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Althea Murphy-Price, “Hair Rug No. 1” (installation). Althea Murphy-Price, “Candy Necklace.”

14 Jan 2016    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series begins with Murphy-Price Feb. 4

Lincoln, Neb.--Printmaker Althea Murphy-Price will present the first lecture of the spring Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Murphy-Price received her M.A. in printmaking and painting from Purdue University and her M.F.A. in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia.

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Johnny Carson

13 Jan 2016    

$20M gift to establish Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts

Lincoln, Neb.--Those who want an education at the vanguard of new forms of filmmaking and emerging media -- including virtual production, interactive and mobile media,  film special effects, augmented and virtual reality, game design and more -- will one day get the chance to study at the new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.      

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Dave Hall

12 Jan 2016    

Hall’s performance to span all corners of the world

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Assistant Professor of Percussion Dave Hall will present a solo recital featuring musical styles and instruments from all corners of the world on Tuesday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Kevin Hanrahan

08 Jan 2016    

Hanrahan and Jones combine for recital of Ives and Grainger songs

LINCOLN, Neb.— Guest artist Jeffery Jones, Baritone, from Coastal Carolina University, will be joining University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music tenor Kevin Hanrahan and pianist Denis Plutalov in a recital of Ives and Grainger songs on Thursday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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William McMullen

05 Jan 2016    

Something old, something new, something bold and something blue

LINCOLN, Neb.— Doctor William McMullen’s University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music faculty oboe recital on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 7:30 pm in Kimball Recital Hall will also feature Catherine Herbener, harpsichord and piano, and Dr. John Bailey, flute.

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Liana Owad, “Radical,” reconfigured found object, 36" x 12" x 30", 2015. Audrey Stommes, “People Helping People,” acrylic, ink, charcoal and gold leaf on canvas, 36" x 48", 2015.

05 Jan 2016    

Recent drawing, painting, sculpture alumni featured in next Eisentrager-Howard Gallery exhibition

Lincoln, Neb.--Opening Jan. 20 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery is "Continuum:  Drawing, Painting, Sculpture Alumni Invitational."

Twenty-two drawing, painting and sculpture alumni from the Department of Art and Art History will be presenting their work in the exhibition, which runs Jan. 20-Feb. 5.

A First Friday closing reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 5 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

Also, a panel discussion with the artists will be held on Friday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14

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Chase McClaren, Rusted Riverwood Composition II, rusted sheet metal, wood, stones, branch, 23” x 51", 2015. Nathan Kathol, Bow Valley Elevator, Cedar County, Neb., archival pigment print, 16" x 20", 2015.

04 Jan 2016    

Two recent art alums exhibit at Prescott Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--Two recent Department of Art and Art History alumni are featured in the exhibition titled "Of the Land" at Lincoln's Prescott Gallery.

"Of the Land" is an exhibition of photographs by Nathan Kathol, a December 2015 BFA graduate from Lincoln, Neb., and wall-mounted sculptures by Chase McClaren, an August 2015 BFA graduate from Grand Island, Neb.  Both artists are recipients of the Perry Family Award.

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UNL's Chiara String Quartet is the Quartet in Residence this year at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

21 Dec 2015    

Chiara String Quartet is the Quartet in Residence at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art this year

Lincoln, Neb.--The Chiara String Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence this year at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The residency consists of four concerts throughout the course of the season.

“We’ve played in New York from time to time,” said Research Associate Professor Jonah Sirota, who plays viola for the Chiara Quartet. “But this is definitely the most high profile thing we have done there recently.”

It’s a different residency from their UNL one.

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Ian Murphree

15 Dec 2015    

Murphree's 'Five-Day Feast' Capstone project on display through Dec. 18

Lincoln, Neb.--Ian Murphree wants to feed you this week as part of his Capstone Exhibition.

“I like helping people, serving people, making things with your hands,” he said. “That’s why we do this art thing.”

His performance piece, “Five Day Feast,” is in the MEDICI Gallery on the first floor of Richards Hall Dec. 14-18. As part of the project, he serves a meal each day at noon for anyone who shows up to eat it.

Murphree says the project combines everything he has learned.

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11 Dec 2015    

UNL's Johnny Carson School playwrights selected for festival

Lincoln, Neb.--Two student playwrights from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film have been selected to participate in the Region V Festival 48 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival National Playwriting Program January 17-23, 2016, at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota.
 

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