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Chris Pappan: Ledger Art and Acts of Visual Resistance

October 21, 2022
Chris Pappan: Ledger Art and Acts of Visual Resistance

In the mid-19th century, paper was introduced to the Indigenous people of the American Great Plains through the ledger books of the encroaching Americans. That paper became a vehicle to record memories, help retain connections to the land, and visually record acts of resistance. Through serendipity, artist Chris Pappan has taken on the responsibility of […]

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September 2, 2022
Empty Bowls: Chili Cook-off

View hundreds of handmade bowls and sample chili from local restaurants and donors! Our judges include President Rick Muma of Wichita State University and up-and-coming chefs from several of the newest, trendiest kitchens in Wichita’s restaurant scene. For a $25 donation ($10 for students), guests can choose a bowl to keep as a reminder of […]

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September 2, 2022
Tallgrass Film Festival | Murmurations: A Contemporary Spanish Film Spotlight

Inspired by Joan Miró’s iconic mural, Personnages Oiseaux, that graces the façade of the Ulrich Museum of Art, Murmurations is the newest category to Tallgrass Film Festival with a selection of films that highlight the connection between Kansas and Miró’s home country of Spain. Join us for a reception at the Ulrich Museum of Art […]

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September 2, 2022
Empty Bowls: Community Build-a-Bowl

Come play with clay! Try your hand at building a uniquely crafted bowl using traditional techniques with coils and slabs with the WSU Ceramics Guild and Wichita East High School Ceramics Club. Your bowl will be donated to the Empty Bowls Chili cook-off fundraiser for the Kansas Food bank on Saturday, October 22. There will […]

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May 12, 2022
Public Opening: Dr. Sam and Jacque Kouri Collection Study Center

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.

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December 7, 2021
Sculpture Glow/Shockers Under the Stars ("Space Jam")

Sculpture Glow, 6-8 P.M.; screening of Space Jam, 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 […]

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December 7, 2021
Summer Exhibition Opening Celebration

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.

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December 7, 2021
Family Fun Day

Bring the family for an afternoon of hands-on art making, stories, and fun discoveries inspired by the world class 82-piece Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection.

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December 7, 2021
RESCHEDULED: Spring Exhibition Opening Celebration

UPDATE: Due to the recent spike in Omicron variant cases, this event, originally scheduled for January 27th, will now tentatively take place from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, February 25th provided the surge has subsided by then. Check ulrich.wichita.edu/programs for the latest. Celebrate the opening of our spring exhibitions surrounded by art, music, and friends. Ulrich […]

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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
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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May 26, 2021
Twister Grande (tall) Sculpture Dedication

The Ulrich Museum of Art will officially dedicate the 81st piece in its world-class Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Alice Aycock's "Twister Grande (tall)," in honor of past Wichita State University President Dr. John Bardo. Free and open to all on Wichita State University's Innovation Campus. 10:00 A.M. Reception, 10:30 A.M. Reveal and Remarks. […]

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February 2, 2021
Art, Storytelling, and Valentine Cookies: A Zoom Party with artist & geographer Eames Demetrios

Artist, storyteller, and geographer-at-large Eames Demetrios leads us on an exploration of a little-known language through an unlikely medium: cookies and crackers! Kcymaerxthaere (pronounced "ky-MAER-icks-theer") is a global installation storytelling art project that has created its own language from a parallel world--and it's a language that has been made into edible art with the help of some […]

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November 30, 2020
Sculpture Glow

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 a summer solstice with interactive stations connecting our sculptures and our history.

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November 30, 2020
Family Fun Day

Bring the family for an afternoon of outdoor hands-on art making, stories, and fun discoveries in the Outdoor Sculpture Collection. All activities will observe social distancing, mask wearing, and hand-washing requirements.

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