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The Djerassi Program’s Phased COVID Plan Djerassi Resident Artists Program developed a short-term plan to lead us back to full operation with artists on site. See the full Phased COVID Plan here (PDF)

Honoring Peter Williams We gratefully celebrate the life of artist Peter Williams ('18), a highly regarded American artist who channeled his self-awareness and the experiences of Black Americans through surreal, boldly-colored narrative paintings. He is dearly remembered by our staff, and was an exemplar of triumph over hardship. During his stay with Djerassi, Williams lived in our Middlebrook studio, which allowed easy access for his motorized wheelchair. Read full tribute

Kris O’Shee presents memoir on grief In Our Last Blue Moon, dancer Kris O'Shee ('88), widow of Alan Cheuse—the beloved teacher, novelist, and literary commentator known as the "voice of books" on NPR—tells the story of the loss of her husband after he sustained injuries in a car crash in the summer of 2015. She will present her memoir on Saturday, October 2 at Politics and Prose. A special reception will be held after the event at Buck's Fishing and Camping next door to P&P. Kris will sign books, and there will be food and drink available for purchase. Attend the reading