Spider connections enrich art history studies in NYC

November 6, 2019

Spider Pride

At Richmond, our Spider scholars have boundless opportunities to hone their interests and kickstart their careers. Over in the School of Arts & Sciences, a group of art and art history students were recently inspired by getting up close and personal with New York City museums and works from artists they had learned about in class.

Through independent discovery and professor-led tours, the group visited the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Morgan Library & Museum, the Editions/Artists’ Books Fair — and also met up with alums.

“Just being in New York made me think seriously about where I'd like to live after graduation, and seeing all the different things people are doing reminded me that there are so many opportunities to create,” said Shanna Gerlach, ’20, who studies visual media arts practice.

We’re proud to be a place that connects our students with world class experiences!

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