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  • 2/12/19 3:03 pm CST
         On what would have been Abraham Lincoln’s 210th birthday, Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum  is excited to announce it has acquired a bronze face mask of Abraham Lincoln. The mask was originally created in terra-cotta by renowned American artist and former Washburn University (then Washburn College) instructor Robert Merrell Gage. The opportunity emerged through the North Carolina Gallery of Fine Art, who purchased the original terra-cotta in 1992 andmore...
  • 7/16/18 4:23 pm CDT
         A delegation from the Kansas House of Representatives came to Washburn University on Friday and presented Connie Gibbons, director of Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum, with a tribute in honor of her work.     “We are congratulating Connie for her work in creating a space that focuses on embracing the diversity of disenfranchised communities,” said Rep. John Alcala (Topeka), “both across Kansas and across the United States.”     more...
  • 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...

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