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  • 11/27/17 2:56 pm CST

    Join Washburn for a panel discussion on this travelling art exhibit

    WHAT:  Join the conversation at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum for a discussion with faculty, students, and special guests as we explore artists' subversive and evocative work showing in our current exhibition Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate.        Speaking Volumes is a traveling exhibition organized by the Montana Human Rights Network and curated by Katie Knight. It showcases the diverse work of 39 artists who have transformed thousandsmore...
  • 11/10/17 5:59 pm CST
         Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum will host a film screening and discussion of the film Sin Nombre on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:00 pm in the upstairs gallery. The film, shown in conjunction with two of our exhibitions that focus on the Mexican American community and U.S. immigration detention facilities, is about Sayra (Paulina Gaitan), a Honduran teen who hungers for a better life. Her chance for one comes when she is reunited with her long-estranged father, whomore...
  • 10/11/17 12:54 pm CDT
         The Tonantzin Society of Topeka and Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum present the Midwestern Chicana Symposium: Art and Resistance in the Age of Extremism on October 12-13, 2017. Held in the Kansas Room of the Memorial Union at Washburn University, the symposium will feature a series of panel discussions, lectures, and conversations about how Chicana artists are using their work to challenge and resist the social constructions of racial and ethnicmore...
  • 10/2/17 11:14 am CDT
         Transcendental Train Yard is an exhibition that provides a glimpse into the role that the railroad has played in the Mexican-American community through serigraphs that incorporate images, by artist Marta Sánchez, with accompanying poetry by Norma Elia Cantú.     In collaboration with the Tonantzin Society of Topeka, the Mulvane Art Museum presents a series of panel discussion with Chicana artists about how their art serves as a witness to themore...
  • 9/29/17 9:42 am CDT

    Exhibit open now through January 6, 2018

          Detention Nation is an installation by Sin Huellas, a Texas/Mexico art collective on display now through January 6, 2018 at Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum. Contained by a chain link fence topped with razor wire, the exhibition seeks to reveal the harsh realities of U.S. immigration detention facilities. Sin Huellas founding members include Delilah Montoya, Orlando Lara, Douglas Menjivar, Brenda Cruz-Wolf, Deyadira Trevino, and Carlos Carrasco.   more...

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