Emerson Gallery

History of Exhibitions


April 21 - May 25, 1997
  • Senior Art Projects '97
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery. An exhibition of work by Hamilton College seniors graduating with a concentration in Fine Arts.

February 24 - April 6, 1997
  • Private Art/Public Art: Photographs from the Collections of Citibank and Johnson & Johnson
    Organized by GANYS. Two collections reflecting the diversity of the medium of photography: art, science, journalistic.

January 13 - February 14, 1997
  • Warnings!
    An installation with video component by Lisa Link that deals with women's reproductive rights in a comparison of Nazi Germany and current Right Wing US politics.
  • Wake Up Little Susie: Pregnancy and Power before Roe v. Wade
    A collaboration between three artists and a historian, this three-dimensional, mixed media installation explores the themes of unwed motherhood, race, and power in postwar America before the Roe v. Wade decision.
November 2, 1996 - January 5, 1997
  • The Introspective Eye: Dorothy Shakespear's Modernist Vision
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery with guest curator, David Lewis.
  • Selections from the Hamilton College Collection
September 14 - October 27, 1996
  • War & Peace: Russia in the Age of the Napoleonic Invasion
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery with guest curator, Franklin Sciacca, Director of the Russian Studies Program at Hamilton College, in conjunction with the course - Russian Civilization: Tolstoy's War and Peace

September 9 - October 27, 1996
  • Aerial Perspectives: Paintings by Burt Hasen
May 31 - July 21, 1996
  • Ruth Harriet Louise and Her Hollywood Contemporaries
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery, Selections from the collection of Robert Dance. Rare, vintage photographs of legendary actresses-- Norma Shearer, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, and others--document the career of a forgotten photographic pioneer and the creation of the Hollywood myth.
  • Photographs from the Hamilton College Collection
  • William G. Roehrick '34, 1912 - 1995: A Memorial Exhibition
    Organized by the Emerson Gallery. Works by Graham Sutherland. John Piper, Albrecht Durer, and other works from the collection of the late William G. Roehrick '34
  • People and Places: Photographs from the Portfolios of Robert Doisneau, Eliot Erwitt, Ralph Gibson, Alen MacWeeney, and William Earle Williams '73 *Organized by the Emerson Gallery. Selections of the portfolios of the above named.