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Likeness and Reflection: The Allure of Paris and New York

January 25, 2011

Story by Doug Minor

Ronald Hurwitz, Au-dessus de Notre Dame, Paris
Image credit: Ronald Hurwitz Au-dessus de
Notre Dame, Paris 1995 gelatin silver print

The Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center presents the exhibition Likeness and Reflection: The Allure of Paris and New York featuring the photographic work of Ronald Hurwitz.

An opening reception is planned for Thursday, January 27, at 6 p.m. and the exhibition and associated events will run January 27 - March 19, 2011.

The exhibition coincides with Saint Anselm College's Humanities course Paris-New York in the Twenties and Thirties and is presented in collaboration with the Northeast Cultural Coop with partial funding from the New Hampshire Humanities Council.

Invitation for Exhibition and Associated Events (PDF/1.3MB)

Scheduled of Events


Opening Reception - Thursday, January 27 at 6 p.m.

Exhibit continues through Saturday, March 19, 2011
(closed Feb. 26- March 5)

Learn more about Ronald Hurwitz on his Web site.

Gallery Talk - Friday, January 28, 2 p.m.
Ronald Hurwitz, photographer
Seeing the Invisible: Art as Autobiography
Chapel Art Center
French pastries, coffee, and tea to follow

Keynote Address - Monday, January 31, 7 p.m.
Dietrich Neumann, Royce Family Professor for the History of Modern Architecture and Urban Studies, Brown University
Paris and New York: Urban Imagery in the 19th and 20th Centuries
New Hampshire Institute of Politics

Gallery Lecture - Thursday, February 10, 4 p.m.
Daniel O'Sullivan, Associate Professor of French, University of Mississippi Notre Dame de Paris or How to Read a Gothic Cathedral
Chapel Art Center
Reception to follow
Sponsored by the Robert Lehman Foundation, Inc.,
Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History

Teacher Workshop - Saturday, February 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Workshop will include a film discussion with Charles Hobson, film producer of the documentary Harlem in Montmarte at 1:30 p.m., and a gallery talk by Danielle Blais, co-creator of the Saint Anselm College Paris-New York course, addressing the history, literature, art, and philosophy of the 1920's and 30's, at 11 a.m.

Dana Center for the Humanities, Saint Anselm College

Piano Recital - Saturday, February 12, 4:30 p.m.
Gregory Pauley, piano
Modern Impressions
Dana Center for the Humanities, Saint Anselm College

Fine Arts Series Concert - Thursday, February 17, 6 p.m.
Flute Truffles: French and Italian Delicacies of the 20th Century
Douglas Worthen, flute, and George Lopez, piano
Chapel Art Center
A collaboration of the Fine Arts Department and the Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center

Book Discussion - Thursday, March 10, 6 p.m.
Award-winning New York Times bestselling author Monique Truong will discuss her publication The Book of Salt
Chapel Art Center
Reception with a French wine tasting will follow