Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 19, 2017

BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates

BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates
  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM To December 9, 2017 5:00 PM

In a site-specific installation commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, Larry Bamburg, the Fall 2017 Artist-in-Residence, pursues a process of making that is determined by an arbitrary set of rules to build a structure as tall as possible using a collection of like materials: burls, hooves and shells.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Fool's Romance / Books from Aeromoto

Fool's Romance / Books from Aeromoto
  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM To December 9, 2017 5:00 PM

This exhibition presents over 300 artists' books from Mexico City-based non-profit art library Aeromoto in a setting made conducive to perusal and discovery by greenery, couches, and hammocks.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

American Dream

American Dream
  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM To October 20, 2017 5:00 PM

This exhibition presents work made during a recent course taught by The New Barbizon group, a collective of Russian-born, Israeli-based artists who have returned to the tradition of 'plein air' painting.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Kind of About Michigan

Kind of About Michigan
  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM To October 20, 2017 5:00 PM

Studio Art MFA candidates Marta Lee and Anika Steppe show new paintings and photography made in response to a shared summer road trip to Michigan.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Type Hike

Type Hike
  • October 5, 2017 5:00 PM To January 27, 2018 7:00 PM

The Courtyard Gallery presents an exhibition of posters designed by Type Hike: a collaborative nonprofit design project that supports the outdoors through typography.

Admission: N/A

Courtyard Gallery

Sacred Ground / Tierra Sagrada: Art Education & Cultural Exchange in Antigua, Guatemala

Sacred Ground / Tierra Sagrada: Art Education & Cultural Exchange in Antigua, Guatemala
  • October 10, 2017 12:00 AM To October 20, 2017 12:00 AM

In April 2017, a group of faculty and students from UT’s graduate program in Art Education traveled to Antigua, Guatemala to participate in the largest Holy Week celebration in the Western Hemisphere. With the exhibition Sacred Ground / Tierra Sagrada, the group revisits the process of designing and creating an alfombra, a colorful carpet of dyed sawdust and organic materials intended to provide a holy ground for the city’s impressive religious processions to walk upon during Holy Week. Examining themes of ephemerality, multisensory experience, and cross-cultural exchange, this exhibition highlights the value of multicultural engagement to the field of art education.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Intern Scholarship Info Session

  • October 19, 2017 2:30 PM

This info session will provide students with tips on applying for the Intern Scholarship. The Intern Scholarship provides students the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000 of funding to support their internship experience.

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Professional Development Travel Initiative Info Session

  • October 19, 2017 5:00 PM

This info session will provide students with tips on applying for the Professional Development Travel Initiative Grant. The PDTI grant provides up to $700 per student for short-term group travel to professional development opportunities.

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Aeromoto's Zine Swap Show&Tell Party

Aeromoto's Zine Swap Show&Tell Party
  • October 19, 2017 6:00 PM

Join the co-founders of Aeromoto for a wild evening of zine swapping and art book show-and-telling, alongside the exhibition 'Fool's Romance / Books from Aeromoto'.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center