« Back to Calendar

"Other People's Pictures" Photography Exhibition at Vassar College

"Other People’s Pictures" photography exhibition offers a look at the disappearing art and charm of the snapshot (7/14-9/17)

A new exhibition at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College offers a glimpse into how the medium used to function in the lives of amateur photographers. Other People’s Pictures: Snapshots from the Peter J. Cohen Gift will be on view July 14-September 17, 2017. The exhibition and all associated events are free and open to the public.
 
Comprised of 200 small black-and-white photographs mostly of American women from the early and mid-twentieth century, the photos in this exhibition were selected from a gift of more than 500 donated by Peter J. Cohen in 2015.

EXHIBITION EVENTS
Gallery Talk: The Collector’s Perspective: Gallery Talk with Peter J. Cohen
Wednesday, July 19, 12:00pm, Art Center

Curator’s Gallery Talk: Recurring Themes
Thursday, August 3, 5:00pm
Walk-through of the exhibition with Art Center curator Mary-Kay Lombino.
 
Gallery Talk: An Artist’s Perspective with Oliver Wasow
Thursday, August 31, 5:00pm, Art Center
 
Exhibition Closing Lecture: Joel Smith, How Snapshots Matter
Friday, September 7, 5:30pm
Taylor Hall, room 102
Smith is the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at The Morgan Library & Museum. A reception will follow in the Art Center Atrium at 6:30pm.

Date:Thursday, Aug 24th, 2017
Time:10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cost:Free and open to the public
Contact Phone:(845) 437-5237
Contact URL:http://fllac.vassar.edu/
Location: Vassar College, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center was founded in 1864 as the Vassar College Art Gallery. Vassar was the first college or university in the country to include an art museum as part of its original plan. The current 36,000 square foot facility was designed by Cesar Pelli and named in honor of the new......Read more

Weather:Click here for 12604 forecast
Map:

Featured Events

Newest Events

Events at this Location

There are no upcoming Events at this location

Contact Us: 800-445-3131