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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
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
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
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 3, 2021
Jo Cox | Maurice Denis Before 1895 and Maeterlinck’s Marionette Dramas

Join Ulrich Registrar Jo Cox as she examines the works of Symbolist artist Maurice Denis (1870-1943), who was active in Lugne-Poe’s Théâtre de l’Oeuvre and Paul Fort’s Théâtre d’Art in the early 1890s, where Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949) debuted his marionette dramas that became immediate successes, such as The Intruder (1891) and The Interior (1895). Denis’s early Nabis works […]

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November 30, 2020
ADCI MFA Graduates

Please join us for artist talks presented by the 2020 MFA Graduates from the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries. Registration is required. Click here to register.

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November 30, 2020
Rachelle Meinecke: Sacred Objects of the Yoruba

Renée Stout’s work has been deeply influenced by her decades of research into the art and traditions of both Africa and African diasporas. To help our audiences better understand the connections that Stout’s work makes, the exhibition, Ghosts, incorporates six objects from the collection of Wichita State University’s Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology. All […]

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November 30, 2020
Emily Stamey: To the Hoop

It’s March Madness month, and Emily Stamey, Curator of Exhibitions at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, will discuss her latest curatorial project, To the Hoop, an exhibition that explores the myriad facets of basketball’s intersections with contemporary art and culture. Stamey came to the Weatherspoon from the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona. Prior to […]

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November 16, 2020
Angela Bates: Children of the Promised Land

Nicodemus, a small, unincorporated town in Graham County, Kansas, is the only remaining western town established by African Americans during Reconstruction following the Civil War. Today the town is a National Historic Site. This pictorial history explores the unique experience of mothers and their children in Nicodemus, some of whom were the first members of […]

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November 13, 2020
Jana Erwin: Gordon Parks, Renée Stout, and the Faculty Biennial

*Please note: This program has been moved to 10:00 a.m. and will be an abbreviated 30 minutes in length, so that attendees might also catch the inauguration ceremony taking place that day. Join Jana Erwin, Head of Education, for a close look at the artists and works featured in the suite of spring exhibitions at the […]

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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
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
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 8, 2020
The Littlest Show on Earth: Alexander Calder and the Spectacle of the Circus

Join Nellie Elliot, Ulrich curatorial and education intern, for a presentation on Calder’s lifelong love affair with the circus and its history in the United States and Europe. Registration is required.

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