Emerson Gallery

History of Exhibitions


April 24 - May 21, 1995
  • Senior Art Projects '95
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery. An exhibition of work by Hamilton College seniors graduating with a concentration in Fine Arts.

March 3 - April 7, 1995
  • Listening to the Earth: Artists and the Environment
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery. Curated by Janet Culbertson. Painting, sculptures, and mixed media installations by Janet Culbertson, Maren Hassinger, Alan Gussow, Gillian Jagger, Bobbie Mastrangelo, and Karen Shaw focus on environmental problems and possible remedies.

January 16 - April 7, 1995
  • Landscapes from the Hamilton College Collection
    Organized by the Emerson gallery. Changing conceptions of landscape as seen in paintings, drawings, and prints from the sixteenth through the twentieth century.

January 16 - February 19, 1995
  • Dreams and Visions from the Woodlands: Contemporary Artists of the Iroquois and Ojibwa
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery. Guest curator, Vanessa Vogel, visiting instructor. Works by Native American artists of the Northeastern Woodlands.

November 18 - December 18, 1994
  • Harden Furniture Sesquicentennial Exhibition
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery and Harden Furniture. Selections from the holdings of this historic New York furniture maker on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.

November 4 - December 18, 1994
  • Leila Daw: Recent Works
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery. Works on paper, paintings, installations, and models of public art projects by Boston artist Leila Daw incorporate themes of time, mapping, change, and travel, both physical and metaphorical.
September 23 - November 6, 1994
  • A Discerning Eye: Philip W. Abell
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery. A sampling of many works collected and donated by Philip W. Abell (1935- 1993, Hamilton '57), who was instrumental in developing the College's holdings in modern art.nt
September 23 - October 23, 1994
  • Edward Robinson (1794- 1863) and His Times
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery; Jay and Hermine Williams, guest curators. Papers and other personal effects of Edward Robinson (class of 1816), recently donated to the College by his descendants, track his career as a teacher and scholar of ancient languages and is important contributions to the discipline of Biblical archaeology.
  • Seven Years in Tibet, 1944- 1951: Photographs by Heinrich Harrer
    Tibetan Art from the Newark Museum.
    This critically- acclaimed exhibition of Heinrich Harrer's photographs of a now- vanished Tibet is supplemented by a selection of Tibetan objects lent by the Newark Museum. Circulated by the Council on Creative Objects; Newark Museum component organized by the Emerson Gallery with the assistance of Elizabeth Childs- Johnson.
Fall 1994
  • Study Gallery
    Organized by the Emerson gallery. Display of several Chinese, Japanese, and Korean objects for Professor Childs-Johnson's Asian Art class.
June 3 - September 11, 1994
  • Josh Simpson: New Work, New Worlds
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery and Josh Simpson Contemporary Glass. Fantastic miniature worlds and mysterious extraterrestrial objects in glass by Hamilton alumnus Josh Simpson.