Arts+Culture

 The page from the Llangattock breviary donated to Wellesley features beautiful calligraphy and ornate decorations in brilliant reds, blues, greens, and golds.
Summer 2017
Working in Boston in the early 1960s, Nancy Hattox Fohl ’59 rarely passed by Goodspeed’s Book Shop without going inside. She and her husband, Tim, were attracted to an exquisite illuminated manuscript leaf, which they…More
A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees book cover
Summer 2017
Kendra Tanacea ’88, is a poet and full-time practicing trial lawyer, After Garrison Keillor recently featured two of her poems on his Writer’s Almanac show, she laughingly said, “I should be a playwright—it was such a thrill to hear it.”More
On the Road to Discovery
Summer 2017
When she was 26, Kate McCahill ’06 took to the open road, spending a year exploring South America solo. She tells her story in Patagonian Road .More
C. Galloway ’17 and Zusammen, a hand-built canoe, in the new wood shop in Pendleton West
Summer 2017
The renovation of Pendleton West and the addition of a music pavilion provides spaces where students can create works of art and reach across disciplines.More
Farhana Khera ’91
Summer 2017
Farhana Khera ’91, executive director of Muslim Advocates, works on behalf of her faith community in the courtroom and on Capitol Hill.More
President
Summer 2017
When I step outside Green Hall these days, I see the beautifully transformed arts center across the Academic Quad in Pendleton West. Engraved in stone above what was the main entry to the 1935 building…More
A drawing of a Syrian family meeting their new neighbor and her cat
Summer 2017
When a family from Syria moved in next door to Kate Erickson ’05 in L.A., members of the Wellesley community from around the world reached out to make them feel welcome in the United States.More
A Fresh Approach
Spring 2017
Poke—raw fish seasoned with soy sauce and sesame oil—has long been a staple of Hawaiian cuisine, a popular go-to for barbecues, family get-togethers, or a simple lunch. Recently, the dish has exploded in popularity.More
‘The Nevelson’ Considered Anew
Spring 2017
The cover photograph for the illuminating new biography of the sculptor Louise Nevelson represents her as many remember or imagine the artist. This was “The Nevelson,” as her friend playwright Edward Albee called her.More
Opening the Cloister
Spring 2017
As senior curator of the Met’s incomparable museum of medieval art, Barbara Drake Boehm ’76 seeks to bring a lost world vividly to life.More