Events for December 3, 2023

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Living in the Vitrine: animals, art and the Anthropocene

Nevins Theater 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

November 16, 2023, 4:30-6

This talk brings together a set of objects and artworks, including collections of taxidermy and natural history, the Blaschka glass models, photographic works by Hiroshi Sugimoto and Diane Fox, alongside material ecocritical thinking and to ask what it might mean to deliberately de- and dis- and re-place displayed natural and animal forms across periods in the guise of ‘knowing’ at this particular temporal moment; and, in turn, what a material and eco-critical reappraisal of perceived encyclopaedic epistemologies of the visual might do to our engagement with this material, at a moment when the environment, and widespread environmental shifts, is very much the epicenter of our social gaze.


Alfred Art Walk

Robert C. Turner Gallery Harder Hall, Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred
Ashley Lyon: Super Real and Reuben Nakian: The Impassioned Gesture at Alfred Ceramic Art Museum. Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10am-5pm MY CHINOISERIE by Amy Lee Ketchum Brett Llewellyn Art Gallery 312 Engineering Technology Building Alfred State College. Gallery Hours 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday *Extra Hours for Alfred Art Walk on Thurs. Nov. 16, 5pm - 8pm Ceramic Alumni Invitational Cohen Gallery Gallery Hours: 12-4 pm weekdays and 1-3pm weekends, plus 5-8pm November 16 Alfred Sound Field: Audible Arrangements: A sonic compilation of site-specific narratives and moods inspired by the Alfred University campus made by Intro to Video/Sonics arts students. Use the map navigator provided on the website to access locations and sounds. & various locations within Alfred University. Free Dimensional  Fosdick-Nelson Gallery TAn exhibition of diverse sculptural expressions by faculty and staff from the Sculpture Dimensional Studies Division in the School of Art and Design including works in glass, light, foundry, kinetics, fibers and mixed media. Gallery Hours: 12-4 pm weekdays and 1-3pm weekends, plus 5-8pm November 16

Her Field

Robert C. Turner Gallery Harder Hall, Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

“Her Field” is an all painting show featuring works from Yi Chen and Audrey Higgins.


Exhibition Dates:

September 8 – 15, Opening Reception: September 8 , 6-8pm

September 22-29, Opening Reception: September 22 , 6-8pm

October 6 – 13, Opening Reception: October 6th , 6-8pm

October 20 – 27, Opening Reception: October 20th , 6-8pm

November 3 -10, Opening Reception: November 3rd , 6-8pm

November 17 – December 1, Opening Reception: November 17th , 6-8pm


The Robert C. Turner Gallery is a professional gallery space at Alfred University that is run and organized by students and features student exhibitions during the Fall and Spring semesters. 

In keeping with the educational goals of the School of Art and Design, the Robert C. Turner Gallery seeks to provide a forum for current, innovative and relevant ideas in art; to facilitate non-curricular as well as curricular learning; to establish local, regional, and global connections; and to maintain a student run professional gallery space driven by creative and conceptual freedom. 


Gallery hours: 

Monday – Friday 12pm-4pm 

Saturday & Sunday 1-3pm 


Family Fitness and Fun Night

Genesee Valley School 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont
Join us for National Rural Health Day at the Genesee Valley Central School! Details of the event are posted below.