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Meet the Ulrich Interns

July 9, 2020
Meet the Ulrich Interns

Every academic year, the Ulrich welcomes students into our Mary Joan Waid and Kouri Internship programs to gain experience in curatorial and educational research, writing, and curriculum development. This presentation is one of their projects. Don’t miss out. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
John Edwin Mason on Gordon Parks and Muhammad Ali

John Edwin Mason, The Latest and Truest World: Gordon Parks and Muhammad Ali This talk explores the special relationship between Gordon Parks and Muhammad Ali. Parks photographed the heavyweight champion for two separate Life magazine photo-essays. The time that they spent together allowed a friendship to grow. It was built in part on an almost familial […]

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July 9, 2020
Clive Smith

Clive Smith was educated as an artist first in the U.K. at Kingston Polytechnic and then at the Art Students League in New York City, where he has resided since 1988. His work is held in several public collections, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and the National Portrait Gallery […]

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July 9, 2020
'Last Night at the Lobster'

Last Night at the Lobster by Steward O'Nan Delve into a discussion with Beth Golay, host of KMUW’s podcast Marginalia, on this poignant and redemptive story set in the workaday world. Visit our program partner, Watermark Books, for your copy today. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Dr. Stephanie Danker: Contemporary Curriculum Ideas Inspired by Gordon Parks

Stephanie Danker, Associate Professor of Art Education at Miami University (OH), will discuss how her university students focused on photographs by Gordon Parks from the Ulrich Collection to envision theme-based art activities and discussion questions for K-12 audiences. Further connections to contemporary artists who reference historical documentary photographs for activism will be made. Registration is […]

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July 9, 2020
Zhang Huan

Active in Beijing in the 1990s, New York City, and now Shanghai, Zhang Huan is one of the foremost figures of Chinese contemporary art. The billboard with Huan’s work goes on view in August at 5455 E. Central Avenue. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Larry Schwarm

Wichita artist Larry Schwarm will join us from his studio and home to talk about his past and current projects, including his photographs of controlled agricultural burning in the Flint Hills. The billboard with Schwarm’s work goes on view in September at 4355 S. K-15. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
'A Girl is a Body of Water'

A Girl is a Body of Water by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Delve into a discussion with Beth Golay, host of KMUW’s podcast Marginalia, on this powerful portrait of a young Ugandan girl and her family. Visit our program partner, Watermark Books, for your copy today. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith with Norman Akers

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation in Montana, conveys both humorous and poignant socio-political Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation in Montana, conveys both humorous and poignant socio-political commentary through her complex paintings and prints. Painter and printmaker Norman Akers is a member […]

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July 9, 2020
Eames Demetrios

Eames Demetrios,  Director of the Eames Office, Artist, and Filmmaker, lives in Los Angeles, California. He is known in the design world for his work as director of the Eames Office, spearheading the successful re-discovery of the Charles and Ray Eames design heritage by new generations. The mission of the Eames Office is communicating, preserving, […]

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July 9, 2020
Terry Evans

Chicago-based artist Terry Evans is known for her photographs of the people and landscapes of rural America and the Great Plains, particularly her native Kansas. The billboard with Evans’ work goes on view in August at 1101 N. West Street. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Eugenie Tsai

Eugenie Tsai is the John and Barbara Vogelstein Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York. In 2015, she curated Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, which was accompanied by a lavishly illustrated catalog on the artist’s career; in 2020, she also curated the installation titled Jacques-Louis David Meets Kehinde Wiley. […]

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July 9, 2020
Registrar Jo Cox

Meet the Ulrich’s new Registrar, Jo Cox, for an examination of early abstraction that seeks to bring artist Hilma af Klint into that conversation. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Gajin Fujita

Los Angeles-based artist Gajin Fujita’s large-scale paintings merge graffiti, from his beginnings with K2S crew in his home of Boyle Heights, with traditional Japanese mythical figures, ukiyo-e woodcuts, and pop culture imagery. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
'Running with Sherman'

Author Christopher McDougall will join Beth Golay, host of KMUW’s podcast Marginalia, to discuss his latest book, Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero. Visit our program partner, Watermark Books, for your copy today. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Hank Willis Thomas with Dr. Deborah Willis

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to perspective, identity, media, and popular culture. He is also the co-founder of For Freedoms, a platform for creative civic engagement, discourse, and direct action. Willis' I Am a Man is featured in the Ulrich + Artists + You Community Billboard Project July […]

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July 9, 2020
Race and Parenting: Finding a Way to Move Forward. *NOTE: This program has been rescheduled. New date TBD.

How are race and parenting interwoven in your home? Join us for an open dialogue for parents in the community from different ethnic and racial backgrounds about how we talk to our kids about race, racism and identity. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
'Gilead: A Novel'

Delve into a discussion with Beth Golay, host of KMUW’s podcast Marginalia, on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Marilynne Robinson. Visit our program partner, Watermark Books, for your copy today. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
In the Studio with Patrick Duegaw

In 1990, Patrick Duegaw co-founded Fisch Haus, a multi-disciplinary art facility and the cornerstone of the Commerce Arts District. The billboard with Duegaw’s work goes on view in July at 1219 E. Douglas. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Alice Aycock: A Brief History

Sculptor Alice Aycock will join us from her studio in SoHo, New York in the lead-up to the August 4th installation of Twister Grande (tall). The billboard with Aycock’s work goes on view in August at 1619 North Rock Road. Registration is required.

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