Students will have the opportunity to come to the Meier Commons, just north of the Nebraska Union, on Monday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to contribute a paint stroke to a painting to build community in a project titled “The Human Connection.”

calendar icon23 Apr 2021    By Kathe C. Andersen

Painting strokes to build ‘The Human Connection’

Lincoln, Neb.--Stop by the green space north of the Nebraska Union on Monday, April 26 to add your painting strokes to a canvas that aims to build “The Human Connection.”

The event, organized by three UNL students and sponsored by the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Undergraduate Student Advisory Board, will begin at 9:30 a.m. on the Meier Commons, the green space to the north of the fountain at the Nebraska Union at 14thand R streets. It will run until 4 p.m. or until the painting is completed.

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Grace Orwen, “Weighing Out My Options,” hand-built, low-fire clay, terra sigillata, underglaze, 18” x 22.5” x 8”, 2021. Emma Lyness, “lupine,” watercolor, acrylic and ink on canvas, 48.5” x 36.5” x 1.5”, 2020.

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Capstone experience opens May 3

Lincoln, Neb.--The School of Art, Art History & Design at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will present the work of 40 undergraduate students in the upcoming Spring 2021 Capstone experience, which will have both online and in-person components.

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The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Awards recognize outstanding performance and accomplishments in the areas of teaching; research and creative activity; faculty service, outreach and engagement; outstanding lecturer; and staff service.

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Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the 2021 recipients of the Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards. 

This ongoing awards program for faculty and staff recognizes outstanding performance and accomplishments in the areas of teaching; research and creative activity; faculty service, outreach and engagement; outstanding lecturer; and staff service.

The following awards are presented:

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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the recipients of its 2021 Honors Day awards.

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Honors Day awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces the 2021 recipients of our Honors Day awards. While we are unable to gather in person for our annual Honors Day Awards dinner, we recognize all of these outstanding students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients!

• Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence
Claudia Holm, Glenn Korff School of Music

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The Clay Club Spring Sale will be May 8 at LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln. Support the work of talented student artists by purchasing their most recent work. This photo is from the 2019 Clay Club Sale. Photo by Justin Mohling.

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Clay Club sale returns May 8 at Lux Center

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Clay Club will hold their spring sale on Saturday, May 8 at LUX Center for the Arts. The sale will feature work made by School of Art, Art History & Design graduate and undergraduate ceramics students.

Hours for the sale are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the LUX Center, which is located at 2601 N. 48thSt. in Lincoln. Admission is free.

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Adam Ferriss

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Creative Coder Ferriss presents next IGNITE

Lincoln, Neb.--Artist and creative coder Adam Ferriss will present virtually at the next IGNITE colloquium.

Ferriss’s presentation will be on Friday, April 23 at 12:30 p.m. via Zoom. The presentation is free and open to the public. Access IGNITE at https://go.unl.edu/ignitespring. Ferriss will be giving attendees a tutorial on Spark AR, an augmented reality software used to make face filters for Instagram and Facebook.

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Maddie McGowen, “The Sea Turtle,” colored pencil, 12” x 12”, 2020. Riya Kannapareddy, “Self-Portrait,” oil paint on canvas, 12” x 10”, 2020.

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Statewide High School Invitational Exhibition is online

Lincoln, Neb.--For the past 23 years, the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has celebrated the talent and creative potential of high school juniors across the state in the categories of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and emerging media arts via the annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

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GKSOM’S ‘Mosaic’ makes its debut this week

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music is thrilled to announce the formation of “Mosaic”, a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Festival as part of a new DEI initiative developed as part of the GKSOM’s new commitment to creating a more representative and inclusive curriculum. 

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UNL Jazz groups close season with ‘At the End of the Day’

The Jazz Orchestra and the Jazz Singers round out the 2020-21 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music season with “At the End of the Day”, a concert about looking back while looking forward on April 27 at 7:30 p.m. live from Kimball Recital Hall. There is no in-person audience, however the event will be live webcast at music.unl.edu.

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From N150 performance at the Lied Center, pre-covid.

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UNL Symphony Orchestra closes out year with ‘Articles of Faith’

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Symphony Orchestra will present “Articles of Faith” on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. from Kimball Recital Hall. No in-person audience, but the performance will be live streamed.

The program opens with Herbert Haufrecht’s festive Symphony for Brass and Timpani. Also featured is Charles Ives’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Symphony No. 3 “The Camp Meeting”, a work based on old American hymn tunes. Closing out the program is Felix Mendelssohn’s dramatic and triumphant Symphony No. 5, “Reformation.”

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