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  • 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...
  • 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...

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