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The arts play a key role in the university's curriculum and provide an array of extracurricular opportunities.

Perfect Strangers: Machine Project and the Hamiltonians

Machine Project is a Los Angeles based organization dedicated to helping artists do fun experiments together with the public. Project artists will be coming to campus and the village throughout the semester to work with us on community art projects.

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Mark Allen and Krystal Krunch
  • Wednesday, September 9
  • 4:30 p.m.

  • Machine Project founder Mark Allen will outline the Machine Project non-profit and what they do. Allen will also introduce artist duo Krystal Krunch. Later in the week, the duo will introduce you to You through workshops revealing the hidden energies of the body, art, and architecture.
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Upcoming Machine Project Events

The Never Been to Me Tour at Colgate University

Krystal Krunch
Workshops:
  • Thursday, September 10 at 7 p.m.
    Zen Den
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  • Wednesday, September 16 at 4:30 p.m.
    Clifford Gallery
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computing with the dead: transmissions with the inventor

Brian Crabtree and Kelli Cain
  • Friday, September 11 at 8 p.m.
    Merrill House
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I'd Rather Listen to a Bad Song

Adam Goldman '94
  • Saturday, September 19 at 10 a.m.
    Homecoming tailgate, Andy Kerr Stadium
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  • Monday, September 21 throughout the day
    Hamilton Center for the Arts
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  • Tuesday, September 22 at 4:15 p.m.
    Colgate Center for Women's Studies
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  • Wednesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
    Trivia Night at the Colgate Inn
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Lecture: Adam Goldman '94

  • Wednesday, September 23 at 4:30 p.m.
    Golden Auditorium
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Poetry, Wit, and Wisdom: Taking the Pulse of Hamilton

Cliff Hengst
  • Monday, September 28 – Saturday, October 3
    Hamilton Center for the Arts
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Notes for Hamilton

Mercedes Teixido
  • Monday, October 19 – Friday, October 23, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
    Colgate Campus
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Lecture: Carmina Escobar with Chris Kallmyer

  • Wednesday, October 28 at 4:30 p.m.
    Golden Auditorium
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Archive of Regional Raking

Chris Kallmyer
Performance in collaboration with Colgate Students
  • Thursday, October 29 at 6 p.m.
    100 Broad Street
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Imenso Massagem Sonora

Carmina Escobar
  • Wednesday, October 28 – Friday, October 30, ongoing
    Hamilton Center for the Arts
  • Thursday, October 29, 3 – 5 p.m.
    Colgate Center for Women's Studies

Lecture: Hanna van der Kolk

  • Wednesday, November 4 at 4:30 p.m.
    Golden Auditorium
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spaces between us/the in-between spaces

Hana van der Kolk
Performances:
  • Friday, November 6 at 8 p.m.
    Colgate Campus
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  • Saturday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
    Colgate Campus
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Open Archive, Hamilton NY

Kamau Patton
  • Tuesday, November 10 – Saturday, November 14, ongoing
    Hamilton Center for the Arts
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Objects for Perfect Strangers

Michael O'Malley
  • Wednesday, September 9 – Friday, November 13, ongoing
    Clifford Gallery
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