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  • Barsi Named Art Educator of the Year

    Derryfield Creative Arts Department Co-Chair Becky Barsi has been honored as Independent School Art Educator of the Year by the Independent School Art Education group, a subset of the National Art Education Association. Dean of Academic Programs Lindley Shutz reflected on Becky’s impact on the Derryfield community....
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  • Student Actors Produce Radio Hour

    Faculty, staff, students and families have re-engineered many parts of their lives this spring and Derryfield performing arts is no exception. The thirteen-student cast of Twelve Angry Jurors met for one rehearsal before Spring Break and they expected to resume when they returned to campus. As we know, the return to campus has yet to occur, but that didn’t stop the Derryfield Players from creating another masterpiece....
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  • Celebrating Student Artists

    Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. Students from all over the United States submit work in sixteen visual art categories, with the regional recipients forwarded to New York in February for national adjudication....
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  • Lyceum Gallery Presents: Interior Journey

    The Derryfield School Lyceum Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Interior Journey, a solo exhibition of paintings and prints by Rhode-Island-based artist, Abba Cudney. She paints the theme of the interior, giving specific attention and time to the moments that occur within those spaces....
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  • Middle School Presents Frozen Jr.

    On the first day of November, the Derryfield Middle School Musical of Frozen Jr. was unveiled to audiences. Elementary school students from local schools who had buddied with DS students in the past came to view the production....
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  • SURFACELAPSE: Exploring Surface & Space

    Lyceum Gallery: October 21 - November 22, 2019
    Reception for the artist: November 1, 2019, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
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  • Lyceum Gallery Presents: A New Terrain

    The Derryfield School Lyceum Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of A New Terrain, a solo exhibition of multimedia artwork by New Hampshire-based artist, Erin Sweeney. Having lived a nomadic life, Sweeney demonstrates in her work a desire to “stay put.” Her work explores the memories of places, past and present, and a sense of belonging to a particular landscape or community. In this exhibit, Sweeney invites viewers to consider their own idea of home and the architecture or landscape associated with it....
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  • Lahey Hospital Displays Barsi's Work

    Visual Arts department chair Becky Barsi may be known around campus as Derryfield’s resident art guru, but now her creations are finding their way off campus as well. This summer, her photographic collage titled “With These Hands” will be installed at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, MA as part of the clinic’s permanent art collection....
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  • Hu ‘19 Wins Two National Awards

    Even if you’ve never met her, you’ve probably seen her artwork. Throughout her four years at Derryfield, the creations of Ada Hu ‘19 have decorated many a wall around campus, from her elaborate sculptures on display in the Lyceum Gallery to her intricate underwater scene hung near the library. Fittingly, she is headed off to the Rhode Island School of Design next fall, and she is picking up a few more accolades along the way....
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  • FRESH: Young Alumni Artists

    The Derryfield School Lyceum Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of FRESH, a group exhibition of work by recent Derryfield School alumni. The exhibition will feature photographs, drawings, and animation by recent alumni, Crystal Xie '18, Megan Farr '18, and Victoria Imbriano '17....
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