• NEWS
    Negotiating Wonder
    In this special Alumni and Family Weekend event, College of the Atlantic painting and drawing professor Sean Foley invites his audience into a liminal space where all of the senses are engaged, and where one is comfortable in the midst of “not knowing.”
  • NEWS
    COA Welcomes New Visual Arts Faculty
    Painting and drawing professor Sean Foley aims to inspire a sense of wonder through his teaching, curation, and artwork.
  • NEWS
    Fusing Marine Science and Natural History Illustration
    A series of expressive watercolors created by Savannah Bryant ’16 as part of her senior project cast attention on the most intricate details of familiar marine creatures.


May 14th, 2017

  • May

    Film Screening: Sweetgrass

    1:30pm, Reel Pizza Cinerama, Bar Harbor Visual anthropologist Ilisa Barbash presents her 2009 documentary about the American West and takes questions about her work. 

May 15th, 2017

  • May

    Exposing Latent Images: Daguerreotypes in the Museum and Beyond

    4:10pm, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center Visual anthropologist and Curator of Visual Anthropology at Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Ilisa Barbash speaks about how scholars and artists have used a set of controversial photographs to talk about and depict race, photography, vision, gender, power, the body, and anthropology.