The 38th annual Faulkner & Yoknapatapha Conference opens Sunday with a reception for “Fauklner’s Geographies: A Photographic Journey” at 1 to 3 p.m. at the University Museum where 35 photographs with Faulkner as their subject will be on display through Oct. 1. (July 15, 2011, Page 1B)
OXFORD TOWN – The complexities of space and place, borders impenetrable or porous, will be explored at the 38th annual Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference, scheduled July 17-21 at the University of Mississippi. Page 11 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has information about the 38th Annual Faulkner Conference to be held at Ole Miss beginning this Sunday. (July 14, 2011, Page 11)
Could William Faulkner and his writing be the anti-tweet? That’s quite likely, but it doesn’t mean that Faulkner’s not moving up in this age of electronic communication. News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a closer look at Mr. Bill and some of his work as Oxford gets set to host this year’s Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference. (July 8, 2011, Page 4A)
OXFORD TOWN – Back by popular demand, the Oxford Art Crawl returns as a regular summer event and everyone’s invited. Featured stops on Tuesday, June 28, will include Gallery 130, the Powerhouse, the University Museum and several other venues. Page 5 in this week’s edition of Oxford Town has full details about the event the Oxford just couldn’t get enough of. (June 23, 2011, Page 5)
OXFORD TOWN – In what is being billed as a “very important” art exhibition, the University of Mississippi Museum is featuring nationally recognized artist Valerie Jaudon’s “White” exhibit. Jaudon’s work can be viewed through July 2 at the museum. An artist’s reception will be held tonight (Thursday, April 14) from 5-7 p.m. Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete details about the artist who’s causing a buzz around the Ole Miss campus. (April 14, 2011, Page 9)
On Saturday, Lafayette County resident Janice Carr will get to show off her mother’s quilts during a one-day celebration of quilts made by local American-American woman at the University Museum. (April 1, 2011, Page 1B)
OXFORD TOWN – Words and music between a world-class pianist and a renowned artist come together in a lively discussion next Wednesday. The University of Mississippi Museum presents “An Evening with Bruce Levingston and Robert Storr” at 7 p.m. on Jan. 19 at Nutt Auditorium. Turn to page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town to get information on this unique fusion of art coming to Ole Miss next week. (January 13, 2011, Page 7)
How does Greek drama resonate today? Surrounded by world-class artifacts from ancient Greece and Rome, join the University of Mississippi Museum for Aquila Theatre’s production of “Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives.” This public performance will include readings from Homer’s “Odyssey,” Sophocles’ “Ajax,” Euripidies’ “Herakles” and “Trojan Women,” and Aeschylus’ “Persians.” The free performance will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 13 at the University of Mississippi Museum, and is open to the public. (November 5, 2010)
Details of a new nonprofit day program, Memory Makers, for victims of dementia were unveiled Tuesday during a ceremony at the University Museum in honor of World Alzheimer’s Day.
The respite care program will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in the First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. The cost is $20 a day.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. (September 22, 2010, Page 1)
Whose art are artists watching? Find out by attending the second and final Artists on Art lecture at the University of Mississippi Museum. This series is presented by artists will examine contemporary influence in context with his or her own work. Bring a lunch, and bring a friend!
September 30: Lou Haney, Painter and Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Mississippi Department of Art. Haney graduated cum laude from Rhodes College in Memphis with a BA in Art with a Studio Concentration. Lou received an MFA in Painting from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Lou’s work has been exhibited at the museum in 2010, and has had solo exhibitions in California, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and Virginia, and her work has been juried into several national exhibitions.
The University of Mississippi Museum is located at University Avenue and Fifth Street in Oxford. For more information, contact Laura Parkinson at email@example.com or the University of Mississippi Museum at by calling (662) 915-7073.
(September 19, 2010)