Glenn Korff School of Music's Christopher Marks will present a faculty recital of virtuosic solo organ music spanning the late 19th century to the early 21st century at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 28 in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Alexander Heilner, a multi-disciplinary artist who works in photography, video, digital imaging, installation, lighting design and sculpture, will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus.
His visit to the Department of Art and Art History is made possible with support from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.
Associate Professor of Art Francisco Souto is featured in the current Winter 2014 issue of Drawing Magazine in an article about his work titled “In Search of Lost Time, Pencil in Hand.”
Drawing Magazine is the premier, national, quarterly publication focused entirely on drawing. The magazine explores technique and materials, but also reviews contemporary artists such as Antony Gormley, Kiki Smith, Chuck Close, Amy Cutler and now Souto.
MEDICI, a friends group that supports the Department of Art and Art History at University of Nebraska–Lincoln held its annual fund-raiser event on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery.
Since its inception 21 years ago, MEDICI has raised more than $200,000 for the department. Donated funds have been used to bring visiting scholars to the campus and to purchase kilns, presses, papermaking equipment, catalogs and other amenities that contribute to the first-rate educational offerings for UNL students.
Thousands of theater and arts lovers will continue to call UNL their one-week home each June. The university and the International Thespian Festival – which attracts more than 2,500 attendees to campus each year – have renewed an agreement that ensures the university will host the annual event through 2019.
The festival, hosted by the Educational Theatre Association, has become a campus tradition, hosting the thousands of student attendees and their teachers each summer.
Steven Cohen, a first-year Master of Music student in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music from Great Neck, N.Y., will travel to Chicago in March to compete as a national finalist in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artists Brass Competition.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music's Dave Hall will present a percussion recital on February 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.
Audiences will hear a diverse collection of percussion works including an adaptation of J.S Bach’s D minor Chaconne and Steven Mackey’s imaginative solo marimba piece “See Ya Thursday.” Hall will also collaborate with fellow UNL percussion faculty Tony Falcone and Ben Coleman on Paul Rennick's "Slopes," and guest artist Jake Remington with join Hall for a performance of Hall's original composition "Skylight."
Dona Nelson's artist lecture has been rescheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 5th in Richards Hall 218.
Dona Nelson, a painter and professor of painting and drawing at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, February 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the UNL city campus.