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  • 1/8/16 3:43 pm CST
    WHAT: Hallowed Absurdities – an art exhibit at the Mulvane Art MuseumWHEN: Exhibit opens January 12, 2016 and closes March 15, 2016Exhibit hours vary with museum hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wed - Fri, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 1-4 p.m.Opening Reception February 5, 2016 -- 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.WHERE: Mulvane Art Museum on the Washburn University Campus at 1700 S.W. College Ave, TopekaDETAILS: Though Theodore Waddell is best known for his modernist paintings of vast landscapes andmore...
  • 12/28/15 2:02 pm CST
         Made of road kill, animal skulls, jawbones, pelts and skins, as well as body bags, bullets, tools and actual guns, the art works in Hallowed Absurdities: Work by Theodore Waddell raise the issue of the use of guns in our society. According to the artist, “I hope this show will help people expose their feelings about guns. … Whatever their opinions are, what really matters to me is the hope that we can talk about them.”  With humor, irony and wit, Theodore Waddell’more...
  • 12/1/15 4:28 pm CST
    Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum welcomes a new exhibit this week of writings by Thomas Fox Averill and drawings by artist Clinton Ricketts.  The exhibit -- Garden Plots -- opens Friday, December 4 and remains at the museum through January 23, 2016.Garden Plots is a collection of short stories and poems inspired by Averill's visits to 21 gardens in 31 days during a trip to England and France.  An avid gardener, he became determined to find an idea for a short story with everymore...
  • 8/17/15 12:25 pm CDT
    The Mulvane Art Museum is pleased to announce its forthcoming exhibition Tom Parker: Calamities and the History of Science. The exhibition will run from August 21 through October 24, 2015, with an opening reception on Friday, August 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.One of the hallmarks of the work of Tom Parker is the wide variety of subject matter that he treats. This exhibition will feature works from Parker’s two recent series: Calamities and Discoveries and Proofs. Calamities reminds us of the manymore...
  • 8/14/15 10:26 am CDT
    The Mulvane Art Museum is pleased to announce its forthcoming exhibition Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime. The exhibition will run from August 14 through October 15, 2015, with an opening reception on Friday, August 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime features twenty-seven, large-scale photographs of industrialized and deindustrialized landscapes. Through his travels in North and South America, Australia and China, Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky shows us sightsmore...

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