Book sale connects Ghana and Grinnell, helping children who have escaped slavery support their own education.
Panel leads talk about one of the most influential books of the 20th century.
"Wunderkammers" explore the late Renaissance private collections that led to the creation of modern museums and art galleries.
"Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles," curated by Emily Stamey ’01, brings the grocery store to the gallery through Dec. 15.
Posted by: Lesley Wright
State Rep. Scott Raecker, a Grinnell alumnus, has introduced a bill in the Iowa Legislature to sell a painting, Jackson Pollock's "Mural," owned by the University of Iowa Museum of Art in order to create a fund to pay for scholarships for art students. For more on the original story see:
Once upon a time, communicating took a great deal of work. Paper was made by hand, writing was done with a handmade pen and handmade ink, and every word was handwritten. Printing presses allowed for multiple copies, but early type was hand carved, hand-set and the pages of text were pulled by hand. Nowadays in our so-called paperless society, children learn to print then go straight to “keyboarding.” Cursive writing is becoming a lost art—will we have to have special classes in creating a signature? Or will those unique scribbles of identity disappear as well?