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Senior Wednesday: Meet Vivian Zavataro

November 2, 2022
Senior Wednesday: Meet Vivian Zavataro

The Ulrich is excited to welcome our new Executive and Creative Director Vivian Zavataro, who started at the museum on Oct. 17. Vivian is a museologist who specializes in contemporary art, community engagement, and art mediation. Her goal is to facilitate interaction between art and the public. Diversity, inclusion, and creativity are essential aspects of […]

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September 2, 2022
Senior Wednesday | Josh Cornett: Investigating Myths of the West

Stev Overstreet Curatorial Intern Josh Cornett discusses his experience working on our current exhibition, Myths of the West: Narrating Stories of the Land and People through Wichita Art Collections. If you’re curious about the research and preparation that goes into creating an exhibition, or just want to learn more about works featured in the new […]

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July 7, 2022
New ShiftSpace Gallery Manager Jefferson Godard

10:00 A.M. Reception | 10:30 A.M. Program. Meet Jefferson Godard, a contemporary curator, gallery director, educator, trained architect, and now the new Gallery Manager for ShiftSpace at Wichita State University. Prior to joining WSU, Godard was a Curator at the Salina Art Center, and from 2012 to 2020; and Founder and Director of Aspect/Ratio, a […]

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June 9, 2022
'Deep Dive' Gallery Walk

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.

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May 17, 2022
Senior Wednesday | ADCI MFA Graduate Artist Talks

10:00 A.M. Reception | 10:30 A.M. Program. Free and open to all. Please join us in celebrating the School of Art, Design, and Creative Industries 2022 MFA graduates, with artist talks by Tim Stone and Meghan Miller.

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December 7, 2021
Sculpture Walk

10:00 A.M. Refreshments 10:30 A.M. Program. Join the Ulrich docents for a jaunt through the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection and learn about our campus favorites and newest additions.

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December 7, 2021
Ann Resnick: Gallery Walk

10:00 A.M. Refreshments 10:30 A.M. Program. Join artist Ann Resnick as she leads us on a tour of her exhibition Chapter & Verse. This program is free and open to all.

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December 7, 2021
Empty Bowls: Build-a-bowl and Feed the Hungry

UPDATE: This program is being rescheduled to a date in March due to the surge in Omicron variant cases. The new date has yet to be determined. Check this site regularly for updates. 10:00 A.M. Refreshments | 10:30 A.M. Program | 110 Henrion Hall. Join ceramic artist Brenda Lichman in the fight against hunger in our […]

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December 7, 2021
Eva Gartnerová: Shout-out to Audience

UPDATE: This program has been moved to a virtual format only. Registration is required for this free program. Click here to register. How do university art museums work with their audiences around the U.S.? What is the biggest difference between university museums in the Czech Republic and the United States? Eva Gartnerová, visiting Czech Fulbright […]

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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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