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  • 3/5/18 4:43 pm CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Irish poet Desmond Egan will share his poetry and his thoughts about Irish painters, including the works of Irish painter Aloysius O’Kelly on March 9, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Rita Blitt Gallery on the Washburn University campus. This event is free and open to the public.     Born in Athlone, County Westmeath and educated at University College in Dublin, Egan’s first collection of poetry, Midland (1973), was followed by subsequentmore...
  • 2/1/18 2:48 pm CST
           Topeka, Kan. –Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum is starting the new year with three fresh, new exhibitions. The exhibits, “8 Studio Practices | Art Faculty Beyond the Classroom,” “Endangered Art,” and “light and heavy,” will be open by Feb. 5. The Mulvane Art Museum will host a reception celebrating the opening of the three new exhibitions Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 in the Museum. The reception is free and the public is welcome.  more...
  • 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...

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