10th Annual Arabic Night: TONIGHT in the Dining Hall Lobby 5:30 – 7:00PM
Please come to the annual celebration of Arab cultures, prepared by students in the Arabic program, as they share their knowledge with the Deerfield community. Activities will include: a live musical performance, a belly dance performance, calligraphy, henna, and a fashion show featuring traditional Arabic clothing, modeled by talented...
Rubikscubism at Deerfield
Watch Kento Yamamoto ’16 build a Helen Boyden portrait out of Rubik’s Cubes in this time lapse video.
Human Impact Student Art Exhibit Opens Sunday, April 10
The Human Impact (student art) exhibit opens in the Von Auersperg Gallery next Sunday, April 10th, from 5-8 PM. The show runs through May 2nd. Human Impact is an exhibition of student artwork addressing environmental and sociological issues. Curator Tim Trelease says, “For this exhibit, we invited students to submit original artwork that considers the cultural, environmental, scientific, or political crossroads at which...
Welcome, Prospective Students and Families!
Deerfield is excited to welcome prospective students and families to campus for Spring Visit Days on Friday, April 1, Tuesday, April 5, and Thursday, April 7. Information on how to get to campus is available here. Once you arrive, please head to the Hess Center for the Arts for welcome and...
Student Poster Project
Students in Mr. Dickinson’s Topics AP Art class are doing some fun work these days! Check out their movie posters in this photo gallery.
A Conversation with Debra Martin Chase
On Saturday, February 27th, Deerfield will host Debra Martin Chase on campus in celebration of Black History Month. Debra Martin Chase is a two-time Emmy nominated motion picture and television producer and former lawyer who is the first African American woman to have a solo producing deal at a...
Model UN at YMUN XLII
Deerfield’s Model UN had a great weekend at Yale Model United Nations, discussing and proposing creative solutions to our world’s most pressing problems. Congratulations to students Sarah Jane O’Connor and Lorenzo Munoz who both took home Honorable Mentions in their respective committees, and to Camille Moeckel who won Best Delegate in...
The Experimentory Now Accepting Applications
A four-week residential summer program for students entering seventh and eighth grade, the Experimentory at Deerfield Academy allows students to delve into project-based, interdisciplinary learning—right here on Deerfield’s campus. Course pairings for Summer 2016 include Theater & Electronics, Culture & Architecture and Design, and Music Composition & Film Production. This year’s program dates are...
Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Activist, Political Leader, and Businessman to Deliver Keynote Address for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2016
Deerfield Academy will celebrate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The program will feature the opening of a multimedia exhibit on Black male identity, workshops designed to illuminate less-heard stories from within the Deerfield community, and a keynote address...
Carrie Brown’s New Novel, ‘The Stargazer’s Sister’
Deerfield English teacher Carrie Brown’s new novel, The Stargazer’s Sister, was published today by Pantheon. A period novel set in the nineteenth century, it tells the story of Caroline Herschel, sister of the great composer and astronomer William Herschel, and astronomer in her own right. The Washington Post’s Andrea Barrett...