William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art



Escapism: Senior Art Exhibition 2021 Artist Talks

April 23, 2021

Virtual artist talks with Art Department graduating seniors … Read More

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Sex Work and Visual Culture (Common Ground Series)

April 8, 2021

Panelists will discuss social practice photography, public representations and perceptions of sex workers, voyeurism, and sex workers' labor and humanitarian rights… Read More

Costume Design

Diverse Bodies and the Evolution of Costume Design

March 25, 2021

Using examples of costumes and scenes from iconic plays and productions, this talk will look at how the concept of the ideal body has shifted and how this plays out in costume… Read More


Autism Spectrum: Representation and Perception (Common Ground Series)

March 11, 2021

An artist and psychologist will discuss support systems and the evolving sociocultural understanding of autism. … Read More

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Framing Architecture and Reimagining Communities (Common Ground Series)

March 4, 2021

Discussion between an artist, a sociologist, and an urban planner to examine the framing of communities through architecture, aesthetics, and more… Read More

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Memories That Aren’t Ours: Experimental Films from Atlanta (Common Ground Series)

March 2, 2021

Atlanta-based filmmakers will discuss creating experimental film shorts relating to the Black experience … Read More

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Make Some Noise! Creative Collaboration NOW!

February 18, 2021

Participatory event about building unity through the arts; attendees can enjoy an audience-improvised performance at the conclusion… Read More

Chichimec Lecture

The Chichimec in the Aztec and Spanish Imagination

January 28, 2021

Discover Chichimec identity through archival material from Aztec and Spanish colonial visual culture… Read More

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Conservation at the Harvard Art Museums

November 6, 2020

Join Ruby Awburn, Haddon Dine, and Julie Wertz, at the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, where they will present paintings and objects along with materials and analysis on how science… Read More

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“Why is Aunt Jemima Retiring?”: Black Caricature as Mnemonic Device

November 5, 2020

Panel discussion on African American caricature, film screening, and dinners for students… Read More