Seven Questions with Elena Vaamonde, Work-Study Student at Rollins Museum of Art

As an academic museum, we know how essential hands-on experience is for developing the skills necessary for a successful career. Rollins Museum of Art is proud to offer work-study positions to Rollins College students like Art History and Classical Studies

3 black and white images of a woman and girl at a kitchen table in different sitting and standing positions

American Photographer Carrie Mae Weems

Gain insights into the works of American Photographer Carrie Mae Weems that are featured in the permanent collection at The Rollins Museum of Art.

Carrie Mae Weems (American, b. 1963) Untitled (Woman with Daughter), From the Kitchen Table Series, 1990 Silver prints, triptych 28 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches each. The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Rollins Museum of Art. Gift of Barbara ’68 and Theodore ’68 Alfond, 2014.1.26. © Carrie Mae Weems. Image courtesy of the artist and Jack Shaiman Gallery, New York.

Green square painting with white horizontal diamond by Carmen Herrera

Carmen Herrera’s quest for formal simplicity

Carmen Herrera has been described as a “quiet warrior of her art” in her uncompromising commitment to abstraction over decades of scant recognition.(1) Born in Havana in 1915, she later moved to New York and then, in 1948, to Paris,

Work of the Week: Elihu Vedder’s “Superest Invictus Amor”

Elihu Vedder (American, 1836-1923), Superest Invictus Amor (Love Ever Present), 1887, Oil on canvas, 34 ¾ x 12 ¼ inches  As I write this in mid-June, it has been just about thirteen months since my last entry in this blog.

Mevin Edwards: Weapon of Freedom at Rollins Museum of Art

Melvin Edwards (American, b. 1937)Weapon of Freedom, 1986Welded steel11 x 9 x 6 in.The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Gift of Barbara ’68 and Theodore ’68 Alfond, 2014.1.58. © 2015 Melvin Edwards/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Born in Houston, Texas,

Celebrate Black Artists With Resources from the Rollins Museum of Art

The Rollins Museum of Art honors and recognizes the impact that Black artists have in art and culture. Explore the resources below that showcase the rich history and contributions of Black art and artists featured in the Rollins Museum of Art permanent collection. Teaching Portfolios

Work of the Week: William Williams’ “The (William) Denning Family” | In the Spirit of Conversation, a Confession by Dr. Grant Hamming

William Williams (American, 1727-1791) The (William) Denning Family, 1772, Oil on canvas, 35 ½ x 52 inches  Benjamin West (American, 1738-1820), Mrs. Thomas Keyes and Her Daughter, c. 1806, Oil on panel, 33 x 23 ¼ inches  A term one sometimes