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2016/17 Gallery Exhibition

Body of Work: The Process Paintings of Margaret Jamison

July 22 - September 16, 2016

Artist Reception on Friday, September 2nd, 4:00 - 7:00pm

Located in the Stevens Gallery in Reid Campus Center, this show aligns with the Whitman College Summer Read, The Empathy Exams by author, Leslie Jamison.

This show is sponsored by Whitman College’s Sheehan Gallery, Office of Student Programs & Activities, and the Office of the President


Gas Giant Fragments and Silence: The Work of Jacob Hashimoto

August 26 - October 7, 2016

Artist Talk & Dedication by Jacob Hashimoto on Saturday, September 24 @ 3:30pm in Olin 138, followed by a Reception in the Sheehan Gallery

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Today will be Yesterday: A Ruth Fluno Retrospective

October 17, 2016 - December 9, 2016

Roundtable Discussion on Friday, October 21 @ 5:30pm in Olin 138 with an Opening Celebration in the Sheehan Gallery to follow

*The show will be closed for Thanksgiving Break Saturday, Nov. 19 - Sunday, Nov. 2, though it can be viewed by appointment if you contact Kynde Kiefel (kiefelks@whitman.edu) or Daniel Forbes (forbesdm@whitman.edu)


Walla Walla Modern: The Painting Trio of Ruth Fluno, Richard Jens Rasmussen, and Jeannette Jackson Murphy

October 17, 2016 - December 9, 2016

A Presentation by Robert Sickels: Tuesday, November 15 @ 7:00pm, Kimball Auditorium & Alternative Histories: Retelling Whitman and Walla Walla with Professor Jenna Terry on Friday, December 2 @ 5:30pm in the Sheehan

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A Film Screening and Q & A with Robert C. Sickels

Tuesday, November 15 @ 7pm

Kimball Auditorium | Hunter Conservatory | Whitman College


Alternative Histories: A Retelling Whitman and Walla Walla: A Student Pop-Up Event hosted by Professor Jenna Terry

Friday, December 2 @ 5:30pm

SHEEHAN GALLERY| Olin Hall | Whitman College


10th Annual Winter Student Art Salon {Located in Fouts CVA}

January 17 - February 9, 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 21, 3:00 - 5:00pm in Fouts Center for Visual Arts


The Collected Life of Ikune Sawada

January 23 - April 7, 2017

An Interview with Ikune Sawada: Saturday, March 4 @ 3:30pm in Olin 138, followed by a Celebration with refreshments in the Sheehan Gallery

*Sheehan Gallery will be CLOSED on Monday, February 20 for President's Day (but still available by appointment). The Gallery will be OPEN during Whitman College Spring Break March 11 - 26, 2017.


Senior Thesis Art Exhibition 2017

April 21 - May 21, 2017

April 21, 5:30pm: Lecture by Portland Art Museum Curator, Sara Krajewski @ 5:30pm in Olin 138, followed by a Reception in the Sheehan Gallery at 6:30pm and a second Reception in Fouts CVA @ 7:30pm.

May 20, 1:00-3:00pm: Family & Friends Reception in the Sheehan and Fouts