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Karen Kunc, “Distillation,” woodcut and etching, with hand coloring, 12” x 24”, 2018.

calendar icon24 Aug 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

New Kunc exhibition features new work inspired by research in Washington, D.C.

Lincoln, Neb.--An exhibition titled “Project Volumina: New Works by Karen Kunc” opened Aug. 25 and features a print installation of new work by Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunc created while she was on faculty development leave last spring. 

The exhibition runs through Sept. 22 at Constellation Studios, 2055 O St., in Lincoln. A reception will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 28 from 7-8 p.m. at Constellation Studios. 

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A selection of works created during this summer's Art at Cedar Point are on display this week in the MEDICI Gallery in Richards Hall. Photo by Santiago Cal.

calendar icon23 Aug 2018    

Art at Cedar Point work on display in MEDICI Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--A selection of work created by students who took this summer’s Art at Cedar Point course is on display in the MEDICI Gallery in Richards Hall through Saturday, Aug. 25.

The MEDICI Gallery is located on the first floor of Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

This summer’s class, “Making Your Mark: The Figure and Nature” was taught by Associate Professor of Art Santiago Cal from June 4-15. Ten students took the intensive studio course, creating artworks based on their experience at Cedar Point.

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Kevin Miyazaki, “Echo.” “Echo” is a new body of work that investigates family history by addressing issues of migration, memory and place. Kevin Miyazaki

calendar icon23 Aug 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series begins with photographer Miyazaki

Lincoln, Neb.--Nine artists will be presenting Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lectures this fall in the School of Art, Art History & Design.

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.

Each lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15, except as noted. The lectures are free and open to the public.

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An artist's rendering of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts shows how the exterior of the building will look when it opens in August 2019. The building is located at 1300 Q St., formerly the Nebraska Bookstore. Courtesy of HDR.

calendar icon21 Aug 2018    By Deann Gayman, University Communication

Construction begins on Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts

Lincoln, Neb.--After nearly two years of foundational work in design, pedagogy and planning, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts is now rolling toward its fall 2019 opening.

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Steven Cohen

calendar icon21 Aug 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Horn alumnus Cohen returns for recital Sept. 5

Lincoln, Neb.--Steven Cohen (B.A. 2014; M.M. 2015) returns to Lincoln for a recital on Sept. 5 that will feature works from his debut album, “Cruise Control” on the Siegfried’s Call Artist Label. The recital is at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall and is free and open to the public.

“Cruise Control” was released at the 50th International Horn Symposium in August and is available on all major streaming services. The album features horn music from five emerging American composers.

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James Eisentrager, “Cru #5,” acrylic on canvas, 64” x 64”, 1976. Courtesy of Kiechel Fine Art. Dan Howard, “The Maids of Honor, After Velasquez,” oil on linen, 49” x 57”, 1967. This piece is his earliest work featured in his retrospective titled, “Dan Howard: A Modest Survey of Paintings + (1967-2017).” Photo by Walker Pickering.

calendar icon21 Aug 2018    

'Past and Present: A Celebration of Painting at UNL' at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery will kick-off the 2018 Fall semester by celebrating the history of painting faculty at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a three-part exhibition titled, “Past and Present: A Celebration of Painting at UNL.”                      

The exhibition, on display from Aug. 29-Sept. 24, is comprised of three shows—two retrospectives and a group show.

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Big Red Singers performing on Kimball Hall stage

calendar icon10 Aug 2018    

BRS exhibition show coming up next week

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Big Red Singers will make its debut in Kimball Recital Hall by performing select titles of recent Nebraska Show Choir Camp songs on Saturday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m.

The exhibition is a high-energy performance of singing and expert choreography that will conclude a week of rehearsals. The concert is free and open to the public, but patrons are advised to come early to get the best seats. It’s always a performance to remember!

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Stanley Kleppinger

calendar icon03 Aug 2018    

Kleppinger named acting associate dean

Lincoln, Neb.--Dr. Stanley V. Kleppinger has been named acting associate dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. He will continue teaching part-time in the Glenn Korff School of Music as associate professor of music theory.  

He begins his duties as acting associate dean on Monday, Aug. 6.

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Individual tickets go on sale Aug. 9 for the Nebraska Repertory Theatre's 50th Anniversary Year Season.

calendar icon03 Aug 2018    

Individual tickets on sale Aug. 9 for Nebraska Rep's 50th anniversary year season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, begins selling individual tickets for its 50th Anniversary year season on Thursday, August 9 at 11:00 a.m.

Individual production tickets are available by contacting the Lied Center Ticket Office at 402.472.4747 or 800.432.3231 or at the ticket office window at 301 North 12th Street Lincoln NE between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Jaimie Pruden

calendar icon02 Aug 2018    

Korff School alumna to make West End debut in September

Lincoln, Neb.--Glenn Korff School of Music alumna Jaimie Pruden (B.A. Music 2013) has been cast in Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End. The show opens for previews on Sept. 26.

The cast also includes Rosalie Craig, Patti LuPone and Alex Gaumond, and the production is directed by Marianne Elliott.

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