Tuesday, June 27

HCC June Workshop Series

1:00 pm–5:00 pm Avery Hall
Through the month of June, Holland Computing Center (HCC) is offering a series of weekly workshops. These workshops will cover the basics of using HCC clusters, including a detailed overview of Slurm—the scheduler used on Holland supercomputing …

Why Quilts Matter: What is Art? – EPISODE 4

12:00 pm–12:45 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
You think you know art when you see it, but this episode of Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics may make you think again. Turns out the quilt is the perfect test case for a dozen theories about what makes art, well…art. Take the art vs. …

Ongoing Events

Alexander Girard and Textile Design at Mid-Century

8:00 am–5:00 pm Home Economics Building
The exhibition “Alexander Girard and Textile Design at Mid-Century” runs May 22 through September 1, 2017. The exhibition features Girard’s designs from the department’s historic textiles collection alongside fashion of the period, to examine …

NSF CAREER Award Club

8:00 am–5:00 pm Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School
The goal of the NSF CAREER Award Club is to provide protected writing time and centralized proposal development support for faculty submitting proposals to the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program. Early career …

Layered Voices Exhibition

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Layers are everywhere. They become apparent when we plumb the earth’s surface, make archeological digs to discover the history of civilizations, explore human anatomy, dress for the weather, dig in freshly fallen snow and count rings in the stump …

Like Breath on Glass: Studio work by Linda Colsh

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Linda Colsh is known for her portrayals of the elderly. Living 26 years in urban Europe and Asia influenced her choice of subject and neutral palette. Blown on window or mirror, breath obscures, then fades and disappears. This momentary mist is like …

Sacred Scraps: Quilt and Patchwork Traditions of Central Asia

10:00 am–9:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
The patchwork and quilts of Central Asia mark every aspect of traditional life from birth to death—touching each segment of society in vibrant and meaningful ways. “Sacred Scraps” moves the viewer into and through a cycle of life via the region …