TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The exhibits, Studio Glass from the Collection
of Don and Carol Wiiken and Joel Philip Myers: New Works,
1996-2000 run through December 21.
Sarah Bauer, professor, Department of Art and Design,
and media/multimedia artist will be displaying her works now through January
Bauer has been studying and practicing Tibetan
Buddhism and Dzogchen since 1996 and has traveled extensively to countries
including South Africa, Israel, Europe, Thailand and most recently Nepal
and Tibet. Bauers mixed-media installation works will be featured
in this exhibition.
The exhibit Body of Clay - Soul of Fire:
Richard Bresnahan and Art from the Saint Johns Pottery will
show January 14 - March 23. A reception will be held at the at
6 p.m. on February 4 in the Tweed for Bresnahan at which time he
will give a short lecture. Body of Clay - Soul of Fire features
46 works by artists associated with St. Johns Pottery over the past
twenty years, including works by eleven artists sponsored by the Grotto
Foundation, and by twenty artists who have held Jerome Foundation-sponsored
residencies at the pottery studio. Some of their work echoes Bresnahans
style with its subtle coloration and irregular splashes of natural ash
glaze achieved from being fired in the studios massive wood-fired
kiln. Others reflect the independent directions taken by artists after
working at the studio. Richard Bresnahan presents an artist lecture on
February 4 at 10 a.m. in the Tweed Museum of Art.
The exhibition is accompanied by the recently released
230-page book Body of Clay, Soul of Fire: Richard Bresnahan and the Saint
Johns Pottery, written by Matthew Welch The book is available for
purchase in the Tweed Museum Store.
The Tweed Museum of Art will have Weber Music Hall
architect Cesar Pelli drawings and models on display in the Balcony Gallery
through December 15.
For more information regarding the exhibitions
and lectures mentioned above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at
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Dots teenage life is knocked wildly off balance by the shocking
diagnosis that she is slowly going blind. Through a comically charged
tug-of-war with her mother and her wild menagerie of friends, Blur explores
Dots struggle to create a happy, healthy family. This Melanie Marnich
masterpiece will be performed in the Marshall Performing Arts Center December
10 - 14, at 7:30 p.m.
For tickets or information call 726-8561.
The Department of Geology will offer presentations throughout the year.
All presentations will be at 4 p.m. in 175 Life Science, with coffee at
On Thursday, December 12, Kim Smith and
Jill Flater, Department of Geological Sciences, will present Iceland.
For more information on any of the Geology presentations contact Claudia
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
Duluths Office of Human Rights presents What Is It and Why
Do We Need It? on Wednesday, January 15, at 1:15 p.m. in
the Griggs Center. Mureen Bye, Duluths first Human Rights Officer,
will discuss her role in the efforts by the city of Duluth to enforce
the Human Rights ordinance passed in 2001. Bye has served three terms
on Duluths City Council, four years as the Executive Director of
the Arrowhead Food Bank, and most recently completed training as a mediator
in civil or family law disputes as qualified by the Supreme Court of Minnesota.
Tim Schandel presents The Depot That Endured,
on Wednesday, January 29, at 1:15 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom C.
Learn the 110-year history of this Duluth landmark from Schandel, a life-long
resident of Duluth and a 25-year employee of the Lake Superior Railroad
UMD faculty member Ann Anderson is joined by Judith
Arnold present Sophisticated Ladies, on Wednesday, February
12, at 1:15 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom C, as a salute to women composers.
Both women are accomplished musicians and performed this recital program
in the Tweed last year.
University for Seniors Lectures are commonly held
on Wednesday afternoons, are free and open to the public. A question and
answer session follows each 45 minute lecture. For more information contact
Carole Schweiger at 726-7637.
The sights and sounds of the holiday season will greet you at Glensheen
Historic Estate. Glensheen will be decorated for the holidays. Holiday
brunches will be offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
in December. Take a self-guided tour and enjoy the festive décor
throughout Glensheens main house, then settle down in the winter
garden for a holiday brunch. Self-guided tours start at 9:30 a.m., brunch
begins at 10:30 a.m. Reservations are required.
Guided tours are offered at Glensheen from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday,
Saturday and Sunday throughout the winter months. Call 726-8910 or toll-free:
888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.
MARDI GRAS 2003 AT GLENSHEEN
The UMD School of Fine Arts presents Mardi Gras 2003 at Glensheen on Friday,
February 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. This event includes music, theater,
art & design, silent auction, French-Acadian cuisine and an ambiance
in the tradition of New Orleans. Prepaid reservations are required and
will be limited. Call 726-8921 for more information.
A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
UMD Professor of English, Joseph Maiolo will read Truman Capotes
A Christmas Memory in the Weber Music Hall at 4 p.m. on December 12.
The event is free and open to everyone.
REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE
Learn how to reduce your waste on campus and at home at 1 p.m. on Thursday,
December 12, in Campus Center 25. The Facilities Management Recycling
Department will talk about recycling at UMD and their new program focusing
on white paper recycling. A representative from Minnesota Waste Wise will
also discuss the three R's. Refreshments will be served and door prizes
will be awarded.
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