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An aerial photograph of the archaeological excavation of Antiochia ad Cragum in Turkey that shows one of the mosaics uncovered at the site.

calendar icon21 Apr 2017    

Fund-raiser set for May 8 for archaeological excavations in Turkey

Lincoln, Neb.-- The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting a special event to help raise funds for the archaeological excavation of Antiochia ad Cragum in Turkey.

The event is Monday, May 8 from 7-9 p.m. in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Information on how to make a contribution to the excavation project through the University of Nebraska Foundation will be provided that evening.

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Zora J. Murff, “Midway Delivery,” 2017. One of the photos available for sale at the photo sale April 28-29.

calendar icon19 Apr 2017    

Spring 2017 student art sales are April 28-29

Lincoln, Neb.— The School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Spring Sale and Raffle and the Photo Club's Photo Sale on April 28-29 in Richards Hall.

Hours for the Clay Club sale are Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours for the Photo Sale are Friday and Saturday, April 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Both sales are in Richards Hall. The pottery sale will take place in Rm. 118, while the Photo Sale will take place in the conference room in Rm. 121.

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Lawrence McFarland, Kansas-Nebraska Wheatfield, 1976. Lawrence McFarland

calendar icon10 Apr 2017    

Nebraska alumnus and photographer McFarland presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 20

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer and University of Nebraska–Lincoln Alumnus Lawrence McFarland will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL each semester to enhance the education of students.

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David Lobdell, “Binary Mandala.”

calendar icon07 Apr 2017    

Sculptor Lobdell presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 13

Lincoln, Neb.--Sculptor David Lobdell will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL each semester to enhance the education of students.

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Louise Deroualle, “Flow, growth, existence,” 2017, 23” x 22” x 2.5”. Recent work by Bryon Hartley.

calendar icon29 Mar 2017    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions run April 3-21

Lincoln, Neb.—Eight graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions on display between April 3-21 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 3-7 and features the work of Larry Buller, Rana Young and Michael Villarreal. A reception will be held April 7 from 5-7 p.m.

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A selection of Ellen Lupton cover designs. Ellen Lupton

calendar icon27 Mar 2017    

New York graphic designer Lupton presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist lecture April 6

Lincoln, Neb--New York City Graphic Designer Ellen Lupton will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL each semester to enhance the education of students.

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Alumni Board winners (clockwise from upper left): Lawrence McFarland, Dr. Lance Nielsen, Patricia Raun, Desiree Bartels, MarySue Harris and the Rev. Stephen Griffith.

calendar icon22 Mar 2017    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls at Treblinka. Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

Two forensic archaeology lectures to be presented by Staffordshire University's Sturdy Colls

Lincoln, Neb.—Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls of Staffordshire University (U.K.) and one of the foremost forensic archaeologists in the world, will present two public lectures at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in April on her work at the Treblinka death camp in Poland.

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Michael Hoff (third from left), Hixson-Lied professor of art history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with Turkish students who found a Medusa's head at the Antiochia ad Cragum archaeological site in Turkey in 2015.

calendar icon16 Mar 2017    

Hoff receives grant from Merops Foundation for excavation in Turkey

Lincoln, Neb.—Hixson-Lied Professor of Art History Michael Hoff received a $30,000 grant from The Merops Foundation to support the Antiochia at Cragum Excavation in Turkey this summer.

“I was gratified to received the grant and somewhat relieved as it represents $30,000 toward our excavation fund for this coming season,” Hoff said. “And yet there’s still more work to be done in order to come up with our goal of about $60,000 to run the season this summer.”

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Fifty-three students from across Nebraska were selected for the 2017 Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

calendar icon15 Mar 2017    

2017 Nebraska Young Artist Award winners announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 20th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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