Category Archives: Fun

Streaming News: Beyoncé and Criterion

Options for streaming two types of cinematic art–Criterion Collection films and Beyoncé’s new visual album Lemonade–have settled into two options. For better or worse, both require a subscription (but read on to discover similar material free from Lauinger). Beyoncé’s Lemonade, her recently … Continue reading

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Make a Makerspace

The Library’s Gelardin New Media Center will open an experimental pop-up makerspace on the 1st floor of Lauinger Library in January 2016 and we need you to tell us what should go in it. Would you use a laser cutter, … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: Library Gallery Talk and Reception

 Jörg Schmeisser: Prints & Passages Georgetown University Library Associates in collaboration with the Embassy of Australia and the Center for Australian, New Zealand & Pacific Studies Cordially invite you to a reception and gallery with guest curator Eric Denker Senior … Continue reading

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Artist’s Talk at Spagnuolo Tonight

  The gallery season at Spagnuolo kicks off tonight with a talk by digital artist Tim Portlock. Portlock’s current work combines special-effects software, 3D gaming technology, and the visual conventions of 19th-century American image making to simulate decaying cityscapes. The large-format images in … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

Ars Hoya took a vacation this summer and went to the Beach. You can, too! The BEACH is at the Building Museum until September 7. Every summer the Building Museum hosts a site-specific, home-grown installation. Last year it was a giant … Continue reading

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Once You Pop You Just Can’t Stop: GU Gallery Opening

Our very own  Spagnuolo Art Gallery is super proud to present “Pop Art Prints: Selections from the Condron Collection”, on view from October 23 – December 8, 2013. The exhibition features etchings, silkscreens, and lithographs from the NY collection of Christopher and … Continue reading

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First US Appearance of Rubber Ducky Brings Artist to Georgetown

The Rubber Duck knows no frontiers, it doesn’t discriminate people and doesn’t have a political connotation. The friendly, floating Rubber Duck has healing properties: it can relieve mondial tensions as well as define them. The rubber duck is soft, friendly … Continue reading

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Over, Under, Here, There: Just Get Out Tonight

  Have you ever wanted to stay in the gallery after-hours and sip beverages? The Hirshhorn caters to this wish with occasional After Hours cocktail parties that combine new exhibits + spirits + food, and the next one is–TONIGHT! The … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Digital

It’s almost impossible to undertake museum studies without delving into the digital. Digital curation, digital archives, digital preservation, digital asset management–to say nothing of the online world of visitor outreach, education, and institutional development. The Library of Congress, who is … Continue reading

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Help Save The Largest Art Parade In America!

Kickstarter is a great way to support/acquire/produce art. Once you’re able to, being a patron of the arts feels amazing–even if it’s just $5. A recent addition to the Kickstarter offerings is  the estimable Mermaid Parade, a tribute to the Coney … Continue reading

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