Events Calendar

Events

September 2 - 8, 2015

Wednesday, September 2

Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother 12:00am

Early portrait photographers employed a number of devices—from pedestals to pincer-like braces—to stabilize the bodies of their subjects during long...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Return of the Dragon

Return of the Dragon 12:00am

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the symbols, stories, and spectacle of dragons in a new installation of works from East Asia. Dragon-themed works in a...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, South Ambulatory and King Sculpture Court  
Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art

Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art 10:00am

Body Proxy examines contemporary approaches to clothing as a material in art. Due to their intimate associations with the body, articles of clothing function...

Allen Memorial Art Museum  
The Body: Looking In and Looking Out

The Body: Looking In and Looking Out 10:00am

Instruments of perception and discovery—lenses, mirrors, cross-sections, and vanishing points—appear throughout this selection of more than 40 works from the...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Transformation: Images of Childhood and Adolescence

Transformation: Images of Childhood and... 10:00am

This exhibition features works from the Allen Memorial Art Museum Collection collection that take as their subject infants, children, and adolescents. Just...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Iyengar Yoga with Vicky Elwell

Iyengar Yoga with Vicky Elwell 12:15pm

This is an Iyengar style Hatha yoga class. Iyengar yoga is well known for its precise alignment and for its use of props to accommodate each individual’s...

Jesse Philips Physical Education Center, Multipurpose Room  
ExCo Fair

ExCo Fair 6:00pm

Experimental College (ExCo) is a student-run organization that sponsors courses taught by faculty, students, administrators, staff, alumni, and townspeople....

Carnegie Building, Root Room  
Guest Recital: Jonathan Boen, horn; Craig Terry, piano

Guest Recital: Jonathan Boen, horn; Craig... 8:00pm

A conservatory guest recital performed by Jonathan Boen, horn and Craig Terry, piano. Program: Paul Dukas: Villanelle Robert Schumann: Selection of Songs...

David H. Stull Recital Hall  

Thursday, September 3

Return of the Dragon

Return of the Dragon 12:00am

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the symbols, stories, and spectacle of dragons in a new installation of works from East Asia. Dragon-themed works in a...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, South Ambulatory and King Sculpture Court  
Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art

Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art 10:00am

Body Proxy examines contemporary approaches to clothing as a material in art. Due to their intimate associations with the body, articles of clothing function...

Allen Memorial Art Museum  
Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother 10:00am

Early portrait photographers employed a number of devices—from pedestals to pincer-like braces—to stabilize the bodies of their subjects during long...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
The Body: Looking In and Looking Out

The Body: Looking In and Looking Out 10:00am

Instruments of perception and discovery—lenses, mirrors, cross-sections, and vanishing points—appear throughout this selection of more than 40 works from the...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Transformation: Images of Childhood and Adolescence

Transformation: Images of Childhood and... 10:00am

This exhibition features works from the Allen Memorial Art Museum Collection collection that take as their subject infants, children, and adolescents. Just...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Lunch Time Wellness Seminar: The Art of Positive Psychology

Lunch Time Wellness Seminar: The Art of... 12:00pm

In this seminar, staff can learn about how to improve their wellbeing. Specifically, the seminar will help answer: What is positive psychology and how it can...

Wilder Hall (Student Union), 101  
First Thursday:  Jim Dine

First Thursday: Jim Dine 5:30pm

Artist Jim Dine continues his long association with the AMAM in a conversation with John G.W. Cowles Director Andria Derstine that coincides with the...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, King Sculpture Court  
Guest Master Class: Jonathan Boen, horn

Guest Master Class: Jonathan Boen, horn 7:00pm

A conservatory guest master class by Jonathan Boen, horn. -- Widely recognized as one of the most technically commanding performers of the horn, Jonathan...

Bibbins Hall (Conservatory of Music), 238  

Friday, September 4

Men's Soccer at  Occidental College

Men's Soccer at Occidental College

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3507

Los Angeles, CA  
Return of the Dragon

Return of the Dragon 12:00am

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the symbols, stories, and spectacle of dragons in a new installation of works from East Asia. Dragon-themed works in a...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, South Ambulatory and King Sculpture Court  
Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art

Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art 10:00am

Body Proxy examines contemporary approaches to clothing as a material in art. Due to their intimate associations with the body, articles of clothing function...

Allen Memorial Art Museum  
Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother 10:00am

Early portrait photographers employed a number of devices—from pedestals to pincer-like braces—to stabilize the bodies of their subjects during long...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
The Body: Looking In and Looking Out

The Body: Looking In and Looking Out 10:00am

Instruments of perception and discovery—lenses, mirrors, cross-sections, and vanishing points—appear throughout this selection of more than 40 works from the...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Transformation: Images of Childhood and Adolescence

Transformation: Images of Childhood and... 10:00am

This exhibition features works from the Allen Memorial Art Museum Collection collection that take as their subject infants, children, and adolescents. Just...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Women's Volleyball vs  Alfred University

Women's Volleyball vs Alfred University 5:30pm

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3591

Pittsburgh, PA  
Guest Recital: Tian Lu ’06, piano

Guest Recital: Tian Lu ’06, piano 8:00pm

A conservatory guest recital by Tian Lu ’06, piano. Ms. Lu will be performing an all Chopin program. Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Scherzo No. 1 in B...

Warner Concert Hall  
Religious and Spiritual Life Celebration

Religious and Spiritual Life Celebration 8:30pm

Join Bahai, Buddhist/Oberlin Meditators, Chabad, Ecclectic Christian Organization (ECO), First-year Initiative, Humanists, Hillel, Interfaith Student Council...

Lewis House and Multifaith Center  
Observatory and Planetarium

Observatory and Planetarium 9:00pm

Visit the Oberlin College Observatory and Planetarium for public observing night.

Observatory and Taylor Planetarium, Peters Hall  

Saturday, September 5

Return of the Dragon

Return of the Dragon 12:00am

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the symbols, stories, and spectacle of dragons in a new installation of works from East Asia. Dragon-themed works in a...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, South Ambulatory and King Sculpture Court  
Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art

Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art 10:00am

Body Proxy examines contemporary approaches to clothing as a material in art. Due to their intimate associations with the body, articles of clothing function...

Allen Memorial Art Museum  
Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother 10:00am

Early portrait photographers employed a number of devices—from pedestals to pincer-like braces—to stabilize the bodies of their subjects during long...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
The Body: Looking In and Looking Out

The Body: Looking In and Looking Out 10:00am

Instruments of perception and discovery—lenses, mirrors, cross-sections, and vanishing points—appear throughout this selection of more than 40 works from the...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Transformation: Images of Childhood and Adolescence

Transformation: Images of Childhood and... 10:00am

This exhibition features works from the Allen Memorial Art Museum Collection collection that take as their subject infants, children, and adolescents. Just...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Women's Volleyball vs  Baldwin Wallace University

Women's Volleyball vs Baldwin Wallace University 10:00am

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3592

Pittsburgh, PA  
Field Hockey at  University of Rochester

Field Hockey at University of Rochester 11:00am

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3487

Rochester, NY  
Africana New and Returning Students Welcome and Cookout

Africana New and Returning Students Welcome and... 12:00pm

Meet the Africana community coordinator, faculty, staff, and returning students of African descent for food and an informal discussion about the role of the...

Afrikan Heritage House (Lord-Saunders)  
Football vs  The College at Brockport

Football vs The College at Brockport 1:00pm

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3335

Oberlin, OH  
Women's Volleyball at  La Roche College

Women's Volleyball at La Roche College 1:00pm

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3555

Pittsburgh, PA  
Women's Soccer at  College of Mount St. Joseph

Women's Soccer at College of Mount St. Joseph 3:30pm

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3535

Cincinnati, OH  

Sunday, September 6

Men's Soccer at  Pomona-Pitzer

Men's Soccer at Pomona-Pitzer

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3508

Claremont, CA  
Return of the Dragon

Return of the Dragon 12:00am

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the symbols, stories, and spectacle of dragons in a new installation of works from East Asia. Dragon-themed works in a...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, South Ambulatory and King Sculpture Court  
Social Justice Institute for First-Year Students

Social Justice Institute for First-Year Students 8:30am

The Social Justice Institute is a two-day workshop which invites participants from widely different backgrounds and experiences to come together to explore...

Carnegie Building, Root Room  
Frank Lloyd Wright House Open House

Frank Lloyd Wright House Open House 12:00pm

The Weltzheimer/Johnson House at Oberlin College is a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian House that sits on a lot several blocks from campus. Designed in 1947 and...

Weltzheimer-Johnson House  
Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art

Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art 1:00pm

Body Proxy examines contemporary approaches to clothing as a material in art. Due to their intimate associations with the body, articles of clothing function...

Allen Memorial Art Museum  
Field Hockey vs  St. John Fisher College

Field Hockey vs St. John Fisher College 1:00pm

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3488

Rochester, NY  
Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother 1:00pm

Early portrait photographers employed a number of devices—from pedestals to pincer-like braces—to stabilize the bodies of their subjects during long...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Latinx New and Returning Student Welcome and Cookout

Latinx New and Returning Student Welcome and... 1:00pm

Meet the Latinx community coordinator, faculty, staff, and first-year and returning Latinx students. Join us for an informal discussion about the role of...

Third World House (Price House), Courtyard  
The Body: Looking In and Looking Out

The Body: Looking In and Looking Out 1:00pm

Instruments of perception and discovery—lenses, mirrors, cross-sections, and vanishing points—appear throughout this selection of more than 40 works from the...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Transformation: Images of Childhood and Adolescence

Transformation: Images of Childhood and... 1:00pm

This exhibition features works from the Allen Memorial Art Museum Collection collection that take as their subject infants, children, and adolescents. Just...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Women's Soccer at  College of Mount St. Joseph

Women's Soccer at College of Mount St. Joseph 2:00pm

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3535

Cincinnati, OH  
The Asian & Pacific Islander Diaspora Welcome Cookout

The Asian & Pacific Islander Diaspora... 5:00pm

Celebrate the beginning of the school year with the Asian and Pacific Islander Diaspora (APID) communities. Students, faculty, and staff who identify as...

Third World House (Price House), Patio  

Monday, September 7

Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother 12:00am

Early portrait photographers employed a number of devices—from pedestals to pincer-like braces—to stabilize the bodies of their subjects during long...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Return of the Dragon

Return of the Dragon 12:00am

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the symbols, stories, and spectacle of dragons in a new installation of works from East Asia. Dragon-themed works in a...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, South Ambulatory and King Sculpture Court  
Transformation: Images of Childhood and Adolescence

Transformation: Images of Childhood and... 12:00am

This exhibition features works from the Allen Memorial Art Museum Collection collection that take as their subject infants, children, and adolescents. Just...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Social Justice Institute for First-Year Students

Social Justice Institute for First-Year Students 8:30am

The Social Justice Institute is a two-day workshop which invites participants from widely different backgrounds and experiences to come together to explore...

Carnegie Building, Root Room  
Bowling and Billiards

Bowling and Billiards 12:00pm

Didn't know Oberlin had a bowling alley? Come check us out. Free bowling and billiards for new students.

College Lanes, Hales Annex  
Comedy Concert: Piscapo's Arm

Comedy Concert: Piscapo's Arm 8:00pm

Oberlin's own sketch comedy collective presents its 15th annual extravaganza during Orientation

Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse, Hales Annex  

Tuesday, September 8

Return of the Dragon

Return of the Dragon 12:00am

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the symbols, stories, and spectacle of dragons in a new installation of works from East Asia. Dragon-themed works in a...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, South Ambulatory and King Sculpture Court  
Sadako:  In the Spirit of Peace

Sadako: In the Spirit of Peace

Film Screen: Hiroshima No Pika (The Flash of Hiroshima) Animated Film (25 min, 2005) followed by a presentation on "Sadako's Prayer" by Tomoko Watanabe at...

Oberlin Public Library, followed by 3:30 PM presentation at FAVA  
Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art

Body Proxy: Clothing in Contemporary Art 10:00am

Body Proxy examines contemporary approaches to clothing as a material in art. Due to their intimate associations with the body, articles of clothing function...

Allen Memorial Art Museum  
Hidden Mother

Hidden Mother 10:00am

Early portrait photographers employed a number of devices—from pedestals to pincer-like braces—to stabilize the bodies of their subjects during long...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
The Body: Looking In and Looking Out

The Body: Looking In and Looking Out 10:00am

Instruments of perception and discovery—lenses, mirrors, cross-sections, and vanishing points—appear throughout this selection of more than 40 works from the...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Transformation: Images of Childhood and Adolescence

Transformation: Images of Childhood and... 10:00am

This exhibition features works from the Allen Memorial Art Museum Collection collection that take as their subject infants, children, and adolescents. Just...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Ripin Gallery  
Seeds of Peace and Cooperation

Seeds of Peace and Cooperation 11:45am

Join us as Oberlin College and Oberlin Shansi accept ginkgo seeds from trees that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. Tour the future planting...

Cox Administration Building, Meet outside the Cox Administration Building  
Getting to Know Hillel

Getting to Know Hillel 12:15pm

Come to the first Hillel meeting of the semester and get to know the community. Free lunch is provided.

Wilder Hall (Student Union), Room 216  
Tuesday Tea: Synaesthesia

Tuesday Tea: Synaesthesia 2:30pm

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Polina Dimova explores the modernist fascination with synaesthesia: the mixing of sensory modalities, for example the...

Allen Memorial Art Museum, East Gallery  
Connections Fair: Student and Community Organizations

Connections Fair: Student and Community... 4:30pm

Representatives from student and community organizations are available to answer your questions about their programs and events. Sponsored by the Student...

Wilder Bowl  
Women's Soccer vs  Baldwin Wallace University

Women's Soccer vs Baldwin Wallace University 7:00pm

http://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=3536

Oberlin, OH  
Faculty Recital: Marilyn McDonald, violin; Darrett Adkins '91, cello; Monique Duphil, piano

Faculty Recital: Marilyn McDonald, violin;... 8:00pm

A conservatory faculty recital performed by Marilyn McDonald, violin; Darrett Adkins ’91, cello; and Monique Duphil, piano. Program: Sergei Prokofiev:...

Kulas Recital Hall, Conservatory Central Unit  

September 2 - 8, 2015