This Week at SJC Annapolis

It's Opening Week here on the Annapolis campus! Here are some events happening this week, August 24 to August 30. See also the 2015-2016 Reading Lists and Academic Calendar below. To see programs and events scheduled throughout the year, click here.


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Opening Week Schedule Highlights


For the full Opening Week schedule for students and tutors, click here.

Monday, August 24

All Day – Resident Assistant Orientation

Tuesday, August 25

8:30 a.m. to Noon – Upperclassman Registration and Move-In, FSK Lobby

Wednesday, August 26

8:30 a.m. to Noon – Freshman Registration and Move-In, FSK Lobby

4:15 p.m. – Convocation, FSK Auditorium

5:15 to 6:15 p.m. – Refreshments for Parents, Tutors of Freshmen, and College Officials, Art Gallery Patio (rain – FSK Lobby)

Thursday, August 27

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Freshman Orientation, FSK Auditorium, Conversation Room, Hodson Room

4:15 to 5 p.m. – Graduate Institute Convocation, Great Hall

5:15 p.m. – Graduate Institute Classes Begin with Tutorials

8 p.m. – Undergraduate Classes Begin with Seminar

Friday, August 28

9 a.m. – Tutorials and Laboratories Begin Meeting

5 p.m. – All College Soccer Game, Back Campus

8 p.m. – Dean's Lecture, FSK Auditorium

Saturday, August 29

1:30 p.m. – All College Fair, Back Campus and Quad


"House Proud" Exhibition Opens at The Mitchell Gallery

House Proud: Nineteenth-Century Watercolor Interiors from the Thaw Collection

(Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum)

August 26 – October 11, 2015 | View Exhibition Details and Programs

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The Japanese Salon, Villa Hügel, Heitzing, Vienna (Detail) Rudolf von Alt (Austrian, 1812–1905) Austria, 1855 Brush and watercolor and gouache, graphite on white paper COPYRIGHT: Photo: Matt Flynn. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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The Chinese Room in the Royal Palace, Berlin (Detail) Eduard Gaertner (German, 1801–1877) Germany, 1850 Brush and watercolor and gouache, graphite on white paper COPYRIGHT: Photo: Matt Flynn. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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The Mitchell Gallery presents “House Proud: Nineteenth-Century Watercolor Interiors from the Thaw Collection,” an exhibition that examines the evolution of the domestic interior in 19th-century Europe. This exhibition was organized by the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, and explores the origins of the modern home through Eugene (St. John’s College, Class of 1947) and Clare Thaw’s generous gift to the museum of these 47 interior watercolors.

“House Proud: Nineteenth-Century Watercolor Interiors from the Thaw Collection” showcases the Thaw’s collection of 19th-century watercolor drawings, which meticulously detail the era’s interior furnishings and document the social, cultural, and aesthetic development of European domestic life. The collection includes examples of English, German, Russian, French, Italian, and Austrian domestic spaces. 

“House Proud: Nineteenth-Century Watercolor Interiors from the Thaw Collection”
was organized by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.


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