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Mirrors & Masks: Reflections and Constructions of the Self

March 23 – June 4, 2017

Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

11am – 4:30pm daily

This exhibition, organized by 11 student curators in a 360˚ course cluster, considers the role of mirrors, masks, makeup, and masquerade in explorations of the self across the centuries and cultures that are represented in Bryn Mawr College’s Art & Artifacts Collection.

Opening Reception (See photos)

Masked party, Thursday, March 23, 5-7pm, Rare Book Room

Related Programs

Curator-led tours

      Thursday, March 30th at 4pm, Women and the Mirror         
      Tuesday, April 11th at 1pm, Costume and Performance
      Friday, April 21st at 3pm, Creating the Bryn Mawr Woman
      Sunday, April 23rd at 3pm, Accepted Students Tour
      Tours throughout Alumnae Weekend, May 26th-28th

Artist Lecture Series

        Sigmund Abeles, Friday, March 24, 12noon, Rare Book Room

        Rachel Bliss, Friday, April 14, 3pm, Rare Book Room

        Jessica Todd Harper, Saturday, May 27, 8:45am, Rare Book Room

Visit our course cluster blog! #selfie360bmc

The exhibition, as well as its catalogue and programming are supported by the Friends of the Bryn Mawr College Library, the Office of the Provost and its 360˚ program, Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) and its department of Special Collections and program in Museum Studies, as well as the department of History of Art.

The exhibition was produced by students in the 360˚ course cluster, Mirroring the Self/Exhibiting the Self, led by Steven Z. Levine (History of Art) and Carrie Robbins (Museum Studies).
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