Founders Day

Sunday, October 26, 2014 11 AM — 4 PM
Barnard College

Enjoy Barnard’s rich history and vibrant community as we open campus for a daylong celebration. Activities include:

  • Lectures and classes with distinguished faculty
  • Dance, music and theater performances
  • Digital dance performance exhibit
  • Campus tours showcasing our history, architecture and environment
  • Art and history exhibitions
  • Exhibition of Barnard alumnae artists
  • Admissions tours and information sessions for families and students
  • Film screenings
  • Author readings
  • Exhibit of Barnard archival materials and digital collections
  • Activities for children of all ages
  • Popular NYC food trucks
  • And more!

Open to all. Bring your friends and family.

Rain or shine.

Please let us know you are coming at: 125.barnard.edu/foundersday.

125@barnard.edu
#Barnard125

Watch the video below to learn more about the 1:25 Barnard Dances performance installation.

 

FOUNDERS DAY SCHEDULE 
*Please note: some events and times may change*
 

Schedule of Activities

11:00 -11:30
Welcome & Opening Ceremony
With Emcees Regina DeCicco ’00 & Haley Schoeck ’16, performance by Bacchantae
Lehman Lawn
11:30–11:45 African Dance Performance
Lehman Lawn
11:30 -12:30 Barnard in New York, a faculty panel with Kimberley Johnson (Political Science) on “The City as Laboratory;” Gergely Baics (History) on “Spatial New
York;” Monica Miller (English) on “Zora Neale Hurston: Coming to Harlem;” moderated by Robert A. McCaughey (History)
Event Oval, The Diana Center (LL1) 
11:30 -12:15 Chamber Music Performance, conducted by Gail Archer (Music) 
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
11:30 - 12:00 Colorful Chemistry! a demonstration with John Magyar (Chemistry)
Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul Hall
This event is fun for all ages!
11:30 - 12:30 Growing Up Barnard, a film by Daniella Kahane ’05, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker
Glicker-Milstein Theatre, LL2, The Diana Center
11:30 - 12:30 Physical Education Obstacle Course includes basketball, soccer, and tennis with Corey Young (Physical Education) 
LeFrak Gymnasium, 1st Floor, Barnard Hall
For ages 6 and up!  Please wear sneakers.  
11:45 - 12:00 Student Performance by CoLab
Lehman Lawn
12:00 - 12:45 African Dance Class with Maguette Camara (Dance) and Mangue Sylla 
305 Barnard Hall
The class is limited to 30 participants. All levels welcome! Please wear clothing you can move in.  Shoes are not allowed in the studio.
12:00 - 12:30 Student Performance: Control Top Improv
Lehman Lawn
12:30 - 1:15 Wonders of Light and Color in Nature, a demonstration with Tim Halpin-Healy (Physics and Astronomy) 
Diana LL103, The Diana Center
12:30 - 1:15 The Science of Taste, Flavor, and Other Culinary Pleasures, a demonstration with John Glendinning (Biological Sciences)
Diana LL104, The Diana Center
12:30 - 1:30 Alumnae Authors' Reading with Stephanie Feldman '05, Michal Lemberger '94, and Jenny Milchman '92. Introductions by
Rania Abi-Rafeh ’15, Suzanne Herman ’15, and Sauleha Kamal ’15
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
Celebrate Barnard’s acclaimed writing program by hearing works from some of our most recently published authors.
12:45 - 1:00 Pop Up Music Performance with Esther Adams ’16, soprano
Jolyne Caruso-FitzGerald ’81 Lobby, The Diana Center
12:45 - 1:15 The Barnard Class of 1971: The Way It Was: coming of age in the tumultuous late 1960s, a film by Michelle Patrick '71 and Robert Solomon
Glicker-Milstein Theatre, LL2, The Diana Center
1:00 - 2:30 Faust 2.0, a co-production with experimental theatre company Mabou Mines 
Minor Latham Playhouse, Milbank Hall
Tickets for sale in Milbank Lobby, $5 BC/CUID holders, $10 non-BC/CU ID holders.  To reserve a ticket in advance, visit theatre.barnard.edu.
1:00 - 1:45 Performing Tradition and Innovation a department of dance showcase coordinated by Marjorie Folkman '91 (Dance)
305 Barnard Hall
1:00 - 1:45 Mathematics of Card Shuffling, a demonstration with David Bayer (Mathematics)
Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul Hall
1:00 – 1:30 Screening of WNET's Treasures of New York: Barnard College 
James Room, 4th Floor, Barnard Hall
1:00 - 1:20 Pop-up Music Performance
Jolyne Caruso-FitzGerald ’81 Lobby, The Diana Center
1:30 - 2:30 New York at Barnard, a faculty panel with Brian Mailloux (Environmental Science) on “Everything New Yorkers Need to Know About Water but ...;”
Krista McGuire (Biological Sciences) on “NYC: A Microbial Metropolis;” Maria Rivera (Education) on “Learning with NYC’s Teachers;” moderated by Hilary Callahan (Biological Sciences)
Event Oval, LL1, The Diana Center 
1:30 - 2:15 Group Voice Class with Jean-Paul Bjorlin (Music)
Krueger Lecture Hall, 405 Milbank Hall
All levels welcome!
1:30 - 3:30 American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, a film screening presented by The Athena Center for Leadership Studies and The Athena Film Festival  
Panel to follow with Premilla Nadasen (History),  Lulu Mickelson '14,  and Kathryn Kolbert (Athena Center for Leadership Studies)
Glicker-Milstein Theatre, LL2, The Diana Center  
1:30 - 2:30  Physical Education Obstacle Course includes basketball, soccer, and tennis with Corey Young (Physical Education) 
 LeFrak Gymnasium, 1st Floor, Barnard Hall
 For ages 6 and up!  Please wear sneakers.  
1:30 - 2:30 Student DJ'ing by WBAR
LeFrak Gymnasium, 1st Floor, Barnard Hall
2:00 – 2:30 Screening of WNET's Treasures of New York: Barnard College 
James Room, 4th Floor, Barnard Hall
2:00 - 2:45 Afro-Cuban Dance Class with Rebecca Bliss (Dance) and accompaniment 
305 Barnard Hall
All levels welcome! Please wear clothing you can move in.  Shoes are not allowed in the studio.
2:00 - 2:30 Student Performance by Philolexian Society           
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor, Barnard Hall
2:20 - 2:40 Pop-up Music Performance with Isabella Livorni ’15, soprano
Jolyne Caruso-FitzGerald ’81 Lobby, The Diana Center
2:30 - 3:00 Colorful Chemistry! a demonstration with John Magyar (Chemistry)
Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul Hall
This event is fun for all ages!
2:45 - 3:30 Group Voice Class with Jean-Paul Bjorlin (Music)
Krueger Lecture Hall, 405 Milbank Hall
All levels welcome!
2:45 - 3:30 Chamber Music Performance
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor, Barnard Hall 
3:00 - 3:30 Performance by Sarah Dooley ’11 and her band  
Sarah Dooley, vocals and keyboard
Evan Johnston, vocals and mandolin
Matthew Kern, drums
Robbie Kleinberg, bass
Lehman Lawn
3:30 - 4:00 Closing Ceremony   
Lehman Lawn 

 

Information & Tours

11:30 - 12:15
&
2:45 - 3:30
Admissions Information Sessions
Millicent Carey McIntosh Student Dining Room, 2nd Floor, The Diana Center
Tell us you are coming at 125.barnard.edu.
 

11:30 - 12:00
&
12:30 - 1:00

Arthur Ross Greenhouse Tours with Hilary Callahan (Biological Sciences) and Nicholas Gershberg (Greenhouse Coordinator)
Meet on the 4th foor of Milbank Hall 
The tours will be limited to 30 people.
 

12:00 - 1:30
&
2:00 - 3:30

Geology Tours: The Walls Have Years with Sedelia Rodriguez (Environmental Science)
Meet on the Millicent Carey McIntosh Terrace. 
Tour the Morningside area. 

 

12:00 - 12:30
&
1:30 - 2:00

Architectural Tours: The Diana Center 
Jolyne Caruso-FitzGerald ’81 Lobby, The Diana Center  

 

12:00 - 2:00

Wellness Information from Lisa Northrup (Physical Education) and Jessica Cannon (Well-Woman
Lehman Walkway

 

12:30 - 1:00
&
2:15 - 2:45

Admissions Snapshot Station Tours: Living at Barnard
Arthur Ross Courtyard

 

12:45 - 1:15
&
2:45 - 3:15

Admissions Snapshot Station Tours: Learning at Barnard
Millicent Carey McIntosh Terrace

 

1:00 - 3:00 Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW) Open House and Screenings 
101 Barnard Hall
Visit BCRW and learn about their work at the forefront of feminist action and scholarship. Associate Director Tami Navarro, PhD will be screening pivotal film materials from the BCRW library and answering questions about BCRW’s work promoting women’s and social justice issues. 
 
1:15 - 2:00

Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Information Session with Alexandra Fields and Jackie Perez (Admissions)
Millicent Carey McIntosh Student Dining Room, 2nd Floor, The Diana Center

 

3:00 - 3:30 

Tour of the Sibyl Levy Golden '38 Ecological Learning Center, The Diana Center Green Roof with Krista McGuire (Biological Sciences)
6th Floor, The Diana Center 
The tour will be limited to 40 people.

 

                                                                 

Ongoing Activities

  Alumnae Welcome Table
Lehman Walkway
 
Barnard Archives display & launch of the Barnard Digital Collections
James Room, 4th Floor, Barnard Hall
View archival materials including yearbooks, photographs and films. Speak with an archivist about Barnard's history and explore the digital collections.
 
Lucid Gestures: Barnard Alumnae Art Exhibition, curated by Vanessa Thill ’13 and Eunice Yooni Kim ‘13
Louise L. Hublein ’59 McCagg Gallery, 4th Floor, The Diana Center
Come see work by Erica Baum ’84, Sarah Charlesworth ’69, Annabel Daou ’89, Louise McCagg ’59, among many others.
 
Campus-wide
Past and present collide in this digital performance installation created by Adam H. Weinert (Dance) and the students of the Composition: Site Specific course. View site-specific dance videos inspired by archival images and choreographed by students. Download the "Barnard Augmented" app at the App Store or Google Play using any web-enabled smartphone.
 
Children’s Activities coordinated by the Center for Toddler Development 
Milbank Courtyard    
The renowned Barnard Center for Toddler Development will entertain young children with face painting, nature painting, sidewalk chalk, fake tattoos, bubbles and a fishing pond.
 
Meet the “Trashgadget” and Pop Up Repair with Sandra Goldmark and Mike Banta (Theatre)
Millicent Carey McIntosh Terrace
Try out the Trashgadget, a solar powered, coin operated puppet stage that tells a story of waste, repair, and change. Then stop by the Pop Up Repair to practice your repair skills.
 
125th Tunnel Gallery Scrapbook
Altschul Tunnel Gallery, Lower Level
Please share your love for Barnard—your stories, photos, and memories. Feel free to grab a sharpie and write directly on our Quasquicentennial banner.
 
Record Your Memories About Barnard 
Dasha Epstein '55 Workshop, LL1, The Diana Center 
Do you have a story to tell about Barnard? Come share your memories!
  Take your picture with Barnard’s founders and the Class of 1895!
Lehman Lawn and Walkway
Snap a photo with Annie Nathan Meyer, Frederick A.P. Barnard, and the class of 1895.
 
Information tables
Lehman Walkway
Learn about Barnard student organizations and Barnard's annual Giving Day.
 
Eats
Enjoy some of New York’s favorite food trucks on Broadway, serving 11 AM–4 PM:
  • Andy's Italian Ice, Gelato and Cappucino
  • Domo Taco 
  • Katchkie Farms 
  • Labella Torte 
  • Mexicue 
  • Morris Food Truck 
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