Our Curator of Education, Heather Flaherty, discusses art, exhibitions, and programs with Dickinson College and Carlisle Community members.

Thai, Teapot with Hindu or Buddhist figures, nineteenth century, metal and ceramicware: brass and porcelain, 10.8 in. (27.3 cm). Gift of Mrs. Lloyd Gamble Cole, 1967.1.14a, b.

Abbie Cottle on Imagining the Divine

What does former Dickinson student Abbie Cottle, curator of the Imagining the Divine exhibition, have to say about the exhibition that was cut short because of COVID-19 pandemic? Click on the link to read her thoughts on the show.


Gracyn Bird, “Carrion,” Oil on Canvas, 2020.

Preview: Gracyn Bird and Bodies of Memory

Gracyn Bird, a Trout Interpretation Assistants who is also one of the talented Studio Art seniors, sat down with Emily Benson, another one of the Trout’s Interpretation Assistants for a virtual interview to talk about her senior Studio Art project.


Director of LGBTQ Services, Dr. Todd Nordgren.

Interview With Dr. Nordgren

Trout Interpretation Assistant Jackson Rhodes sat down with Dickinson’s newly-appointed Director of LGBTQ Services, Dr. Todd Nordgren. They discussed LGBTQ representation and how photographer Lissa Rivera is interacting with artistic traditions to tell new stories.


Vincent Stephens in front of the Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity.

Interview with Vincent Stephens: Campus Inclusion Week

For this Artful Conversation, Student Assistant Gracyn Bird interviewed Vincent Stephens, director of The Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity about the role that art has played in his life and work.


Becky Richeson holds a Love Carlisle sign while wearing a COVID mask.



An Interview with Becky Richeson, Executive Director of Carlisle Arts Learning Center, about artistic community responses to COVID, collaborations with The Trout Gallery, and the role of the arts in times of chaos.


Jean Dufy, View of Paris, ca. 1920-1940


The Highest Height

On February 28th, 2020 Dickinson College senior art history students celebrated the opening of their exhibition, Framing Space: Depictions of Land, City and Sea.  The exhibition represents the capstone experience for art history majors at Dickinson.