, 2017
Time:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:All events are free and open to the public.
Contact URL:http://arts.vassar.edu/news/announcements/2016-2017/170126-modfest-audra-mcdonald.html
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