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30 Oct 2012    

College seeks Young Artist Award applications

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks applications for the 16th 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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Susanne Grieve

29 Oct 2012    

Susanne Grieve presents AIA lecture on Antarctic

Susanne Grieve, from the Antarctic Heritage Trust and Director of Conservation for the Program in Maritime Studies in the history department of East Carolina University, will present the next Archaeological Institute of America public lecture on Monday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Richards Hall room 15 on the UNL city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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L-R) Devon Schovanec as Peter Stockman and Nate Ruleaux as Dr. Thomas Stockman.

26 Oct 2012    

Matters of civil discourse flow in "Paragon Springs"

University Theatre, the academic production program of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, continues its 2012-2013 season with the timely play "Paragon Springs" by Steven Dietz. Performances are Nov. 8-9 and 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 and 18 at 2:00 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, first floor Temple Building, 12th & R streets.

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Audrey Stommes, "Strawberry Swing," gouache, pen and ink on paper, 2012.

25 Oct 2012    

Art graduate students to host Open Studios

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History and Visual Artists in Practice (VAP) will present Graduate Open Studios on Friday, Nov. 9 from 5-8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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(L-R) Timothy Patrick Madden, Matthew Clegg and Talea Bloch rehearse a scene from the opera "O Pioneers!"

24 Oct 2012    

School of Music opera presents "O Pioneers!"

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Music’s Opera program brings Willa Cather’s timeless novel of life on the Nebraska prairie to the Kimball Hall stage this November with the premiere of the newly revised opera “O Pioneers!” by UNL Professor of Composition and Director of Orchestras Tyler White.

The opera, which originally premiered at UNL in 1999, returns in a revised version with performances on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 4 at 3 p.m.

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Print by Robyn O'Neil.

22 Oct 2012    

Printmaker Robyn O'Neil in residence Oct. 22-26

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Art and Art History announce the visit of artist Robyn O'Neil. Robyn O'Neil will be in residence the week of October 22-26 in the printmaking studio to create an edition for the Under Pressure Print Club, with students and faculty assisting with the printing.

She will give a public lecture on Thursday, October 25 at 5:00 p.m. in Richards Hall, room 15, with a reception and printing demonstration following in Woods Hall, room 303.

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Francisco Souto, “Seascape #3 Barcelona, Spain,” 2011, graphite on paper, 23 x 60 inches.

17 Oct 2012    

Souto's new work on display at Kiechel Fine Arts

Ecos de la Memoria (Memory Echoes),” an exhibition featuring new work by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Art Francisco Souto, will be on display at Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln from Oct. 19 through Nov. 23.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 from 6-8 p.m.

“Ecos de la Memoria” is an exhibition structured around a sensorial trajectory rather than organized by media or chronology.

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Seated male figure, Baule, Ivory Coast, wood.

17 Oct 2012    

“African Art in Unlikely Places" exhibition opens

African Art in Unlikely Places: The David Rapkin Collection” opens Oct. 19 and runs through Nov. 9 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

An opening reception will be held on First Friday, Nov. 2 from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery. A gallery talk with Rapkin will take place at 6 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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An image from the Beehive Design Collective

16 Oct 2012    

Beehive Design Collective visit postponed

The visit by the Beehive Design Collective to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History Oct. 29-Nov. 2 has been postponed. The public lecture on Oct. 29 is cancelled.

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The Roman mosaic uncovered by Hixson-Lied Professor of Art History Michael Hoff's team measures approximately 25x7 meters and served as the forecourt for the adjacent large bath.

18 Sep 2012    

UNL archeological team unearths Roman mosaic

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln archeological team has uncovered a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey – a meticulously crafted, 1,600-square-foot work of decorative handiwork built during the region’s imperial zenith. It’s believed to be the largest mosaic of its type and demonstrates the reach and cultural influence of the Roman Empire in the area in the third and fourth centuries A.D., said Michael Hoff, Hixson-Lied professor of art history at UNL and the director of the excavation.

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