Visiting Artist: Daniela Molnar

Wells College 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States

Thursday, Sept 21, 5pm – Join the Visiting Writers Series and the String Room Gallery for a special visit with poet and artist Daniela Naomi Molnar! Daniela will read from her award-winning book, CHORUS, as well as other recent projects, and discuss the ecopoetic reverberations between her poetry and visual artwork, currently on display in the gallery. There ... Read more

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Visiting Writers Series: Emma Törzs

Faculty Parlors, Main Building

Emma Törzs is a writer, teacher, and occasional translator based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her fiction has been honored with an NEA fellowship in prose, a World Fantasy Award for Short Fiction, and an O. Henry Prize. Her stories have been published in journals such as Ploughshares, Uncanny Magazine, Strange Horizons, and American Short Fiction. She received her MFA from ... Read more

Event Series Visiting Writers Series

Visiting Writers Series: Rachel Yoder

Faculty Parlors, Main Building

Rachel Yoder is the author of "Nightbitch," her debut novel released in 2021. The book has been adapted for film by Marielle Heller and stars Amy Adams. Selected as an Indie Next Pick in August 2021, "Nightbitch" has gone on to be named a best book of the year by Esquire and Vulture and recognized ... Read more

Closing Reception: Cake Party with Visiting Artist Patrick Costello!

String Room Gallery 170 Main St., Aurora, NY, United States

Celebrate the closing of Landing with a grand cake celebration by artists Patrick Costello and Ben Simon! Patrick Costello's work in the exhibition, Piping, is a nod to a monumental composting structure called AND EAT IT TOO that is currently on view at Stone Quarry Hill Art Park in Cazenovia NY.  Made of plants, hay, wood chips, and elephant dung, ... Read more

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Visiting Writers Series: Valzhyna Mort

Art Exhibit Room 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States

Valzhyna Mort is a poet and translator born in Minsk, Belarus. She is the author of three poetry collections, mostly recently "Music for the Dead and Resurrected", named one of the best poetry book of 2020 by The New York Times and The NPR, and the winner of the 2020 International Griffin Poetry Prize and ... Read more

Papermaking Open House

Campbell Building, Middle Classroom

Join the Fall Paper Formation + Form class for a hands-on, drop-in papermaking activity. We'll teach you how to make a sheet of paper. You can then choose from a variety of Wells and winter-themed stencils to decorate your paper with pigmented pulp. Dried papers will be available to pick up the following week.

Winter Holiday Card Printing

Wells College 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States +1 more

Join the Book Arts Center to print winter holiday cards. Choose from several card designs and try your hand at operating our printing presses. Additional cards and prints will be for sale, and student work from the semester will be on display.

Valentine Printing

Wells College 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States

Join us at the Book Arts Center, 1st floor, Rm 7 on Thursday, Feb 8, 12 - 2pm to print some letterpress Valentines. We'll have several designs set up on the press to choose from. Free for students and open to the public.

Stitching Protest: a Lecture by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Julia Bryan-Wilson

Stratton Hall Room 209 Wells College, 170 Main Street, Aurora, United States

Wells College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, America's most prestigious honor society, is proud to have been awarded another visiting scholar this year. Professor Julia Bryan-Wilson is coming from Columbia University to give a public lecture entitled "Stitching Protest": This talk examines how needlework textile techniques such as embroidery and quilting have been used in ... Read more

Event Series Visiting Writers Series

Visiting Writers Series: Bekkah Frisch

Art Exhibit Room 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States

Come learn from Bekkah Frisch, a Wells alum with a B.A. in English, when she teaches a master class on self-publishing and reads from her debut novel, “The Great Quiet,” which was published in August 2023. Bekkah Frisch spends her days developing her media business, iHeart Oswego, and her nights writing fiction that explores the ... Read more

Beehive Design Collective Pop-Up and Talk

Sommer Center 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States

A swarm is coming! The Beehive Design Collective visits Wells College on Friday, February 16, 2024. Hosted by the Wells Book Arts Center and the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, the Collective will set up a pop-up exhibit in Sommer Hall from 1:30 - 4:30 PM, with a talk and exhibit walk-through at 2:45 ... Read more