TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
Due to the generosity of Glenn C. Nelson, UMD Professor Emeritus and collector
of international ceramics, the Tweed Museum of Art is holding a major
collection of ceramic works from Scandinavia, Korea, Japan, and the U.S.
This exhibition presents a selection from the original Nelson gift, donated
in 1991, as well as works acquired through the Glenn C. Nelson Ceramics
Purchase Fund. Selections from The Glenn C. Nelson Ceramics Collection
will be displayed through July 28 in the Tweed.
The Regional Projects Series, Paintings by Mark Arvilla will
be at the Tweed Museum through July 2. Mark Arvilla grew up in Tower,
MN, and was a UMD Art Department student in the 1960s. His paintings range
from color abstractions of the northern Minnesota landscape, to expressionistic
works reflecting a landscape of inner turmoil, as he struggled to overcome
depression in his later years.
One Lake, Many People: Document Superior an exhibit by UMD
alumni Carrie Kohlmeier and Cynthia Lapp, will be displayed through July
28. This exhibition presents photographs and writings by the two alumni
of the UMD Art Department who circumnavigated Lake Superior by bicycle
in 2000, documenting the people, places and events they encountered along
Another exhibit that will be featured at this time is Mountie Legacy
The two new shows that are coming in August include Selections from
the Permanent Collection: Photographs and Discontinuum: Photographs
by Jane Calvin.
For more information regarding the exhibitions and lectures mentioned
above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
see next issues.
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE; A CLASSIC COMEDY
The Minnesota Repertory Theatre will perform Arsenic and Old Lace from
June 19 - July 28 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Show times are
8 p.m. on June 19-22, July 5, 10, 11, 20, 25 and 2 p.m. on July 7 and
21. For tickets and further information call 726-8561.
PIPPIN; A SHOW STOPPING MUSICAL
The Minnesota Repertory Theatre will perform Pippin from June 27 - July
27 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Show times are 8 p.m. on June
27-29, July 12 - 13, 17 - 18 and 26 - 27. It will be performed at 2 p.m.
on July 14. For tickets and further information call 726-8561.
LOVE LETTERS; A MAGICAL ROMANCE
The Minnesota Repertory Theatre will perform Love Letters starring Tom
Isbell and and Pat Isbell at 8 p.m. on July 6, 19, 24 and at 2 p.m. on
July 28. For tickets and further information call 726-8561.
THE DEMISE OF DEMOCRACY: THE RISE OF CORPORATE
Local organizations bring Paul Wellstone and many other nationally known
speakers to the DECC this summer for a conference.
Democracy Revitalization Project (DRP) is a conference series aimed at
identifying the major forces eroding democracy and reversing them. This
years conference will be held July 28-30 at UMD.
The speakers include: Paul Wellstone, John Stauber, David Korten, Marjorie
Kelly, John De Graaf, Paul Templet, John Nichols, Monika Bauerlein, Ronnie
Cummins, Joel Sipress, Jennifer Buckley, Bill Brakken, Barb Olsen-Browne,
Theresa Amato, James Boyce, Mary Bottari J. Drake Hamilton, Beth Fraser,
and many others.
Workshops will be conducted by panels composed of leading national activists.
The workshops are designed to educate and engage conference participants,
to identify solution strategies and the skills necessary for their implementation,
to strengthen connections between those currently working on these issues,
to establish new coalitions and working groups.
The Democracy Revitalization Project is a collaborative effort between
the UMDs Center for Ethics and Public Policy, and the Institute
for a Sustainable Future. For more information contact Sue Mageau at firstname.lastname@example.org,
(218)525-4781, or www.revitalizedemocracy.org
The 11th annual Educators' Institute will run July 8 - August 2, offering
29 one- and two-day courses and workshops. Most courses are available
for undergraduate credit, graduate credit, or non-credit. Workshops are
available in the areas of educational theory and practice, instructional
strategies, diversity, special education, collaborative ideas, renewal
and revitalization, technology, and arts and education. For a brochure,
Introduction to E-Commerce will be offered from 2 - 4 p.m. on Tuesday,
June 25 at the UMD Center for Economic Development office in suite 210,
11 East Superior Street, Duluth. If you'd like to create an e-commerce
website for your business or organization, this is the place to start.
For information call 726-7298 or 1-888-387-4594 or go to: http://www.umdced.com/newswire.
GLOBAL INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES
The public is invited to attend a welcoming ceremony at 10 a.m. on Monday,
June 24, for aboriginal students and faculty from the Centre for Aboriginal
Studies at Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia, in the
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community Amphitheater. The event is jointly sponsored
by UMD and Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.
The event will celebrate an Indigenous Peoples Exchange Program jointly
developed by the University of Minnesota and Curtin University of Technology.
Twenty-five UMD students and faculty visited Australian Aboriginal communities
in May 2002. Centre for Aboriginal Studies faculty and staff hosted the
UMD visitors while in Perth and on their extended field trip into the
Outback Aboriginal communities.
The aboriginal visitors will spend two weeks in the northland. During
their time here, they will visit American Indian Reservations; tour significant
spiritual, cultural and historical sites; and, learn of the educational
programs designed for and by the American Indian communities and the University
of Minnesota. The Amphitheater is located at 2101 14th Street in Cloquet.
NEW AT GLENSHEEN
Glensheens summer tour hours from May- October are daily from 9:30
Go beyond the ropes and take a peek into closets and drawers every Saturday
at 3:45 p.m. with the Bedroom Slipper Tour.
A specialty exhibit, A Closer Look: The Congdons Children-
Pets and Pastimes, will run through September 2. Call 218-726-8910
or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.
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