Raab Visiting Artist: Richard Sennett

By Billie Kanfer '16, Features Editor

Richard Sennett

Skidmore College presents the 2014 Raab Visiting Artist, Richard Sennett to campus Friday, Nov. 21 in Gannett Auditorium at 6 p.m. Sennett, author of the critically acclaimed book, The Craftsman, has written extensively on class, cities, and culture. He currently teaches sociology at New York University and the London School of Economics. The lecture is sponsored by Skidmore alumna Rosanne Brody Raab and the college's Department of Art. Sennett is the 20th lecturer in the Raab Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Craft Matters, on exhibit through Dec. 19, 2014 at Skidmore's Schick Art Gallery, features work by the previous 19 internationally known fine craft artists who have also delivered the Raab lecture at Skidmore. Admission to the Nov. 21 lecture, as well as the Craft Matters exhibition, is free and open to the public.

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