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June 28, 2021
The Dr. Sam and Jacque Kouri Collection Study Center

10:00 A.M. Reception | 10:30 A.M. Program. Take a tour of the Ulrich Collection Study Center, a space for visitors to encounter works from the Ulrich’s permanent collection in an intimate, personal experience not offered in any other museum in the Wichita area with Head of Education, Jana Erwin, Curator, Ksenya Gurshtein, and Registrar Jo Cox. 

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June 28, 2021
Edgar Heap of Birds

Hock E Aye VI Edgar Heap of Birds is one of the leaders of the Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) traditional Elk Warrior Society and lives on the Cheyenne/ Arapaho Nation Reservation in Oklahoma. As an artist and an advocate for indigenous communities worldwide, he makes work that includes multidisciplinary forms of public art messages, large-scale drawings, Neuf […]

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June 28, 2021
Dr. Alice Boyle: A prairie bird's love-hate relationship with humans

3:30 P.M. Program | Reception to follow. Dr. Alice Boyle is an Associate Professor of Biology at Kansas State University. Her talk is in conjunction with the fall exhibition Look, it's daybreak, dear, time to sing: Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens.

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June 28, 2021
Elizabeth Stevenson: The Art of the Riverfront Stadium

10:00 A.M. Reception | 10:30 A.M. Program | Riverfront Stadium 200 S. Sycamore Street. Riverfront Stadium opened this summer to rave reviews, and a huge welcome to Wichita’s new Double-A baseball team, the Windsurge. Fans of baseball, excited to return to the game and tour the new stadium, were also invited to “look everywhere” and to explore all […]

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June 28, 2021
Sam Taylor: The Book of Fools

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:00 P.M. Poetry Reading. Join us for the release of the eagerly awaited new book of poems by award-winning poet and WSU professor Sam Taylor. At once poem, essay, memoir fragment, and art object, The Book of Fools: An Essay in Memoir and Verse is a sweeping elegy for our Earth—and our […]

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June 28, 2021
A Conversation with Terry Evans, Philip Heying, and A. Mary Kay

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:00 P.M. Program. Love in the Time of the Anthropocene exhibition artists--photographers Terry Evans and Philip Heying and painter A. Mary Kay--share their deep and enduring love for the prairie environments that surround them. Joined by curator Ksenya Gurshtein, they will discuss their diverse approaches to understanding the complexity of this unique […]

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June 28, 2021
Nancy Davidson: Unruly Forms

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:00 P.M. Program. Nancy Davidson is a sculptor, installation artist, and photographer who uses inflated weather balloons to challenge the notions of contemporary monumental sculpture while simultaneously repurposing comedic tropes of bodily mass, fleshiness, and beauty. Her work has been exhibited at the Krannert Art Museum, Illinois; the Institute of Contemporary Art, […]

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June 28, 2021
Family Fun Day | Around the Neighborhood: Feathers, Blocks, and Tweets 

Bring the family for an afternoon of hands-on art making, stories, and fun discoveries about the treasures in our neighborhoods, the birds that live amongst us, and shapes found in our environment. Free and open to all.

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June 28, 2021
Kelly Yarbrough: Tallgrass Artist Residency

10:00 A.M. Refreshments | 10:30 A.M. Program. Founded in 2016, The Tallgrass Artist Residency is a unique program that offers individual artists/artist teams time and space to retreat and research in a rural, tallgrass prairie setting. Though the experience is rural, it is not isolating. Artists are provided lodging at Matfield Station in the small community […]

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June 28, 2021
Connecting Stories Through Art: Become a Part of the Ulrich Volunteer Team 

Volunteering at the Ulrich offers you a wide variety of benefits: a greater understanding of art, pride in helping an institution, engaging with a community of art lovers and life-long learners, and sharing your skills and talents. Join us for an informative look at the diverse roles a volunteer can fill, and discover how you […]

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June 28, 2021
UPDATE: Author Book Signing: Mona Hanna-Attish

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attish's keynote address will now be delivered virtually and the book signing at the Ulrich has been canceled.  Click here to view her virtual keynote address.

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June 28, 2021
Tallgrass Artist Residency Artist Talk

Join Ulrich exhibition artists Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens for an artist talk in the Flint Hills as part of their ten-day stay with Tallgrass Artist Residency, a program inspired by prairie and place. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit tallgrassartistresidency.org. 

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June 28, 2021
Fall Exhibition Opening Celebration

The Ulrich invites you to join us for an exploration of our newest suite of exhibitions on display this fall. Ulrich receptions are a conversation, a gathering, an engagement of artists and art enthusiasts intertwined with music, fine fare, and possibility. Ulrich receptions are free and open to the public. For additional information call 316.978.3664 […]

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June 28, 2021
Curator Sylvie Fortin with artists Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:00 P.M. Program. Can you imagine a world without birdsong? Exhibition artists Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens, with curator Sylvie Fortin, will discuss their collaborative practice and how their initial inquiry into birdsong for this project led to an exploration of interspecies care, the financialization of agriculture, and the decline of grassland […]

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June 28, 2021
Words of a Feather

10:00 A.M. Refreshments | 10:30 A.M. Program. Humanities Kansas curated a collection of poetry reflecting on the beauty of the Plains and the birds of that habitat in the chapbook Words of a Feather. Join us for a morning of poetry read by some of our own Senior Wednesday participants, past presenters, and friends of the […]

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June 14, 2021
Rina Banerjee | Future Shock: Making Cultures Visible

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:15 P.M. Program. Rina Banerjee lives and works in New York City. She was born in Kolkata, India, and lived briefly in Manchester and London before moving to Queens, New York. Although Banerjee has resided in the United States for 50 years, she still draws on the perception that she is […]

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June 14, 2021
Brooke Kamin Rapaport | Martin Puryear: Liberty/Libertà and the Transformation of the U.S. Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:15 P.M. Program | 7:30 P.M. Dinner. Brooke Kamin Rapaport joined Madison Square Park Conservancy in 2013. She is responsible for the public sculpture program of commissioned work by artists including Diana Al-Hadid, Tony Cragg, Abigail DeVille, Leonardo Drew, Teresita Fernandéz, Maya Lin, Josiah McElheny, Iván Navarro, Giuseppe Penone, Martin Puryear, and […]

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June 14, 2021
Tony Karman | The International Art Fair’s Impact on Cultural Ecosystems

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:15 P.M. Program. Tony Karman has been active in Chicago’s civic, business, and cultural communities for nearly forty years. He is currently President / Director of EXPO CHICAGO – The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, which he founded in 2012. EXPO CHICAGO’s upcoming ninth edition will take place at Chicago’s […]

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June 14, 2021
Lela Hersh | Meet Me at the Fair: Collections and the Art Market

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:15 P.M. Program | 7:30 P.M. Dinner. Lela Hersh is the President of Museum and Fine Arts Consulting, LLC. Since 2003, her company has provided personalized and independent art advisory and collections management services to museums and cultural institutions, corporations, foundations, as well as private and corporate collectors. Hersh has been involved […]

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June 14, 2021
Dan Cameron | Curatorial Usefulness 

5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:15 P.M. Program. Dan Cameron’s professional career began in 1982 with his New Museum exhibition, Extended Sensibilities, the first museum effort in the U.S. to examine gay and lesbian identity in art. In the intervening 40 years, Cameron has held senior curatorial positions at the New Museum, Orange County Museum of Art, […]

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