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Friday, January 26, 2018

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"Women as Makers"

"Women as Makers"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection Exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This presentation seeks to make visible some of the objects in the UNI Permanent Art Collection made by women artists and elevate contributions of women as makers. Note, the Gallery will be closed Mon., Jan. 15 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "Women as Makers"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm
 
"Anastylosis Project"

"Anastylosis Project"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm

An exhibition by Mary Griep, retired Associate Dean of Fine Arts at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN representing nearly two decades of work inspired by 11th and 12th century sacred architecture from around the world. Among the large-scale artworks on display are Notre Dame Cathedral of Chartres (France), the Hindu temple of Angkor Wat (Cambodia), the Mayan temple El Castillo (Mexico), and the artist’s newest work, the Baptistery of Saint John, in Florence (Italy). On Wed., Jan. 17 at 6:00 p.m., Griep will present a lecture about her work in Kamerick Art Building, room 111. An opening reception will follow.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: Anastylosis Project

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm
 
Private Tolkatchev at the Gates of Hell: Majdanek and Auschwitz Liberated: Testimony of an Artist

Private Tolkatchev at the Gates of Hell: Majdanek and Auschwitz Liberated: Testimony of an Artist

Monday, January 22, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, February 1, 2018 (All day)

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018, the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education presents an exhibit of reproductions of the drawings made by Zinovii Tolkatchev, a Soviet artist who accompanied the Red Army forces that liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on January 27, 1945. The exhibit also includes reproductions of a few drawings he made at the Russian-liberated Majdanek concentration camp outside of Lublin, Poland. Biographical information and excerpts from Tolkatchev's testimony complete the exhibit. All material comes a virtual exhibit created by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem.

Location: UNI Museum (1st Floor of Rod Library)

Contact Information

Name: Stephen J. Gaies
Email: gaies@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3870

Link to Event: UNI Museum

Monday, January 22, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, February 1, 2018 (All day)
 
1pm
Study Abroad in England and Ireland information meeting

Study Abroad in England and Ireland information meeting

Friday, January 26, 2018 -

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Learn about an option to study abroad for two weeks in July to England and Ireland and fullfill your Capstone requirements. Travel to Bath and Oxford in England, Dublin, Killarney and Doolin in Ireland and landudno in Wales, participate in an industrial tour, visit science museum and exhibitions, national park, farms and village sites to learn about the Techno-Social World. You will become familiar with the rich cultural, historical, environmental and industrial sites of these countries. Course CAP/TECH 3102: 3 credits

Location: Room 25, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paula VanZee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
Study Abroad Capstone in Rio de Janeiro information session

Study Abroad Capstone in Rio de Janeiro information session

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Learn about this May 2018 option for completing the capstone LAC requirement and traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The program leader and study abroad advisor will be there to discuss course expectations, program itinerary and application process with interested students. 

Location: Room 007, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Charity Eckhardt
Email: charity.eckhardt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
6pm
Guest Recital: Preston Duncan, saxophone and Casey Rafn, piano

Guest Recital: Preston Duncan, saxophone and Casey Rafn, piano

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artists Preston Duncan, saxophone, and Casey Rafn, piano, will collaborate to present a recital. Duncan is an internationally acclaimed performer and educator based out of Minneapolis, while Rafn is an international competition prizewinner and active performer. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
7pm
UNI Opera presents: Hansel & Gretel

UNI Opera presents: Hansel & Gretel

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm

UNI Opera and the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra present Engelbert Humperdink's operatic version of the Grimm brothers' fairy tale: the mischievous Hansel and adorable Gretel make their way through the forest searching for strawberries, and meet a magical cast of characters along the way. 

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: To buy tickets, click here.

 
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