Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery

Opening reception party with live music by Signals Over The Air

Friday, April 13, 5-7 p.m.

2018 Art Student Thesis Exhibition

April 14-May 5

Sculpture, painting, works on paper, installation, and video by 16 graduating BFA and BA Keene State College Art and Design Department students.

  • Gerald Alfieri
  • Avery Black
  • Abbey Calzini
  • Brooke Carlson
  • Inja Diamond
  • Mollykate Fanning
  • Ashley Gingras
  • Jacob Howard
  • Corrie Holtz
  • Nick Lachapelle
  • Emily Mathieu
  • Erin Ruvalcaba
  • Georgia Shampy
  • Sam Stephenson
  • Emily Thorpe
  • Francesca Vera

cLIck\CliQue: A Warhol Experience

April 14-May 5

Andy Warhol, Brooke Shields, n.d., silver gelatin print; collection Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery; gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

Andy Warhol was an obsessive photographer, a driven artist, a compulsive diarist, and an iconic yet deeply private cultural figure. Designed by Cheshire Academy of Lifetime Learning (CALL) students and curator Shari Osborn, this exhibition of over 160 Warhol silkscreens and photographs offers visitors a window into the complex world of Warhol and his many associates in a “Silver Factory” installation that brings to life the Warhols in the Thorne collection. Come for the experience…


“Impulse and Discipline, Sixty Years of Painting by Robert S. Neuman 1950-2010,” the Thorne’s lavishly illustrated 120-page catalogue documenting the Thorne’s recent Neuman exhibition, with four essays and extensive biographical information, is available for purchase ($45 plus shipping).


A new video installation work by Artist-in-Residence Denise Dumas


Artist Denise Dumas is working on a site-specific artwork exploring different degrees of separation. Minimalist and silent in the daylight, the artwork becomes animated at night as a video projection fills the volume with agitated sea waves. Synchronized at first, the visual divide grows while a soundtrack suggests unrest and danger.


A Project by Artist-in-Residence Katharina Rooney


Developed by Katharina Rooney in collaboration with hundreds of members of the campus and regional community during fall 2016, ColorCycle, comprising thousands of recycled compact disk cases and a wide array of repurposed materials, is now installed across the upper windows in the Thorne lobby.

Katharina Rooney, ColorCycle, 2016-17, recycled CD cases and recycled plastics and papers, Plexiglas, adhesives; courtesy the artist

Education Programs

The Thorne’s museum education program is currently scheduling tours for school and other groups. These tours include

Programs and events supported by the Robert P. Hubbard Family Trust and by Keene State College’s School of Arts and Humanities and Division of Continuing Education and Extended Studies. The Thorne acknowledges the generous support of Indian King Framery, 303 Gallery, and Stephen Shore.

About the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery

For over 50 years, the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery at Keene State College has been a gathering place for artists, students, patrons, educators, scholars, and friends. The gallery has hosted excellent exhibitions of work by local, national, and international artists and designers, originated a broad range of innovative education and public programs, and fostered diverse connections across disciplines, communities, and generations.

All exhibits, receptions, and programs are free and open to the public.

Gallery Hours

Sept - May
  • Saturday-Wednesday:
  • Noon-5:00pm
  • Thursday-Friday:
  • Noon-7:00pm