Local school emphasizes visual arts
A few blocks from Timothy Dwight College, high school students from New Haven and the surrounding area are enjoying an atypical high school experience. Last week, visual arts students from the Educational Center for the Arts guided their families and other guests through a showcase of their artwork installed in ECA’s classrooms. The half-day inter-district »
Artist talks fusion of sculpture, drawing and cinema
“Is it possible to reduce cinema to something fundamental?” — this is a question British-American artist Anthony McCall used to summarize the direction of his work during a Tuesday lecture at the Yale School of Art. In front of a crowd of roughly 30 members of the Yale community, McCall discussed the progression of his »
Local dance company funds its own show
Almost Porcelain, a new performance by the New Haven-based dance company Elm City Dance Collective, will premier this spring in large part owing to a fundraising campaign the group launched on Kickstarter. Company members succeeded in raising $5,035 in 30 days — exceeding their fundraising goal by nearly $900. The company is gearing up for »
Beinecke to unveil trio of exhibits
This season, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is closing the gap between the visual arts and the art of literature. On Saturday, Beinecke will unveil a trio of new exhibits that will draw on materials from across its collections. According to Beinecke’s Research Librarian Elizabeth Frengel, who curated one of the exhibits, the »
Cabaret sees record season
The current Yale Cabaret season is on track to end its run with the highest revenues the theater has earned in the past five years.
Researcher talks access to digital information
On Tuesday morning in Sterling Memorial Library, a German researcher talked about a way in which technology can be used to access old materials created through now-obsolete digital mediums. Dirk von Suchodoletz, a principal researcher at the Institute for Computer Science at the University of Freiburg in Germany, gave a presentation titled “Making the Old »
YCBA reopens study room
The Yale Center for British Art has begun to reopen previously roped-off spaces to the public.
Tod Papageorge leaves Yale School of Art
After serving as director of the Yale School of Art’s photography program for over 30 years, Tod Papageorge will step down from his teaching position this December.
Harvard to offer theater major
A few years from now, students interested in studying theater within the Ivy League may not immediately turn to Yale.