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Tuesday, February 5, 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)
 
10am
Give Love, Give Blood

Give Love, Give Blood

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

LifeServe Blood Center and UNI are hosting a blood drive. To schedule an appointment in advance, follow this link: https://donor.lifeservebloodcenter.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/160508.

Location: Old Central Ballroom B, MAU

Contact Information

Name: Melissa Curtis
Email: community.engagement@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Using Rod Library Online as a Graduate Student

Using Rod Library Online as a Graduate Student

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join Rod Library and the Graduate College for "Using Rod Library Online as a Graduate Student," presented by Leila Rod-Welch, outreach services librarian and associate professor of library services. Topics of discussion: 

  • Find quality books and scholarly articles using Rod Library online
  • Use advanced search capabilities to access specialized databases
  • Explore the features of Google Scholar
  • Identify your departmental Liaison Librarian and how they can help 

Location: Rod Library, LIB 373

Contact Information

Name: Leila Rod-Welch
Email: leila.rod-welch@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
6pm
Faculty and Student Chamber Music Concert

Faculty and Student Chamber Music Concert

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Faculty and students will collaborate to present a chamber music concert. Performers will include Amanda McCandless, clarinet, Cayla Bellamy, bassoon, Heather Peyton, oboe, Tina Su, horn, and Sean Botkin, piano. Repertoire will include these faculty artists performing the Beethoven octet side-by-side with UNI students, and the five faculty members performing the Mozart Piano Quintet. 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

 
Step Up, and Step Out Event

Step Up, and Step Out Event

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The purpose of this event is to show the history of African American dance through the evolution of african and hip hop music. We want to educate people ,through this interactive event, on the importance of health in the African American community. This event will be open to the public and also in collaboration with The MOVEment and African Union.

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

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

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Clohesy Distinguished Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will screen his film A Viliage Called Versailles and participate in a post-screening discussion.

Location: 109 Curris Business Building

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

 
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