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  • On September 13, the Africana, Latin American, Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) Cultural Center hosted its annual ALANApalooza event. The celebration, welcoming students, faculty, and community members back to campus, featured local catering from Mr. Ed BBQ based in Sherburne, N.Y., student clubs and organizations encouraging new students to join, and music from one […]
    September 21, 2018
  • Hand holds model of building on campus map
    On April 25, Colgate University’s Clifford Art Gallery celebrated the opening of The Hill Envisioned: What Might Have Been — What Might Yet Be. The exhibition is an exploration of the development of Colgate’s distinctive campus throughout the last 200 years.
    May 11, 2018
  • Five Royal Goldweights Ghana, ca. 16th–18th century Brass, Photography by Eileen Travell
    A British iPad drawing, beaded Cameroonian sculpture, battle helmet–turned-lyre, and an Impressionist oil painting all may have been created oceans apart, but these works have come together in Hamilton, N.Y. They’re four of many pieces on display in the Picker Art Gallery’s exhibition Colgate Alumni Collect, which merges the artistic mindsets of four alumni who collect […]
    June 12, 2017
  • Ceramics from Thailand, 13th–16th century CE
    Pottery is one of humanity’s oldest art forms, and the perfection of its techniques has been thousands of years in the making. The exhibition Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, currently on display in the Longyear Museum of Anthropology, sheds light on the various technologies and tactics used by potters from different regions […]
    March 9, 2017