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Converging Perspectives: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Permanent Collection

June 2 – July 3, 2016
Image: Andō Hiroshige, <em>Okazaki</em>
Image: Andō Hiroshige, Okazaki, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō, 1831–34. Color woodblock print. Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, gift of Henry Colgate, 1955.1.39. Photography by Richard Walker.
Converging Perspectives presents eight examples of faculty and student approaches to the permanent collection of the Picker Art Gallery across the four academic divisions at Colgate University: Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and University Studies. Featuring more than forty works of art—including prints, drawings, photographs, paintings, and sculpture from the fourth to the twenty-first centuries—this exhibition highlights the interdisciplinary ways in which Colgate University students, faculty, and alumni have utilized collection objects for teaching and innovative research.