CAAD is an experimental laboratory for trying out new models of research, pedagogy, and practice, that foreground critical making and doing as complementary activities to critical thinking. CAAD programming is loosely organized around the senses, with 2014-15’s theme of “Vision,” 2015-16’s theme of “Sound,” and 2016-17’s theme of “Touch.”
Apr 19- May 8
- Tim Youd The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is pleased to announce a special performance by Los Angeles-based artist Tim Youd at Vassar College. The performance, which runs daily from April 19 through May 4, is part of the artist’s ongoing project 100 Novels in which he retypes novels from beginning to end in locations that are charged with literary significance in the author’s biography. At Vassar, Youd will retype The Group by distinguished novelist, essayist, and critic Mary McCarthy (Vassar College, class of 1933).
- The Collaboratory Travels to Local SchoolsAs part of the course of the same name, the "Hello, Dear Enemy" exhibit of children's books and posters will travel to local Poughkeepsie schools including The Early Learning Center, Poughkeepsie High School, Warring Elementary, Poughkeepsie Middle School, and Overlook Elementary. Vassar students will introduce these schools to the exhibit through lessons of their own design.