Art News and Events

Art Exhibitions

The art department sponsors changing exhibits by faculty, students and visiting artists in the galleries of Cummings Arts Center. View the Online Calendar of Events for dates of these exhibitions and all art-department sponsored events throughout the academic year.

Bus Trips to NYC

The art and art history departments also sponsor Saturday round-trip bus trips to New York City several times throughout the academic year with stops at major art museums and galleries. Reservations are required, in advance, are non-refundable and may be made through the art department assistant.

The Leo & Ann Higdon Annual Art Awards

Established in 2007 by former Connecticut College President Leo I. Higdon and his wife Ann, avid art collectors, several prizes are given to outstanding art students.

Leo & Ann Higdon Award - First Prize

Mark Warren, inaugural recipient,  2007
Samantha Wickman, 2008
Madeleine Ignon, 2009
Julia Byrne, 2014

The Leo & Ann Higdon Merit Award

Julia Pope, Dave Shanfield, Hallie Selinger, Georgia Naumann, 2014

The Leo & Ann Higdon Purchase Award

Wai Ying Zhao, 2014

Art students at Connecticut College drawing a horse.

Contact information:

Email Gregory Bailey,
Art Department
Box 5206, Cummings Arts Center
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196
Deborah Radachy, Dept. Assistant