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One of Etz' favorite pieces from the Little Boxes exhibition is this dollhouse created by Yinka Shonibare.

If these walls could talk

Posted in Beyond Campus on August 1, 2013

As a summer intern at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Karly Etz ’13 helped to curate an exhibition that examines the intersection of architecture and art.

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Drew Johnson '14

Novel ink

Posted in On Campus on April 2, 2013

Students in Introduction to Printmaking learn a lot about techniques, but they learn even more about themselves in the process.

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The View From Luxor

The view from Luxor

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 11, 2012

Thanks to an old photograph in the Denison Museum collection, Marisa Zemesarajs ’16 can journey to Luxor, Egypt, without ever leaving campus.

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Nine By Nine

Nine by nine

Posted in On Campus on May 29, 2012

Senior interns have curated their own exhibition from a fascinating sampling of the Denison Museum’s collections.

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In This Issue ...

In this issue …

Posted in On Campus on December 7, 2011

Denison Magazine should be making its way to readers in the coming weeks. Here’s what’s in store.

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Tea Time

Tea time

Posted in On Campus on November 4, 2011

Last weekend, 75 people gathered at Burke auditorium to witness an intimate Japanese ritual not often open to the public.

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Denison Museum's new director, Sherry Harlacher

Wood and (tea) leaves

Posted in On Campus on September 15, 2011

A canoe. Buddhist prayer beads. Nesting tables. Visit the Denison Museum and see what they all have in common.

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You Might Have to Go 8,527 miles to Find a Better Collection

You might have to go 8,527 miles to find a better collection

Posted in On Campus on January 3, 2011

A recent gift reinforces Denison Museum’s status as one of the foremost repositories of Burmese art in the world.

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Photo courtesy of ColumbusMuseum.org

Telling the stories of art

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 21, 2010

Nannette Maciejunes ’75 as been up to her elbows in new construction for more than a year, but the work pays off on 1/1/11.

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Fast-forward through the decades to “You’ve come a long way baby,” an exhibit co-curated by Natalie Marsh and museum interns Hannah Miller ’12 and Melissa Grannetino ’12, and based on research by Robert Jackler of Stanford University. The wall-to-wall display of cigarette advertisements creates a cube of colorful snapshots into the past, including a bride posing with a pack of smokes. Many of the ads parallel the women’s liberation movement by portraying cigarettes as “torches of freedom.” The advertisements depict smoking as part of every social experience, from cocktail parties, to sailing, to horseback riding. They often feature blithe phrases as free as the smoke trailing towards the black frames, encouraging women to “believe in yourself” and “be happy – go Lucky.”

Finding art in unlikely places

Posted in On Campus on September 29, 2010

From vagabonds to Virginia Slims: A look inside Denison Museum’s latest exhibitions.

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