Art & Ideas

A group of people look down at artwork laid out on a table.
The Tang Museum is dedicated to collaborative, interdisciplinary learning through engagement with ideas and artworks. Art & Ideas is a space for gathering and sharing content around artworks, exhibitions, and publications at the Tang Museum and a platform for inspiring and supporting interdisciplinary teaching and learning with art.
Theme Pages
On these pages, you’ll engage with contemporary social issues and interdisciplinary ideas through artwork, writing, video, and creative responses from faculty, students, artists, and curators. 
Skidmore Course Pages
These pages facilitate in-depth engagement between Skidmore courses and the Tang collection. Contact Collections Registrar Kara Jefts to learn more about how to develop a course page using the collection.
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Pattern by Evelyn Wang ’19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.