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Regis 10th Anniversary Open House

Date: 11/08/2013

Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Katherine E. Nash Gallery Regis Center for Art (East),Regis Center for Art (West)

Cost: Free

Description:

Regis Center for Art to Celebrate 10th Anniversary
with Community Open House and Exhibitions

The University of Minnesota celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Regis Center for Art with a Community Open House and a series of exhibitions highlighting the artistic research of our talented faculty, staff, alumni and students.

The Community Open House includes:
• Exhibitions of artworks made by our talented faculty, staff, alumni and students in the galleries and throughout the building
• Open studios, including graduate students’ studios
• Original artworks by the Bohemian Press and Student Ceramics Collective for sale at affordable prices
• Food trucks with great food
• A special Fire Performance by Professor Wayne E. Potratz in the Foundry Courtyard at 8:00 pm
• Additional special events will be announced, check the website at art.umn.edu

All of the following exhibitions and activities will be open to the public during the Community Open House on November 8:

Faculty Exhibitions
including full-time faculty and adjunct faculty
Katherine E. Nash Gallery
Regis West Gallery
October 22 – December 14, 2013

Staff Exhibition
Regis West Gallery
October 22 – November 23, 2013

Alumni Exhibitions
Open Call Alumni Mail Art Exhibition
Quarter Gallery
Regis East, 2nd Floor Hallways
October 22 – November 9, 2013

Student Exhibitions and Art Sales
Artworks by students in all the academic disciplines, including ceramics, drawing and painting, experimental and media arts, photography, printmaking and sculpture as well as the Department of Art’s Study Abroad programs in China, Germany, Ireland, New York and Uruguay will be displayed throughout the building. Works on paper by Bohemian Press and ceramic artworks by the Student Ceramics Collective will be available for sale at affordable prices in the Regis Center for Art Lobby.

Sponsorship
Sponsored by Garth and Mary Rockcastle and by Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd.

The Open House is made possible by the generous support of Garth and Mary Rockcastle and Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd. (MS&R). This award-winning architecture and interior design firm designed the Regis Center for Art. msrdesign.com

Additional support has been provided by the College of Liberal Arts Office of External Affairs.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Katherine E. Nash Gallery Mission
The Katherine E. Nash Gallery is a research laboratory for the practice and interpretation of the visual arts. We believe the visual arts have the capacity to interpret, critique and expand on all of human experience. Our engagement with the visual arts helps us to discover who we are and understand our relationships to each other and society. The Katherine E. Nash Gallery will be a center of discourse on the practice of visual art and its relationship to culture and community -- a place where we examine our assumptions about the past and suggest possibilities for the future. The Nash Gallery will play an indispensible role in the educational development of students, faculty, staff and the community. http://nash.umn.edu/

Department of Art Mission
The Department of Art provides an introduction to the practice of art for all students as well as immersive training for emerging artists. We promote creative expression and conceptual development through a broad range of art disciplines and practices. Initial experiences emphasizing traditional methods are supplemented at intermediate and advanced levels by experimental processes. We offer courses in painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics and experimental media (EMA). Students pursue their work in our state of the art facilities, mentored by our faculty, all artists recognized in their fields. http://www.art.umn.edu/
 

Contact:

  • Name: Rachel Kirchgasler
  • E-mail: kirc0110@umn.edu
  • Phone: (612) 624-7900
  • Sponsored by: Art, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Institute for Advanced Study, CLA External Relations

Parking:

Parking is available in the 21st Avenue ramp, hourly or event rates will apply.

More information: http://art.umn.edu

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Rachel Kirchgasler, Department of Art, kirc0110@umn.edu, (612) 624-7900.

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Regis Center 10th Anniversary Press Release