UNI Calendar of Events

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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All day
"The Many Voices of Art"

"The Many Voices of Art"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)

Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the Gallery, this UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Featured artworks from the Collection include the following: prints from Bronislaw Bak’s "One-Hundred Views of Chicago" series, which was donated by UNI alumna Lois E. Iseminger of Chicago;  "Flower" by the late Ralph Haskell, professor emeritus of the UNI Department of Art; "Inspiration" by Käthe Kollwitz, which was donated by Kurt and Cynthia Kruse of Cedar Falls; "Seated Model with Mirror" by Steven Bigler of St. Paul, which was donated by the artist himself; and an untitled still-life by Jean Lurçat, which was donated by Ray and Sandy Benter of Des Moines. Also, on view will be a newly conserved 18th century portrait in an antique gilded frame donated by Dr. Hart M. Nelsen and Dr. Anne Kusener Nelsen of Seattle. All events are 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: "The Many Voices of Art"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)
 
"Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

"Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)

The artist will present a lecture titled "Bro-sure: A Brief Look at the Art of Jack Balas" on Wednesday, August 28, at 7 p.m. in KAB 111. An opening reception will follow.  Balas is a Colorado-based artist specializing in figurative paintings and drawings in oil and watercolor. For the last 15 years, he has focused on depictions of the male figure, presenting them in a variety of personal and societal scenarios that project them far beyond the traditional role of portraiture. Employing painted language in the form of titles, phrases, and paragraph-stories, the works take on the strategies of annotated documents, maps and calendars, and yet by their very depiction the men found in them also take on the politics of visibility – queer visibility and male visibility in general. All events are 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: "Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)
 
11:00am
Volunteer Fair

Volunteer Fair

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Network with more than 50 local nonprofit organizations, as well as find volunteer and internship opportunities in the Cedar Valley.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Hillary Davis
Email: hillary_davis@vccv.org
Phone: (319) 272-2087

Link to Event: Volunteer Fair

 
3:30pm
Get Social @ Rod Library

Get Social @ Rod Library

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Come check us out at Rod Library! Get free Starbucks coffee, Coca-Cola product sampling and cookies in the Book Bistro. All students have a chance to win $50 UNI Bookstore gift cards. Register at The Learning Center, UNI Museum, Digital Media Hub and information tables. Meet librarians, tutors, tech experts and library staff who can help guide you through the semester. Door prizes for the first 25 students to enter.

Location: Learning Commons, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Melinda Beland
Email: lib-prc@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2802

Link to Event: Get Social @ Rod Library

 
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