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Monday, February 4, 2019

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"An Art Collection Travelogue"

"An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by Gallery Director Darrell Taylor that features the installation "Paper Border" by Paul Valadez, eleven large-scale drawings from Mary Frisbee Johnson’s "Navigating" series, newly acquired ceramics by Dean and Gunnar Schwarz, and a remarkably pristine tapa bark cloth from the Polynesian island of Tonga. On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:00 p.m. in KAB 111, artist Paul Valadez will present a lecture titled "The Potlatch Project, the Artwork of Paul Valadez." 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: "An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"In and of the Anthropocene"

"In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the UNI Gallery of Art. Featuring artworks by British printmaker Elisabeth Frink, Chicago artist Phyllis Bramson, San Diego artist Suda House, and Hannah March Sanders as well as a stone carving by Zimbabwean artist Fanizani Akuda and screenprints by Korean ceramist Sunkoo Yuh and American artist Mark Dion, which were completed in the UNI Printmaking Labs under the direction of professors Tim Dooley and Aaron Wilson.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "In and After the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

This exhibition features portraits of the residents of Country View, a Waterloo nursing home facility. Led by Department of Art Instructor Alexandra Dooley, UNI painting students worked on site at Country View gaining insight into their subjects’ lives through shared conversation. Each work on display represents a different resident and celebrates portraiture as an act of seeing and being seen. Special thanks to UNI’s Service Learning Institute and Ellen Whitehead, Director of Recreation at Country View. Reception: Friday, Jan. 25 at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Showcases, UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm
 
Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)

"Telling A People’s Story" is the first major museum exhibition devoted to the art found within the pages of African-American children’s picture books. The exhibition emphasizes the strength of the illustrations as visual narrative representations of the African-American experience.

This exhibit is in conjunction with the African American Children and Families Conference, UNI Museum, Dr. Sarah Montgomery, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, and education student Danielle Templeton are happy to present a traveling exhibit Telling A People's Story. Telling A People's Story is organized by the Miami University Art Museum through a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. This project is a collaboration with Rod Library, UNI Museum, HNI Corporation Instructional Resources and Technology Services (IRTS), Cedar Falls Public Library, UNI College of Education, and is also sponsored in part by the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau.

Location: Rod Library, Learning Commons

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Exhibit Dates and Locations

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)
 
2pm
The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Clohesy Distinguished Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will present a work-in-progress screening of "Ma Liang’s Time Machine."

Location: Auditorium, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: David O'Shields
Email: richard.oshields@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3791

Link to Event: The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

 
6pm
Environmental Injustice Event

Environmental Injustice Event

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 6:00 pm

The purpose of this event is to educate people on how areas with a large population of minorities tend to be deliberately targeted as places for toxic waste to be dumped. This event will explore the impact on minority populations and the leading to potential health issues.  Majority of people are unaware of this type of oppression and we feel this subject matter would be beneficial for people to learn about.

Location: Schindler Education Center 216

Contact Information

Name: Black Student Union
Email: bsu@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Clohesy Distinguished Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will screen his film Out Run and participate in a post-screening discussion.

Location: Auditorium, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: David O'Shields
Email: richard.oshields@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 621-7343

Link to Event: The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

 
7pm
Guest Recital: Daniel Velasco, flute

Guest Recital: Daniel Velasco, flute

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Visiting artist Daniel Velasco will present a flute recital. Velasco is an award-winning flutist whose "standout" and "vibrant" performances (Miami Herald) have taken him around the world. He is the first prizewinner of the National Flute Association's Young Artist Competition, WAMSO Minnesota Orchestra Competition, MTNA Young Artist Competition, and Claude Monteux Flute Competition. He currently serves on faculty at the University of Kansas. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
8pm
POSTPONED: Mitra Sadeghpour, soprano

POSTPONED: Mitra Sadeghpour, soprano

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 8:00 pm

This event has been postponed. It will be held on Monday, March 11 at 8 p.m. in Davis Hall. 

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

 
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