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+00:00 August 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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 | 2016-06-29T15:33:34+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Art History, Drama, Humanities, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

Governor's School for the Arts nurtures potential of young artists in third year at Centre

More than 250 student artists will arrive on Centre College’s campus this weekend for the 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). This is the College’s third year hosting GSA, a statewide arts education program managed by the Kentucky Center that gathers talented rising high school sophomores and juniors from across the state for an annual

By | 2016-06-16T11:31:53+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Art History, Drama, Humanities, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

Olivia Weber ’16 studies the intersection of religion and quiltmaking as a John C. Young Scholar

In the midst of studying for classes and writing papers, students do not always have the chance to make new discoveries in their fields of interest. However, as a John C. Young (JCY) Scholar, Olivia Weber ’16 conducted research about an art form that had not previously been paid much scholarly attention: quiltmaking. Weber’s project,

By | 2016-06-03T11:46:38+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Academics, Art History, John C. Young Program, Religion, Research|

Independent study highlighted at annual John C. Young Scholars Symposium

The annual John C. Young Scholars Symposium at Centre College will be held Saturday, April 16 in Vahlkamp Theater of Crounse Hall, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Seven seniors will present the results of their yearlong projects, each providing a 20-minute presentation with an opportunity for concluding questions and discussion. Four presentations will take place during the

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