STUDENT BLOG: Clayton Bell ’21 discovers his ‘favorite city in the world’

This is a weekly installment in a series of blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre’s nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment. Clayton Bell (Liberty Township, Ohio), a sophomore planning to major in mathematics, is a member the football team and

By |2019-03-22T15:05:50+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Academics, Architecture, Art History, Buildings, News, Study Abroad|

Students display artwork at Danville Community Arts Center

Eleven Centre College students were selected to have their artwork on display at Danville’s Community Arts Center (CAC), as part of the CAC’s 2019 Student Showcase. The artwork is currently displayed on the second floor gallery through March 29. Exhibit hours are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10

By |2019-03-14T16:47:16+00:00March 14th, 2019|Academics, Art History, News, Studio Art|

Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble exhibit celebrates Centre’s bicentennial

The upper-level Curating Centre art history course has put together an exhibition titled Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble, celebrating Centre College’s bicentennial through artifacts that are not typically seen around campus. The exhibit will be on display in the AEGON Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center until March 29. Assistant Professor of

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Centre senior brings her passion for museums to Asheville Art Museum internship

Applying her love of museums and art, Allison Putnam ’18 interned at the Asheville Art Museum in North Carolina, fulfilling the promise of an internship that the Centre Commitment makes to all Centre College students. Working in the development department, she focused on member outreach and the museum’s benefit gala. In addition to organizing events

By |2018-05-30T18:57:15+00:00August 18th, 2017|Art History, Internships, News, Studio Art|

CENTRE RESEARCH | Becky Fulton ’18 prepares to publish research on ‘running the Flame’

As Centre College’s bicentennial approaches, Becky Fulton ’18 has dived into the College’s history for the summer, particularly the campus tradition of “running the Flame.” After an independent study during Centreterm, a three-week winter term, and a presentation at the Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium during the spring term, Fulton will spend the

By |2018-05-24T15:17:06+00:00July 27th, 2017|Art History, Campus, News, Research|

John C. Young scholar Sadhvika Reddy ’17 explores the concept of exotic women

John C. Young (JCY) Scholar Sadhvika Reddy ’17 starts her work with the AmeriCorp Project in Chicago, she will have a greater understanding of social relations thanks to her yearlong project titled “The Exoticized Woman: The Commodification of Other-ized Women in Visual Culture.” The idea for her topic came from an art and body course she

By |2018-05-23T18:13:07+00:00June 5th, 2017|Academics, Art History, John C. Young Program, News|

Students use liberal arts to explore Centre’s history

During the 2017 spring semester, Associate Professor of Art History Jay Bloom taught a course titled Visualizing Centre's History that allowed students to combine and utilize various aspects of the liberal arts education through art, history, research and technology. “I wanted to see if I could design a course that forged a closer correspondence between the kinds

By |2018-05-23T18:18:00+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Academics, Art History, News|

Norton Center art exhibit invites visitors to "Rohm"

Through generous gifts from the Karp Family and the O.K. Harris Gallery in New York City, Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts is hosting the exhibition, "Rohming Around: Untitled Works by Robert Rohm," through June 2017. The exhibit of five abstract totemic sculptures were curated by art history major Mackenzie Nichols ’17 as her senior

By |2018-06-13T18:12:27+00:00May 16th, 2017|Academics, Art History, News|

Destiny Mbachu ’17: Would I choose Centre again? [Honors Convo address]

Valentine (Val) Banor ’17 and Destiny Mbachu '17 provided the keynote addresses at Centre College's annual honors convocation on May 2. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. Mbachu, a politics major from Louisville, Kentucky, is a member of Kappa Alpha

By |2018-06-13T19:46:35+00:00May 4th, 2017|Academics, Art History, News, Politics|

Governor’s School for the Arts gives back to the community

The more than 250 student artists participating in the three-week 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) on Centre College’s campus spread out across Danville on June 24 for a Community Service Day. The rising high school sophomores and juniors taking part in the intensive summer arts residency program did good works at

By |2018-08-03T19:44:19+00:00June 29th, 2016|Art History, Drama, Shakespeare, Library, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|
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