Art

Apr 26, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Art Majors Present at Symposium on Clothing and Jewelry, and the Condemnation of Female Authority

On April 2, Arcadia University art history majors Jessica Smith’ 22 (in photo, at right) and Julia Gregory ’23 presented papers at the Philadelphia-Area Undergraduate Art History Symposium, held at Saint Joseph's University. Smith presented a summary of her thesis, "Clothing & Jewelry: A...

Brigid Whelihan Apr 19, 2022 10:48 am

Learning About the Bigger Impact

Arcadia University has always encouraged students to develop an understanding of our larger global community. I’m sure we all are familiar with Arcadia’s exceptional study abroad programs. So it’s no surprise that even many of the courses here in Glenside focus on the wider world and peoples....

Catherine Portelli Mar 24, 2022 12:00 am

The Internet Ate My Homework

Every student in the past two years has suffered from fallout from the pandemic. Taking classes while stuck in your bedroom was not ideal for most students. Not being able to see your friends or teachers or the rest of the world took a huge toll on mental health. But, was it really that bad? Was it...

Mar 15, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

March 21 - 24: Arcadia Celebrates Life of Legendary Cremona Morrey with Art Exhibition, Documentary Screening, and Panel Discussion with the Montier Family

On Thursday, March 24, Arcadia University will celebrate the life of Cremona Morrey, a legendary resident of the Cheltenham area. The special event begins at 7 p.m. with a screening of the 25-minute WHYY documentary The Montiers: An American Story in Grey Towers Castle Korman Mirror Room. This will...

Feb 28, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

‘The Space Between’: Solomon ’06 to Lecture on Finding a Career in the Arts

Kajette Solomon '06, juror of Arcadia University’s 2022 Student Biennial, will speak on finding a career in the arts on Thursday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room. The lecture will also be available online.  Titled "The Space Between," the lecture will chronicle...

Feb 1, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Campbell Chosen as Arcadia Public Art Resident Artist

Visual artist Amir Campbell has been selected as Arcadia University’s Public Art Resident Artist for 2022. Also known as Amiracle, Campbell will be the lead artist for this year's Arcadia Public Art Project and will teach a cohort of students in the public art apprenticeship course (...

Dec 7, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

mimiMAC Gallery Presents Works of Exhibitions Coordinator Matthew Borgen

MiniMAC is pleased to announce Narratives, an exhibition of works by Hiro Sakaguchi and Matthew Borgen, exhibitions coordinator at Arcadia University. Both artists work with popular culture iconography to tell stories about the human experience. The exhibition runs through Jan. 15, 2022 at mimiMAC...

Paskell and students in Artist in Community course

Nov 29, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

“Artist in the Community” Students Give Back to Community Through Art Projects

Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd, adjunct professor in the School of Education at Arcadia University, each year leads students in giving back to the community through art. In place of their usual "Art of the Syllabus" event on campus through the Artist in the Community course, Paskell and her...

Painting class at Arcadia

Micah Gordley Nov 18, 2021 2:39 pm

The Art of Patience in Painting

“Finally,” I thought to myself last spring while choosing classes for my upcoming sophomore year. “This is the class I’ve been waiting for.” I added Painting I to my registration and sat back with relief. This would at long last be my first year of in-person learning at Arcadia, and I had been...

Sun & Sea performance

Oct 25, 2021 5:25 pm

From a Student’s Perspective: Arcadia Exhibition’s Sun & Sea

By guest blogger Anna Hilbert ’22 On Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, Arcadia Exhibitions bid farewell to the Sun & Sea opera-performance as the cast continued on to the next stop of their tour in Arkansas before heading off to Sweden. As an Arcadia student, I was fortunate enough to see...

Dr. Jill Pederson

Aug 30, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Pederson Publishes Book on Leonardo da Vinci, Speaks on Australia Radio on Mona Lisa

Dr. Jill Pederson, associate professor of Art History, this summer published "Leonardo, Bramante, and the Academia: Art and Friendship in Fifteenth-Century Milan" (2021, Harvey Miller/ Brepols), the first study to provide a comprehensive historical and theoretical account of the long-debated,...

Collage of three photos of donating and receiving the tote bags

Jun 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Honors Course Sends Art Supplies to Ghana

Adjunct Professor of Education Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd met Nanna Kittoe Manful and was introduced to her organization, Obaatan, during a service trip to Ghana 10 years ago for her photography service project, Color of Poverty. That relationship has evolved—so much so that when...