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New Art Gallery Makes An Impact

During the last days of summer, when students across the world prepared to return to the Valley, the von Auersperg Gallery prepared for the installation of the exhibit “Human Impact.”  Comprised of both photography and sculptures, the exhibit, curated by Fine Arts Teacher Tim Trelease, will be ...


Deerfield’s Secret Art Scene

“Did you even know where the old art gallery was?” Art History teacher and Gallery Curator Lydia Hemphill asked. A large number of students, both then and now, would reply, “No.” ​When the Charles P. Russell Gallery in the old Memorial Building basement, Ms. Hemphill said that during ...


What’s Your Fire This Time?

When Deerfield Academy students returned from Winter Break, many noticed the black—and—white fliers featuring a simple, bold message—“The Fire This Time”—without any explanation. Director of Inclusion and Community Life Marjorie Young, a member of The Fire This Time management team, ...


Lin Strikes Gold

The next time you walk by the Black Box in the freshly revamped Hess Center, you might just see an image of yourself embroidered and buried amid an aggregation of gold. Lin Tianmiao, P’15 presents her sculpture, “The Golden Age,” Dr. Curtis. Immense in size and exceedingly intricate, spanning ...


The Tiny World of Willard Wigan

Willard Wigan is a micro sculptor, and his pieces are so small, they can’t be seen with the naked eye. Many of them are only three times the size of a single blood cell.