Work Against Grain, a solo exhibition of work by christian.ryan, a transdisciplinary artist and teacher in Loomis Chaffee’s Visual Arts Department, will be presented in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery in the Richmond Art Center from September 21 through October 26.
News & Calendar
On the evening of August 23, a gathering on the lawn of the Loomis Homestead honored the careers of Berrie Moos and Fred Seebeck, who between them represent 55 years of teaching, coaching, advising, and leadership at Loomis Chaffee.
Loomis Chaffee welcomed new teachers and administrators to the school community for the 2021–22 school year.
On the morning of Monday, September 13, the Island was alive with engaging conversations and meaningful dialogues about ideas, issues, and discoveries found in the 22 books chosen for this year’s school-wide Summer Reading Book Chats.
The Island was alive with activity this week as Loomis Chaffee’s 726 students from across the country and around the world gathered for opening activities for the 2021–22 school year, culminating with the first day of classes and an all-school convocation in the Olcott Center on Wednesday, September 1.
Loomis Chaffee welcomed newly appointed Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Ashley Augustin to the Island this summer.
Alumni from classes ending in 0s, 5s, 1s, and 6s reconnected in virtual class gatherings and took advantage of a month of programming leading up to the “official” 2021 Reunion date of June 12.
From creating interpretive trail signs to filming a documentary on food waste, five students used the campus this year as their laboratory for environmental sustainability research projects.
Two student environmental projects are starting to display the fruits of the students’ labors as the summer break begins and the growing season advances on the Island.
Following a national search, Loomis Chaffee has appointed Matthew Kammrath as the new Keller Family Director of the Norton Family Center for the Common Good.
Surrounded by family and faculty in the traditional location between the Loomis Homestead and the Head of School’s House, the Loomis Chaffee Class of 2021 celebrated Commencement on Saturday, May 22, taking special delight in the familiar after a senior year of uncertainty.
After a one-year hiatus, this year’s Pelican Service Organization (PSO) Color Run raised funds to help two organizations working to fight childhood hunger in the greater Hartford area: Weekend Wheels and Filling in the Blanks.
More than 55 Loomis Chaffee students and faculty members came together for a student-led symposium on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion on May 7 in Founders Hall.
The Pelican Games concluded May 2 with a day of challenges and games all across campus, and the Orange Team was named victorious.
Loomis Chaffee celebrated Earth Month in April with a program of activities and events ranging from forums and debates to syrup-tasting and trail work.
The Spring Dance Revue braved Mother Nature’s challenges on an outdoor stage April 30 and May 1, and the result was a fun, fast-paced, and diverse show that audiences loved.
Schuyler Bailar, the first openly transgender NCAA Division I male swimmer, spoke to the school community about his experiences, struggles, and overall journey.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee made its way to the Loomis Chaffee Performing Arts stage this spring, with six shows April 19–24 on an outdoor stage.
The Alvord Center this week honored the 35 seniors who earned Global & Environmental Studies Certificates.
Astrophysicist Josh Winn discussed exoplanets during an Evening of Science sponsored by the Loomis Chaffee Physics Club on April 14.