in celebration of the 75th anniversary of Hofstra University
EMILY LOWE GALLERY (Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus)
Wednesday, September 1-Friday, December 17, 2010
The generosity of art donors has been essential to the growth and development of the Hofstra University Museum’s permanent collection of close to 5,000 works from six continents and dating from the pre-Columbian era to the contemporary. This exhibition highlights some of the significant contributed works that help define the current collection.
DAVID FILDERMAN GALLERY
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus
Thursday, September 23, 2010-Friday, February 4, 2011
This 75th anniversary exhibition, guest curated by Geri Solomon, assistant dean of special collections and Hofstra University archivist, draws from the University Archives collection and highlights 75 stories from the University’s past. Through photographs, original documents, and memorabilia the exhibition tells stories of the founding of the University, past achievements, and contributions of University presidents, students, faculty and staff.
Monday, February 28 – Friday, May 27, 2011
This exhibition is offered in conjunction with the Hofstra Cultural Center conference 1935: The Reality and the Promise, April 7 – 9, 2011. Drawing upon works from the Hofstra University Museum collection and utilizing loans from local regional museums, this original exhibit will highlight the impact upon American art caused by the depression era, the shift from a rural to an urban society, the exploration of new artistic techniques and media, as well as the influence of fleeing European artist émigrés to this nation.