Exhibits in the Atrium

The Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Atrium, located in the Marvin Library Learning Commons, hosts local and national exhibits throughout the year.

All exhibits are open to the campus community and public during regular library hours.

Upcoming Exhibits

Día de Muertos: Altar Exhibit

Monday, Oct. 14 – Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

Photo Gallery

In celebration of Day of the Dead 2019, a Día de Muertos Altar Exhibit will be on display. Dia de Los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated on Nov. 1 when families create elaborate altars to honor their departed loved ones and ancestors.

Pride of Our Nation, Pride of Our College

Saturday, Nov. 9 - Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019
Opening reception: Saturday, Nov. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Ninth annual exhibition of photographs, documents, medals and other memorabilia related to veterans and active service personnel with a connection to Hudson Valley Community College with a special focus on World War 1, which ended 100 years ago on Nov. 11, 1918.

Previous Exhibits

Babble

Wednesday, Aug. 21 - Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

A series of photographs by visual artist Natasha Holmes, Babble focuses on present day consumerism and invites viewers to ponder the significance of so much "stuff," lots of it soon discarded.

Pride of Our Nation, Pride of Our College

Sunday, Nov. 11 - Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

Eighth annual exhibition of photographs, documents, medals and other memorabilia related to veterans and active service personnel with a connection to Hudson Valley Community College with a special focus on World War 1, which ended 100 years ago on Nov. 11, 1918.

Altar de Dia de Muertos

Wednesday, Oct. 24 – Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated on Nov. 1 when families create elaborate altars to honor their departed loved ones and ancestors. The altars are decorated with skeletons, sugar skull candy, flowers and candles, and offerings of food and drink that the family members had enjoyed in their earthbound lives. Malu Benton, associate professor in the English, Foreign Languages and English as a Second Language Department, will design the altar.

Works by Mark Kelly

Aug. 20 – Sept. 28, 2018

A native and life-long resident of Albany, Mark Kelly creates bright, colorful scenes with acrylic and marble-like patterns with acrylic, flotrol and silicon oil. His images are featured in the fall 2018 brochure listing the college's Voices: A Library Lecture Series.

Questar III High School Juried Art Show

April 9 - 27, 2018

Paintings, drawings, video and sculpture by high school students representing 23 school districts in Rensselaer, Columbia and Greene counties are included in this 29th annual exhibition.

Juan Maldonado: Da Vinci's Disciple

Jan. 22 - March 2, 2018

An exhibit of works by Juan Maldonado, a native of Puerto Rico who studied in Europe and was greatly influenced by the works of Leonardo DaVinci. In New York City, Maldonado developed his specialty in portraiture and reportedly completed 400-plus commissions. He was artist-in-residence at the Bronx Museum and an advocate for Latino artists, helping create the Nuyorican movement in the 1960s. After a long and brilliant career, Maldonado died in Vega Alta, PR in December 2016. The serigraphs on display are courtesy of the Juan Maldonado Estate and the Martinez Gallery in Troy.

Every Necessary Care & Attention: George Washington & Medicine

Jan. 8 - Feb. 16, 2018

This traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine explores the story of George Washington's personal health and examines the ways in which he sought to safeguard the health and wellness of his family, staff, slaves, and troops. The six-panel display illuminates the broader context of the experience of illness and the practice of medicine in Washington's time. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.

Pride of Our Nation, Pride of Our College

Nov. 9 - Dec. 7, 2017

Photo Gallery

Seventh annual exhibition of photographs, documents, medals and other memorabilia related to veterans and active service personnel with a connection to Hudson Valley Community College. More...

VISIÓN: A Look at Life Behind the Scenes

Oct. 11 – Nov. 2, 2017

VISIÓN features B&W photographs by and of Latino immigrants working at the Saratoga Race Course and throughout the community. The photography project and exhibit are sponsored by the Latino Community Advocacy Program of the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council.

Digital Media Program Alumni Exhibit

Aug. 28 – Oct. 6, 2017

An exhibition featuring digital imaging, graphic design and photography created by alumni of the college's Digital Media program.

Questar III High School Juried Art Show Opening

April 3 – 28, 2017

Paintings, drawings, video and sculpture by 30 students representing 23 school districts in Rensselaer, Columbia and Greene counties are included in this 28th annual art exhibition.

Pride of Our Nation, Pride of Our College

Nov. 10 – Dec. 7, 2016

Sixth annual exhibition of photographs, documents, medals and other memorabilia related to veterans and active service personnel with a link to Hudson Valley Community College.

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