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Phoebe Jan-McMahon, “Aloe,” oil on linen, 20” x 16”, 2018. An image from “A Certain Kind of Woman” by Emily Wiethorn.

calendar icon06 Apr 2018    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions run April 2-20 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--Lincoln, Neb.—Nine 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 2-20 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 2-6 and features the work of John-David Richardson, Phoebe Jan-McMahon and Kyle Nobles. A reception will be held April 6 from 5-7 p.m.

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John Camp, II

calendar icon04 Apr 2018    

Classical archaeologist Camp to lecture April 16 on Athenian agora excavations

Lincoln, Neb.--Classical archaeologist John Camp, II, the director of the Athenian agora excavations, will present the next Archaeological Institute of America lecture on Monday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Robert Storr

calendar icon29 Mar 2018    

Artist, critic Robert Storr presents next Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture April 5

Lincoln, Neb.--Artist, critic and curator Robert Storr will present the final Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture of the spring series on Thursday, April 5.

The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public.

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

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Natalie Dettmer's contest-winning poster "Not One More" is carried by a participant in the March for Our Lives event in Washington, D.C. Natalie Dettmer with her winning poster design, "Not One More." Photo by Adobe Project 1324.

calendar icon27 Mar 2018    

Graphic design senior wins poster contest for March for Our Lives

Lincoln, Neb.--Natalie Dettmer, a senior art major in the School of Art, Art History & Design from Lincoln, won a national poster contest sponsored by Amplifier and Adobe Project 1324 to create posters for the March for Our Lives event in Washington, D.C., on March 24. The march was organized to bring attention to the issue of ending gun violence in response to the February shooting at Florida’s Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunc (right) helps students during an ecological printing and bookmaking course offered at Cedar Point in the summer of 2015.

calendar icon26 Mar 2018    

Art at Cedar Point taking residency apps through March 31

Lincoln, Neb.--Art at Cedar Point is currently taking applications for its artist in residence program and enrolling students in its summer course offering.

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The 66 students chosen for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards will have the opportunity to visit with students and faculty on the day of activities on April 4. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon12 Mar 2018    

66 students chosen for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced winners of the 21st annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska for talents in 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.

Sixty-six students from more than 35 high schools across the state have been selected to participate in the special day of activities April 4 at the university.

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calendar icon09 Mar 2018    

April 6 college faculty meeting to include vote on proposed amendments to college bylaws

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing will hold its spring faculty meeting on Friday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m., at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Included on the agenda is a vote on the proposed amendments to the college bylaws. This serves as notice of this public meeting to amend the college bylaws.

The following documents are available to review regarding the proposed changes:

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Patricia Johnston will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture on Wednesday, March 28 in Richards Hall. Portrait of Capt. Benjamin Carpenter, 1785, Peabody Essex Museum. Patricia Johnston

calendar icon09 Mar 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar series features College of the Holy Cross art historian Johnston

Lincoln, Neb.--Art historian Patricia Johnston will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, March 28. The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public.

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

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Enrique Martinez, Grand Island High School, "Mi Amor," acrylic on board, 2017.

calendar icon06 Mar 2018    

Statewide High School Invitational Reception is March 9

Lincoln, Neb.--The "Statewide High School Invitational" exhibition reception will be held on Friday, March 9 from 6-8 p.m. in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.  

The exhibition, which is part of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts' Nebraska Young Artist Awards' visual arts component and is sponsored by the School of Art, Art History & Design, runs through March 13.  Schools were invited to nominate up to three students to participate in the juried exhibition.

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Associate Professor of Art History Wendy J. Katz is the editor of the new book, "The Trans-Mississippi and International Expositions of 1898-1899: Art, Anthropology and Popular Culture at the Fin De Siècle," published by the University of Nebraska Press.

calendar icon28 Feb 2018    

Katz to give gallery talk on women at Omaha’s 1898 Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition in Omaha

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Art History Wendy J. Katz is among four speakers who will discuss the ways that women participated in and were represented at Omaha’s World Fair in 1898.

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