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From left, President Joan Hinde Stewart, Professor Sam Pellman, Eugene & Loretta Romano, Linda Johnson, Kevin & Karen Kennedy, Claudia and Jeff Little, and Steve Sadove cut the ribbon of the new Kennedy Center.
What a Weekend!

With the gleaming new Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts as its centerpiece, the combined Fallcoming and Family Weekend celebrated the arts over three days of glorious Central New York autumn weather.  More ...

Mary Schmidt Campbell lectures prior to the dedication of the Kennedy Center.
Art: An Insurgent Institution

Describing the function of art is nearly as difficult as defining it. Both the purpose and objective of art are fluid concepts, changing based on the perspective and context of those viewing it. More than anything, though, art is powerful, holding within itself the capacity for great change. It is effectively an insurgent: a catalyst capable of causing social and cultural advancement from within an institution itself.  More ...

Alex meeting and greeting on Martin's Way
Alex Makes His Debut

Meeting all passerbys on Martin's Way, Alex made his formal debut Friday morning of Fallcoming/Family Weekend. The college's new mascot stepped to the music of a bagpiper and drummer as he made his entrance onto the Sadove Student Center patio.  More ...

Yale's Robert Storr addresses the audience in a lecture launching Fallcoming/Family Weekend.
A Life of Art

Hamilton welcomed Yale Professor and Art School Dean Robert Storr to campus to give the Celebration of the Arts opening address in one of the first events of Fallcoming/Family Weekend on Oct. 9. It was one of many to celebrate the dedication of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theater and the Studio Arts (KTSA).  More ...

A view of the front of the Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Kennedy Center Dedication is Among Fallcoming, Family Weekend Highlights

Hamilton’s combined Fallcoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 9-12, will celebrate the arts with a number of exciting events including the dedication of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, the opening of the new Alyson Shotz exhibit in the Wellin Museum, and addresses by national leaders in the arts world.  More ...

Students work on the installation.
Wellin Museum of Art Features New and Recent Works by Alyson Shotz

Hamilton College’s Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art presents “Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature” opening Saturday, Oct. 11, from 4 – 6 p.m. This eponymous exhibition features new and recent work by Alyson Shotz, an abstract artist who creates monumental sculptures, photo-collages and installations. Preceding the opening reception, Shotz will discuss her work from 3 – 4 p.m. in the museum. The exhibition, opening and artist’s talk are free and open to the public.  More ...

Students present their summer research in poster sessions in theTaylor Science Center and in KJ Commons.
Hamilton Welcomes Families to the Hill

More than 1800 family members and friends are expected on the Hill for Hamilton's Family Weekend, taking place on campus from Oct. 31- Nov. 3. A wide variety of events aimed at educating and entertaining are planned for the weekend.  More ...

The Choir and College Hill Singers will perform on Family Weekend.
Performing Arts Events Planned for Family Weekend

The Hamilton College Departments of Music and Dance and Movement Studies will offer a full schedule of free performances in Wellin Hall during the College’s Family Weekend, Friday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 2, in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts.  More ...

Professor Hong Gang Jin  talks with Kevin Rovelli '15 and his parents, Dan Rovelli and Ana Paula Machado during a Family Weekend Tea.
Family Weekend Brings More Than 1,400 to Campus

Bad weather held off and students and their families reunited for Hamilton’s annual Family Weekend on Oct. 26-28.  Some 1,470 visitors enjoyed musical and dance performances, sat in on classes, viewed posters of students' summer research and shopped in the village of Clinton.  More ...

A Family Weekend poster session in the Wellin Atrium, Taylor Science Center.
Hamilton Prepares for Annual Family Weekend

Hamilton's Family Weekend will take place on campus from Oct. 25-28 with 1,470 family members and friends expected for the annual event. The weekend will illustrate the many opportunities Hamilton has to offer, as activities are planned to entertain and educate.  More ...

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