Events

Events for Alumni/ae

If you need assistance registering for events, please contact the Office of Alumni/ae Affairs.
800-BARDCOL or alumni@bard.edu.

Bardians in LA Meet-Up

January 15, 5:30-7:00pm
Roof on Wilshire
6317 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

Skin Horse Theater
A monthlong residency at the Fisher Center culminates in a performance on Saturday,
January 31 at 2pm.

Bardians in Beijing: Yale-Bard Music Salon
Join Shawn Moore '11 for a special Bardians in Beijing Event.

NOLA Bardian Meet-Up
Malia Du Mont '95 and Stephen Tremaine '07 invite you to meet-up with your fellow Louisianan Bardians.

Bardians in Brooklyn

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
6:30-8:30pm

Enjoy a drink, some conversation, and art by Levi Haske and James Vanderberg.

Leon in LA
Joing Caroline Muglia ’04 for a reception in LA with Leon Botstein.

NYC Cities Party

Portland (Maine) Cities Party

Seattle Cities Party

Boston Cities Party

Chicago Cities Party

San Francisco Cities Party

Adrift: Photos by Carolyn Marks Blackwood
Fisher Center, Weis Atrium
Admission: Free
Rhinecliff-based photographer Carolyn Marks Blackwood's Hudson River photographs reframe segments of air, ice, and water into vivid color fields, geometric abstractions, and flattened motifs. Curated by Chad Kleitsch '91.

Contemporaneous: Music of Now from Latin America
Music of Now from Latin America
Thursday, August 13, 2015. 7:30 pm
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, LUMA Theater
$25 General | $20 Students and seniors

As part of the Bard Music Festival's 26th season, Chávez and His World, Contemporaneous brings a program of new and recent work by six composers from Latin America whose work as not been widely heard by US audiences. The works on this program demonstrate a world inherited from Carlos Chávez, featuring music written since 2009 by composers from modern Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Puerto Rico.

Contemporaneous: Meet the Composers
Meet the Composers
Friday, August 14, 2015. 1:30 pm
Bard College, Edith C. Blum Insitute at the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Center, Blum Hall
55 Blitewood Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Free and open to the public

Featured composers Vicente Alexim, Angélica Negrón, Andrés Martínez de Velasco '15, and Itzam Zapata will come from all over the world to take part in this informal panel discussion.

Young Alumni/ae: Buy Bard a Beer

Young Alumni/ae Event: Buy Bard a Beer
Thursday, August 27. Evening time and location TBD.
This evening event is being organized by our Young Alumni/ae Committee to reach out to young alums in the NYC area. More information will be posted as details are finalized.

River Crossings
River Crossings will bring contemporary art by world-renowned artists back to the homes where distinctly American Art was born: Olana (home of Frederick Church) and the Thomas Cole National Historic Site. The exhibition is curated by artist Stephen Hannock and art historian Jason Rosenfeld, PhD. Kate Menconeri MA '09 will participate in the tour at the Thomas Cole site, where she is director of exhibitions and collections.

Allie Cashel '13 Gives Reading
Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial
A Reading by Allie Cashel '13
Monday, September 28, 2015. 
7:30–8:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema
A living portrait of Chronic Lyme disease and its patients’ struggles for recognition and treatment, Suffering the Silence, originally Allie Cashel's senior project, is now a full-length memoir that details Cashel's own experience with Chronic Lyme and shares the stories of a number of other patients from around the world.

Born in London and raised in Westchester, NY, Allie was diagnosed with Lyme at age seven. Now a passionate advocate for increased awareness and reformed treatment of Chronic Lyme, she is the founder of sufferingthesilence.com, an online community for people living with chronic illness, and a member of the Jr. Board of the Tick Borne Disease Alliance.

Introduced by Mary Caponegro and followed by a Q&A, this event is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required. Copies of Suffering the Silence will be available for sale and signing from Oblong Books & Music.

Sponsored by: The Programs in Written Arts and Biology.

For more information, call 845-758-7054, or e-mail mmorriss@bard.edu.

Anne Bogart '74 in Performance
The Exalted
October 16 and 17, 2015. 7:30 pm.
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Stage Right
Tickets: $25/person

Presented by Live Arts Bard, The Exalted is a poetic meditation on heritage, love, and the willpower to overcome atrocity by three landmark American artists. The Exalted tells the story of Carl Einstein, the influential German-Jewish art historian and one of the first critics to affirm the importance of African sculpture. Through music, video, and text, writer/performer Carl Hancock Rux, director Anne Bogart ’74, and composer/musician Theo Bleckman examine the atrocities of occupation and the discovery of African art by the West to create a mesmerizing narrative on the fight for freedom.

Anne Bogart '74 in Performance
The Exalted
October 16 and 17, 2015. 7:30 pm.
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Stage Right
Tickets: $25/person

Presented by Live Arts Bard, The Exalted is a poetic meditation on heritage, love, and the willpower to overcome atrocity by three landmark American artists. The Exalted tells the story of Carl Einstein, the influential German-Jewish art historian and one of the first critics to affirm the importance of African sculpture. Through music, video, and text, writer/performer Carl Hancock Rux, director Anne Bogart ’74, and composer/musician Theo Bleckman examine the atrocities of occupation and the discovery of African art by the West to create a mesmerizing narrative on the fight for freedom.

Alumni/ae Fall Weekend

October 23-25, 2015
Don't miss Annandale in the Fall. Come back to campus to enjoy a full weekend of activities and events. Meet students, catch up with professors, take a class, see a show, play some ball. Children are welcome at all events. More information to come.

Alumni/ae Fall Weekend

October 23-25, 2015
Don't miss Annandale in the Fall. Come back to campus to enjoy a full weekend of activities and events. Meet students, catch up with professors, take a class, see a show, play some ball. Children are welcome at all events. More information to come.

Alumni/ae Fall Weekend

October 23-25, 2015
Don't miss Annandale in the Fall. Come back to campus to enjoy a full weekend of activities and events. Meet students, catch up with professors, take a class, see a show, play some ball. Children are welcome at all events. More information to come.

Holiday Party

Friday, December 4, 2015. 6-8:30 pm.
India House, One Hanover Square, NYC
Open limited bar and hors d'oeuvres

Tickets
2015: $10/person
2009-14: $15/person
2002-08: $20/person
2001 and earlier alumni/ae: $25/person
Guests of alumni/ae: $25/person

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