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Academic Year 2013-2014

We are thrilled to welcome our new and returning students to this academic year! The School of Art has a ton of great events planned, so please check this blog often to stay up to date with the latest news of exhibitions, lectures, visiting artists, scholarships and other art related opportunities.

Annual Faculty Exhibition:

The School of Art faculty will once again present their works in a group exhibition. This year’s show is titled, “Accumulation/Transformation” and will be on display in the Gallery of Visual Arts from September 3 to the 25th. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, September 5th from 6-7pm in the gallery. Refreshments will be served and everyone is invited.

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Faculty Lecture:

On Thursday, September 5th from 5:10-6pm, Art History and Criticism Professor Valerie Hedquist will present a lecture titled, “Miss Linwood’s Picture Gallery in Leicester Square.” Join us in Social Science building room 356 as Professor Hedquist introduces us to the world of Mary Linwood and discusses her art and influence on culture. The opening reception for the faculty exhibition will immediately follow in the gallery.

Mary LinwoodGrad Student Exhibition:

We begin the new academic year with an exhibition of grad student work in the Fine Arts Building Student Gallery. New and returning grad students will present a group exhibition from August 26 to September 19. In conjunction with the faculty exhibition and lecture, there will be an opening reception from 6:30-7:30. The Student Gallery is located on the second floor of the Fine Arts building.

monitor_MFAEx_2013_finalVisiting Lecturer:

The School of Art is proud to be a co-sponsor of “The Future of Old Havanah” a lecture by Magda Resik Aguirre. Join us in the North Urey Lecture Hall at 7:00pm on August 29th to hear Magda Resik Aguirre, Director of Communications for Havana’s Office of the City Historian, and a key figure in the pioneering effort to restore Old Havana discuss the city, its culture and the future.

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