10:00 A.M. Reception, 10:30 A.M. Program. Join Ulrich Staff members as they share insights on some of the pieces they chose for the summer exhibition Deep Dive: Selections from the Permanent Collection. Free and open to all.
FREE Outdoor Movie, Duerksen Fine Arts Center Amphitheater. Join us to watch Warner Animations Space Jam (rated PG). Before the movie begins, starting at 7 P.M., browse the local youth entrepreneurs vendor booths and purchase their unique crafted items, grab some free popcorn and check out the books at the StoryTime Village station and the […]
Join us as we publicly unveil our lovely new Dr. Sam and Jacque Kouri Collection Study Center. Get an overview of the Ulrich permanent collection and watch demonstrations of how the Center makes our art more accessible to students and the general public. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to all.
5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:00 P.M. Program. Happening Now is Wichita State University’s contemporary music ensemble, focusing on chamber music of our time, including world premieres, compositions by WSU faculty and students, and freely improvised music. This performance will include a world premiere of Where’re’yer manners? for found percussion by M. Joseph Willette, who also plays in […]
Join us for a 30-minute live improvisational dance performance in response to Annabel Daou's DECLARATION, a sound installation hosted by the Ulrich Museum of Art at Grace Memorial Chapel. This performance features the dancers of the WSU dance program and Mid America Dance Theatre.
This biennial event celebrates our renowned Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection, considered to be one of the top ten collections on university campuses across the U.S. The 81 pieces in the OSC include gems by internationally recognized artists Alice Aycock, Joan Miró, Barbara Hepworth, Fernando Botero, and Tom Otterness, among others. The event supports […]
Sculpture Glow, 6-8 P.M.; screening of Encanto, 9 P.M. An after-hours exploration of the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection as the glow of the evening light settles and the fireflies of summer twinkle. A community and family event celebrating the summer solstice with interactive stations connecting our sculptures and our history. After touring the […]
Join us for an exploration of our newest exhibition on display this summer. 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.
2:00 P.M. Reception 2:30 P.M. Reading. Please join us to celebrate our 2022 WSU MFA Graduates in Creative Writing. Stephen Woodgeard, Robert Burke, Janet Federico, Reid Kurkerewicz, and Merrick Preti will read from their fiction, and Robert Yates and Luke Ulatowski will read from their poetry. Writing Now/Reading Now is cosponsored by the WSU Department of English, […]
5:30 P.M. Reception | 6:00 P.M. Program. Printing on the Edge of the World. Narrative artist Jos Sances leads a discussion of the contradictions of making politically engaged art in a privileged society obsessed with consumption. He will share the excitement of printmaking, the joys of survival within community, and the practice of examining, accepting […]
Empty Bowls has a new look this spring! At this year's Bowl Fest, we will still have an impressive collection of bowls made by local and regional artists. Bowls will range in price from $5 - $50. Monetary donations will also be accepted, with 100% of proceeds going directly to the Kansas Food Bank. But […]
What can I do? What should I do? What will I do? For this participatory sound project, artist Annabel Daou invites the public to create a collaborative manifesto for our current moment. Audience answers will reflect personal, political, or social themes with no restriction on topics addressed. All responses will be anonymous and will be […]