What is Chromatic Cabinet?

Chromatic Cabinet is a group of faculty and staff from across the college who meet regularly to discuss color. The interests are broad and touch on the physics, perception, linguistics, history, sociology, literature, and philosophy of color. Each meeting is led by one member of the group, focusing on an area of interest usually related to their expertise. Readings, experiments, and exercises are at the center of many of our meetings.

We would like to thank the following individuals for their contributions, input, and support for Chromatic Cabinet: Derek Burdette, Pamela Shropshire, Eric Jensen, Peggy Seiden, Michael Kappeler, Les Leach, Tim Burke, and Suzan Frecon.We are grateful for the support of the Frank Aydelotte Foundation for the Advancement of the Liberal Arts for funding the meetings and trips for the Chromatic Cabinet in 2016/17.

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