The ninth annual Evenings of Dance, a concert of work by dance faculty, guests and selected students, will take place April 24-27 Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Studio Theater. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 students and seniors, at the door.
Associate Professor of Art Francisco Souto presents an exhibition of new works titled "Poetics of Recognition" April 18-May 31 at Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 18 from 6-9 p.m.
"Poetics of Recognition" is an exhibition structured around a sensorial awareness.
UNL Department of Art and Art History Alumnus Fred Hagstrom (M.F.A. 1982) received the Teaching Excellence in Printmaking Award from Southern Graphics Council at their annual international conference in March.
He also recently named the 2014 Minnesota Book Artist Award winner for his new piece titled “Passage.” This annual award, presented by Minnesota Center for Book Arts and the Minnesota Book Awards, recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of a new artistic work.
Chadric Devin and Allen Morris will provide a public lecture to discuss their recent journey to Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an, China. Devin and Morris were invited by the American Exchange Center, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln entity. Morris and Devin will display photographs from their stay in China, and they will discuss their interactions with the students of Xi’an Jiaotong and the university Photo Club, along with their cultural experiences.
The lecture will be Wednesday, April 23 at 4:00 in the classroom area of Woods Art Building Room 13.
Seven graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the Department of Art and Art History will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions April 7-25 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's city campus. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 7-11 and features the work of Aaron Sober and Crisha Yantis. A reception will be held on April 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.
As the Spring semester at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln draws to a close, there will be more than 20 student ensemble performances during the month of April as a part of the Glenn Korff School of Music.
Here is a look at each of the upcoming student ensembles:
Singing Small Festival Performance, April 1, 7 p.m., Kimball Recital Hall
Groups include: UNL Vocal Jazz, Pitch Please, Rocktavo, and Chamber Singers and more. Tickets: Free and open to the public.
Tyler White, professor of composition and conducting and Director of Orchestras in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music, has won a silver medal in composition in the Global Music Awards for his opera, "O Pioneers!"
Set against the panoramic sweep of the southern Nebraska prairie, "O Pioneers!" tells the story of Alexandra Bergson, a fiercely independent landowner whose devotion to her land and its promise may cost her the love of her life.