The University Museum presents a brown bag lecture by Lou Haney, Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Mississippi, on Thursday, March 4, at noon. The public is invited to attend. The artist will discuss her past and present work, as well as some contemporary artists to consider. The talk will be about the journey “from college to Oxford, with a little New York and L.A. thrown in.” The University Museum is located at the intersection of University Avenue and Fifth Street and is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information visit www.olemiss.edu/museum or call (662) 915–7073. For assistance related to a disability call (662) 915-7084. (March 1, 2010)
Bozarts Gallery at 403 Main Street in Water Valley hosts “Long Time Coming,” featuring the work of Cynthia Buob, Adrienne Brown-David and Katherine Strause, March 5-April 3.
The exhibit commemorates the Civil Rights Act of March 1964 which outlawed segregation. The show features many images and themes related to and inspired by civil rights struggles in the South and African-American life, past and present. Opening reception is Friday, March 5, from 6-9 p.m. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. (March 1, 2010)
A sampler of Oxford’s visual and performing arts, featuring a performance by Oxford Ballet Company; three improv plays by LaffCo; a poetry reading by Danielle Sellers and Mark Adamec; visual arts exhibits by Oxford artists and interactive visual arts by Chandra Williams; music by The Sleeping Bulls, and from the Oxford Songwriters Association: Jon Michael McLeod, Anne Le Gall and Mark Van Boeing. Saturday, March 6, from 7-9 p.m. at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. Admission is $10. (February 26, 2010)
An art exhibit featuring folk art by Bob Coleman will show in the Powerhouse auditorium, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free to the public. (February 26, 2010)
Solo exhibition featuring the work of William Andrews, director of the University Museums and Historic Houses, and adjunct professor of art at the University of Mississippi. For more information, contact the Department of Art, 116 Meek Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, 662-915-7193. (February 25, 2010)