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Sunday, January 28, 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)
 
2pm
UNI Opera presents: Hansel & Gretel

UNI Opera presents: Hansel & Gretel

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 2:00 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.

 
The Spirit Lake Massacre in Words and Pictures

The Spirit Lake Massacre in Words and Pictures

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Cedar Falls abounds with history writers and the spring series of the Cedar Falls Authors Festival highlights just a few of them. Enjoy traveling through Cedar Falls and Iowa history—and learn more about the challenges of history writing. Receptions (and often book signings) will follow each program:

"The Spirit Lake Massacre in Words and Pictures," Gary Kelley.

Rod Library is a co-sponsor of these events.

Location: Cedar Falls Public Library

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: cfauthorsfestival@gmail.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: CF authors Festival Events

 
8pm
Studio Art in Berlin information session

Studio Art in Berlin information session

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Learn more about this study abroad program that allows you to view art and visit local artists in Berlin, Germany, then create your own art in response. All majors welcome. Several art course options available. Session will cover course options and expectations, program itinerary, cost and application process. 

Location: Room 233, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
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