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Fallcoming & Family Weekend

Schedule

Note: Please check back in September for updates.
 

Thursday, October 9

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Open Classes
Noon – 5 p.m.
Wellin Museum Open
Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
2 – 8 p.m.
Registration and Information
Kirner-Johnson Commons
2 p.m.
Tour of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Meet on Kirner-Johnson side of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
3 p.m.
Tour of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Meet on Kirner-Johnson side of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
4:15 p.m.
Alumni Studio Art Career Panel
Moderated by Adrienne Ruger Conzelman '92; panelists include Lee Arnold ’94, Shannon Mims '07 and Allie Pohl ’07.
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Room 205
4:15 p.m.
Media Studies Lecture
TBD
5 p.m.
Donor Recognition Tour (by invitation)
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
5:15 – 6:30 p.m.
Student Art Exhibition and Higher Learning Exhibition Reception
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Johnson Gallery and Room 205
5:30 p.m.
Senior Gift Kickoff Reception
Speaking program and Senior Gift announcement will take place at 6 p.m.
Kirner-Johnson Commons
7 p.m.
Celebration of the Arts Opening Address Robert Storr
Robert Storr is professor of painting/printmaking and dean of the Yale School of Art as well as Consulting Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the commissioner of the 2007 Venice Biennale, the first American invited to assume that position.
Kirner-Johnson Bradford Auditorium
8:30 p.m.
Donor Recognition Dinner (by invitation)
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Ferguson Lobby

Friday, October 10

8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Registration and Information
Kirner-Johnson Commons
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Open Classes
8:30 a.m.
Alumni Council Executive Committee Meeting (members only)
Kirner-Johnson Levitt Center Conference Room 251A
10 a.m.
Tour of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Meet on Kirner-Johnson side of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
11 a.m.
Alumni Council Members Tour of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts (members only)
Meet on Kirner-Johnson side of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Adirondack Chair Assembly
Join Dr. Mark Kahn '70, George Conner '70 and friends to assemble and dedicate more than three dozen Adirondack chairs for placement around the campus. The chairs will pay tribute to distinguished professors, including Robert L. Simon, Warren Earl Wright, Richard Francis Somer, Russell Blackwood, Austin Briggs, Otto Karl Liedke, and Thomas Colby; beloved classmates who have served the College and our country, including 1st Lt. Michael Joseph Cleary '03 and Whitney T. Ferguson III '68; Hamilton love affairs, including the Coupers and Wertimers; and the first chairs from and for Kirkland women.
Quad near the Library
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wellin Museum Open Hours
Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
12 – 1:30 p.m.
Helen and Doane Comstock '27 Memorial Scholarship Lunch (by invitation)
Tolles Pavilion
12 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch
(pay at the door)
Soper Hall of Commons
12 p.m.
Golf Tournament
Teugega Country Club
6801 Golf Course Rd., Rome NY 13440
12 p.m.
Religious Studies and the Non-Profit World
At an informal lunch gathering Hannah Grace O'Connell '14 will speak about working in the non-profit sector. O'Connell is currently the Development & Communications Associate at the 300-year old, First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. She will discuss what the Religious Studies major offered her as preparation for life after The Hill. Lunch will be provided.
Kirner-Johnson Room 101
1 - 4 p.m.
Studio Art Open Studios
Visitors are invited to talk with students working on current Studio Art projects in Ceramics, Sculpture, Photography, Video, Printmaking, Painting, and Drawing.
Kennedy Center or Theatre and the Studio Arts all art studios
1:30 p.m.
Tour of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Meet on Kirner-Johnson side of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
1:30 p.m.
Off-campus Study
Nearly one-half of Hamilton students study off-campus at least one semester. Hamilton's highly regarded programs are distinguished by their thorough preparation and total immersion of students in the academic and cultural opportunities at each destination, as well as the hands-on internship components of the domestic programs. Hamilton maintains off-campus study programs in France, Spain, China, India, Boston, Washington, D.C., and New York City and has approved more than 100 programs in other locations.
Bristol Center Hub
1:30 – 3 p.m.
Class Leadership Committee (members only)
Kirner-Johnson Red Pit Room 127
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Nominations Committee (members only)
Anderson-Connell Alumni Center Conference Room
1:30 – 3 p.m.
Regional Affairs Committee (members only)
Kirner-Johnson Room 203
2 – 4 p.m.
Burke Library Open House
Burke Library
2 – 5 p.m.
Bruce Climbing Wall Open
Blood Fitness Center
2:30 p.m.
Making Art Happen: Alumni Career Panel
Join Bill Lynch '82, Director Leadership Gifts, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and other alumni in "the business" for a discussion of careers in the fields of theatre and performance art. 
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Barrett Theatre
2:30 p.m.
Tour of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Meet on Kirner-Johnson side of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
3 -5 p.m.
Career Center Open House
Bristol Center
3 – 4 p.m.
Multicultural Alumni Relations Committee
Sadove Sunporch
3:30 – 5 p.m.
Summer Science Research Poster Sessions
Taylor Science Center Wellin Atrium
3:30 – 5 p.m.
Levitt Summer Research Fellows Poster Sessions
Kirner-Johnson 2nd floor Mezzanine
 
4 p.m.
Celebration of the Arts Address Mary Schmidt Campbell
For more than thirty five years, Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, dean emerita, Tisch School of the Arts, has been a leader in the cultural life of New York City: she has served as curator, museum director, Cultural Affairs Commissioner for the city of New York, dean for over two decades at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and associate provost for the Arts at NYU. While dean, she held the voluntary public positions of Chair of the New York State Council on the Arts and Vice-Chair of the U. S. President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Romano Theatre
4 – 6 p.m.
Bruce Climbing Wall Open
Charlean and Wayland Blood Fitness and Dance Center
4 p.m.
Cemetery Tour: The Last Dormitory
Meet at the entrance to the Hamilton Cemetery
4:15 – 6 p.m.
Craft Beers
Sample a few microbrews paired with snacks in a cozy atmosphere. Or if the weather cooperates, gather in the tent.
The Little Pub
5:30 p.m.
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Dedication and Reception
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
6 p.m.
Shabbat with Hillel
Celebrate Shabbat Hillel style with Shabbat blessings and dinner. (Kosher dinner. Pre-registration required, $25 per person.) Blessing at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6 p.m.
Dwight Lounge, Bristol Center
7 p.m.
Fallcoming Awards Dinner (by invitation)
Dunham Green Tent
7:30 p.m.
Choral Concert and Dance Performances
Directed by G. Roberts Kolb, the Hamilton College Choir and College Hill Singers present the musical portion of a program shared with the Department of Dance, featuring choral works and spirituals.
Wellin Hall, Schambach Center
8 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. Colby
Bundy Scott Field House
9 – 11 p.m.
World-Class Jazz
Featuring the Dick Hyman H'02 Ensemble
Fillius Events Barn, Beinecke Student Activities Village
9:30 p.m.
A Cappella Concert
Chapel
10 p.m. – 12 a.m.
GOLD Pub Night
The Little Pub
 

Saturday, October 11

7:30 a.m. – noon
Registration and Information
Kirner-Johnson Commons
7:30 – 10 a.m.
On-Campus Breakfast
Soper Hall of Commons
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Alumni Council and PAC Breakfast (members only)
McEwen
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
PAC meeting (members only)
Kirner-Johnson 127 (Red Pit)
9 a.m.
Alumni Council General Meeting (members only)
Kirner-Johnson 125 (Bradford Auditorium)
10 a.m.
Crew: Bridge to Bridge Regatta
Erie Canal (Rome, N.Y.)
10 a.m. Tour of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Meet on Kirner-Johnson side of Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
10 a.m.
Career Center: Parents of Sophomores
Taylor Science Center, Kennedy Auditorium
10 a.m.
Careers, Connections and Commencement for Seniors and their Parents
The Hub, Bristol Center
10 – 11 a.m.
Fillius Jazz Archive Open House
McEwen 102
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wellin Museum Open Hours
Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
11 a.m.
Tea with the Faculty
Kirner-Johnson Commons
11 a.m.
GOLD Engagement Committee Meeting
Kirner-Johnson Levitt Center Conference Room
11 a.m.
Cross Country Hamilton Invitational
11 a.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Bowdoin
Love Field
11 a.m.
Field Hockey vs. Bowdoin
Campus Road Turf Field
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Football Tailgate
Steuben Field
 
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Men's Soccer Alumni Game
Campus Road Field
12 – 2 p.m.
Lunch
Dunham Green Tent
12 p.m.
Cross Country Hamilton Invitational
12 p.m.
Football vs. Bowdoin
Steuben Field
12:30 p.m.
MARC lunch with student leaders and parents
Days-Massolo Center
1 p.m.
Finding a Place for the Arts
Roundtable discussion with theatre, studio art faculty members and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, dean emerita, Tisch School of the Arts. Moderated by Wellin Museum Director Tracy Adler. All are welcome to participate.
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Room 205
 
1 - 5 p.m.
Alternating presentations of "Saving Hubble" by David Gaynes '99 and "The Home Planet" by Lauren Koss '00
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Room 124

"#CarbonFeed" - a twitterverse installation by Jon Bellona '03
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Room 140
 
"Binary Sea/See/C" - a virtual-reality installation by Ben Salzman '14
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Wilhelm Lobby
1:30 p.m.
Choral and Dance Concerts
Wellin Hall, Schambach Center
1:30 p.m.
Change in the Making
Join a discussion of the Transformational Leadership and Social Innovation programming at the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center with Director Julio Videras, Associate Director Chris Willemsen and students who will report on their projects.
Kirner-Johnson
1:30 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. Bowdoin
Love Field
1:30 p.m.
Tour of the Village Green
A brief history of the Village of Clinton and the history of the Village Green.
2 – 4 p.m.
Burke Library Open House
Burke Library
2 – 4 p.m.
Days-Massolo Open House
Days-Massolo Center
2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Bowdoin
Bundy Scott Field House
2:30 p.m.
Theatre Acting Workshop:  "Did I Turn the Oven Off? And Other Acting for the Camera Tricks of the Trade"
Led by Mark Cryer, Associate Professor of Theatre
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, Room 140
2:30 p.m.
Theatre Design Workshop:  "Evocative Spaces"
Led by Andrew Holland, Scenic Designer and Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and David Stoughton, Lighting and Sound Designer and Production Manager
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, Room 220
3 p.m.
Force of Nature: Museum Talk and Reception
Talk by artist Alyson Shotz and curator Tracy Adler, director, Wellin Museum of Art, followed by opening reception for Fall 2014 Exhibitions
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
3 p.m.
Readings of Short Stories and Poetry
Fillius Events Barn, Beinecke Student Activities Village
3 p.m. (following Bowdoin game)
Men's Soccer Tailgate
Join parents, players, coaches, fans and alumni for a tailgate.

McKenna Lounge, Blood Fitness Center

4 p.m.
Outreach Adventure & Exploration Adventure 2014 Slide Shows
Taylor Science Center Room G041 & G042
4:30 p.m.
Navigating a Career as an Actor
Join Grayson McCouch '91 and Ryan Serhant '06 for a discussion about their time at Hamilton and career paths since they left the Hill.
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Theatre
4 p.m.
Volleyball Tailgate
Alumni, parents and fans are invited to join the team and coaches for a tailgate following the Bowdoin match. 
Location TBD
5 p.m.
Catholic Mass
Officiated by Rev. John P. Croghan, Newman Chaplain
Chapel
5 p.m. & 5:45 p.m.
Adirondack Adventure 2014 Slide Show
Taylor Science Center Kennedy Auditorium Room G027
5:30 – 9 p.m.
Emerson Literary Society 3rd Annual Alumni Student Dinner
Reception at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Sadove Student Center Conference Room
6 – 9 p.m.
FAN Football Banquet
Tolles Pavilion
6:30 p.m.
Men’s Soccer 35th Anniversary Alumni Dinner

Parents, players, coaches and fans are invited to join alumni for pre-dinner reception 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  
Alumni are encouraged to pre-register and stay after the reception for an informal dinner with Coach Nizzi and Coach Von Schiller to celebrate 35 years of soccer on the Hill.

Bristol Hub
5 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Banquet
Kirner-Johnson Commons
6 p.m.
Field Hockey Banquet
Dwight Lounge, Bristol Center
6:30 p.m.
Family Weekend Dinner Party
Join other Hamilton families for a fun and casual buffet dinner at the Yahnundasis Golf Club. Pre-registration is requested. ($35 per person, children 10 and younger are free. Walk-ins will be accommodated if space allows.) Dress is business casual. Yahnundasis, 8639 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford, NY 13413
7 p.m.
Men’s and Women’s Rugby Dinner
McEwen
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra and Jazz Concerts
Wellin Hall, Schambach Center
 
7:30 p.m.
Artists' Talk - David Gaynes '99, Lauren Koss '00, Jon Bellona '03, and Ben Salzman '14
Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts Theatre, Room 124
9:30 p.m.
A Cappella Concert
Featuring the Buffers, Hamiltones, Special K, Tumbling After and Duelly Noted.
Chapel
9:30 – 11 p.m.
Campus Celebration with Down Beat Keys
Porch, Molly Root House

Sunday, October 12, 2014

9:30 a.m.
Community Church Choir Rehearsal
Family members are invited to sing in an informal chapel choir rehearsal.
Chapel
10 a.m.
Community Church Service & Brunch
Protestant worship with student leaders and musicians. Brunch to follow upstairs in the Chapel Loft. RSVP to jmcarn@hamilton.edu
Chapel
10 a.m. – noon
Farewell Brunch
$5
Tent, Village Green in Clinton
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wellin Museum Open Hours
Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
11 a.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Middlebury
Love Field
11 a.m. – noon
Hillel Bagel Brunch
$5
Bristol Center Dwight Lounge
1 p.m.
Catholic Mass
Officiated by Rev. John P. Croghan, Newman Chaplain
Chapel
1 p.m.
Field Hockey vs. Middlebury
Campus Road Turf Field
1:30 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. Middlebury
Love Field

 

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