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Alumni will have an opportunity to see work by early 20th century photographer Lewis Hine during a special event at the International Center of Photography in New York City.

Alumni activities

UD alumni to visit International Center of Photography in New York


10:35 a.m., Nov. 15, 2013--University of Delaware alumni, students and friends are invited to a variety of activities in coming weeks, including an “Evening of Art and Blue Hens” scheduled Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City.

On hand for the special event, a private evening reception, will be UD President Patrick Harker, the UD Friends of Art History and the New York City Alumni Club.

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Brian Wallis, ICP chief curator, will give an overview of the exhibitions, including a retrospective featuring the work of Lewis Hine, one of America’s most important early 20th century photographers.

Supporting the retrospective is a smaller exhibition, “The Future of America: Lewis Hine’s New Deal Photographs,” which focuses on his work as chief photographer for the National Research Project.

Also on view will be “JFK November 22, 1963: A Bystander's View of History” and “Zoe Strauss: 10 Years,” two exhibits that have had public significance and interpretation of life in America.

For details or to register, see the UDconnection web page.

Alumni activities are as follows:

Saturday, Nov. 23, 5 p.m.: Medieval Times. The Northern New Jersey and New York City alumni clubs invited Hens to Medieval Times in Lyndhurst, N.J., for a family friendly event.

Thursday, Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m.: D.C. holiday party. The Washington, D.C., Alumni Club will hold a holiday party at One Lounge. The club will be accepting donations for the Capital Area Food Bank.

Saturday, Dec. 7, noon: Bryn Athyn Cathedral, Glencairn Museum. Alumni are invited to tour Bryn Athyn Cathedral and Glencairn Museum in Pennsylvania with the UD Friends of Art History and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Sunday, Dec. 8, noon: Boston Winter Classic. Boston area Blue Hens will enjoy a post-race party following the Winter Classic 5K.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m.: New York open board meeting. The New York City Alumni Club will hold its annual open board meeting, with opportunities to meet board members and fellow alumni.

Saturday, Dec. 14, 9-11:30 a.m.: Breakfast With Santa. The fourth annual Breakfast With Santa will be held at Clayton Hall, and Blue Hens of all ages are invited.

The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of several of these events.

Photos by Lewis Hine, courtesy of the International Center of Photography

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