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Wednesday, February 6, 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)
 
9am
The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film series

The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film series

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 9:00 am

Clohesy Distinguished Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will present a public lecture discussing his work as a filmmaker and storyteller. The public lecture will begin at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang Public Lecture

 
10am
Spring Career Readiness

Spring Career Readiness

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Are you career ready? Bring your smile to Career Readiness for professional headshots and resume reviews. 

Location: Rod Library, Learning Commons

Contact Information

Name: Gail Bunz
Email: gail.bunz@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Career Readiness

 
11am
Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join Student Wellness Services for Wellness Wednesday each week to experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in the Makerspace LIB 286 located in Rod Library any time between 11:00am -1:00pm every Wednesday while classes are in session.

Location: Rod Library Makerspace, LIB 286

Contact Information

Name: Shawna Haislet
Email: shawna.haislet@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6119

Link to Event: Wellness in Rod

 
12pm
Soup Chat with Emily Harsch

Soup Chat with Emily Harsch

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Join us for a soup lunch provided by a gourmet chef and conversation with guest, Emily Harsch, gender and sexuality services coordinator.

Location: Threehouse: A Wesley Foundation

Contact Information

Name: Kate Kitzman
Email: cvr.kate@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 266-4071

Link to Event: NA

 
5pm
Local Food Dinner

Local Food Dinner

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Join us for an evening of great food and great conversation. 

5:30-6:30 p.m. Social Hour (Appetizers and Cash Bar)

6:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Menu includes Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque, Steamship (beef) with Horseradish Cream, Mashed Potatoes,Roasted Veg Medley, Greens topped with Pickled Vegetables, Apple Pie Tart, Coffee Ganache Tart(The menu will feature locally sourced ingredients!)

$22/PERSON

RESERVATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 22, 2019

Location: Diamond Event Center Jorgensen Plaza (Western Home)

Contact Information

Name: Jodie Huegerich
Email: jodie.huegerich@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 230-3824

Link to Event: Local Food Dinner Reservation

 
8pm
Faculty Recital: Ross Monroe Winter, violin

Faculty Recital: Ross Monroe Winter, violin

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Faculty artist Ross Monroe Winter, violin, will present a recital with faculty pianist Vakhtang Kodanashvili. 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

 
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