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  • 9/29/17 9:22 am CDT

    Open now through December 16, 2017

         Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate showcases the diverse work of 39 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into an uplifting and dynamic exhibition. The exhibition – open now through December 16, 2017, at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum -- is visually powerful, thought-provoking, sometimes humorous, always challenging, and ultimately deeply moving.     The story of Speaking Volumes began in 2003 when the Montanamore...
  • 5/25/17 5:26 pm CDT
    Mulvane Art Fair
         The 25th Mulvane Art Fair is set for June 3 and 4 on the Washburn University campus.  More than 80 artist booths from 13 states will display and sell paintings, drawings, prints, photography, jewelry sculpture and work in fiber, glass, wood, metal, ceramics and textiles.     “Fair-goers can easily spend the entire weekend at the Art Fair,” said Cora Spencer, president of the Friends of the Mulvane Art Museum. “In addition to the 80 artist booths with anmore...
  • 3/23/17 11:05 am CDT
    Ernest Withers - Sanitation Workers
         In September 1955, shortly after fourteen-year-old Emmett Till was murdered by white supremacists in Mississippi, his grieving mother, Mamie Till Bradley, distributed to newspapers and magazines a gruesome black-and-white photograph of his mutilated corpse. The mainstream media rejected the photograph as inappropriate for publication, but Bradley was able to turn to African-American periodicals for support. Asked why she would do this, Bradley explained that by witnessing,more...
  • 1/18/17 12:11 pm CST
    WHAT: The photography exhibit “Faces of Change”, images that capture life inside Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) facilities, will be at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum from Jan. 18 – April 1.WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 18           Exhibit Reception- 5:30           Exhibit Presentation- 6:15WHERE: Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum            1700 SW Jewell Avenue     more...
  • 10/28/16 12:51 pm CDT
         In conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk, Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum will host a special reception for world-renowned artist Rita Blitt and her husband, Irwin, at the Mulvane Art Museum, Friday, Nov. 4, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.     The exhibition, Dance of the Line: Rita Blitt in Motion, includes 17 artworks from the Mulvane Art Museum’s collection. The exhibition explores Blitt’s passion for incorporating line and movement in her workmore...

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