While we’re missing all of our students, they are still doing some great work from home. We’ll share how they’re learning online, what they’re making from home, and some of their favorite moments and collection pieces from The Trout Gallery.

Emily Benson ’21

In Assisi, after touring the Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi

Student Snapshot: Emily Benson

Emily Benson talks about her experience at Dickinson College and the work she’s done at The Trout Gallery.


Megan McElroy ’23

Image of Trout Gallery Student Assistant, Megan McElroy

Student Life: Megan Visits Romare Bearden Park

Trout Education Management Assistant, Megan McElroy, is working with us from her hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. Here, she shares with us Romare Bearden Park, named for an artist we have in our collection.


FaSade Fagoroye ’23


Trout Ambassador, FaSade Fagoroye ’23, sent us some photos of a miniature clay project she’s working on at home. While the shift to online courses created new obstacles, the students learned to create new types of works from home instead of in the studio.


Grace Ingle, ’20


Tutoring from Home

Grace Ingle is a Spanish, French and Arabic Interpretation Assistant at The Trout Gallery.  As a Russian and Middle Eastern Studies major, with a minor in Arabic, she’s been tutoring students from home. Read what she shared with us about the experience!


Bizz Fretty, ’20



“Femmes des Environs de Caen” Ink, watercolor, and pencil on paper. 7 1/16 x 4 1/2
n.d. 20th c., 1988.23.64
Gift of Charles Coleman Sellers

Interpretation Assistant Bizz Fretty created this Museum Challenge using a work from our collection! Bizz graduated from Dickinson this spring studying Art & Art History and Medieval & Early Modern Studies. She had been working at The Trout Gallery as a Museum Interpretation Assistant—specifically working with our Culture Studio program. She has held an Education Intern position at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has worked on curatorial projects at The Trout Gallery. Including Framing Space: Depictions of Land, City, and Sea as well as her solo show, Manifestation and Adaptation: Variations in Buddhist Sculpture Across Asia.