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Monday, July 28, 2014

University of Mississippi Museum

Chinese Ceramics displayed at UM Museum

OXFORD TOWN – The University of Mississippi Museum examines ancient Chinese ceramics and the culture of their time with its latest exhibition, “On the Silk Road and the High Seas: Chinese Ceramics, Culture and Commerce,” which will be on display from now through Aug. 4. Coinciding with the exhibition, the museum will host a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, featuring Virginia L. Bower (pictured here). Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete details. (January 26, 2012, Page 7)

Art au naturel

OXFORD LIVING — They may not be the kinds of pieces you expect to find in an art museum, but if you’re looking for relics of Southern roots, it doesn’t get any more pure than this. The work of untrained African-American artists from Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama is on display now through May 7 at the University of Mississippi Museum. For event details, click here(March 26, 2010, Page 1B)

Southern Folk Art: Learning From the Self-Taught

An exhibit of works by untrained African-American artists from Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama is on display now through May 7 at the University of Mississippi Museum. The opening event is set for Tuesday, March 30, featuring a lecture by Esther Sparks, visiting assistant professor of art history.

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Exhibit reception: Amy Wilson

Drawings, paintings and handmade books by acclaimed artist Amy Wilson will be on display at the University of Mississippi Museum this spring. An opening reception, sponsored by Lenora’s Restaurant, is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, at Fifth Street and University Avenue. (March 19, 2010, Page 8B)

Exhibit: ‘The space between us’

OXFORD TOWN – The Jersey City-based artist Amy Wilson is slated to visit Oxford at the opening reception for her exhibit at the University Museum on Tuesday, March 23, from 5-7 p.m. Her exhibit is entitled “The space between us.” Oxford Town writer Alexander McAdams gets the scoop on Wilson’s art and reception straight from the curator of the University Museum William Andrews. (March 11, 2010, Page 10)

Brown Bag Lecture: Lou Haney

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)

University Museum volunteer orientation

The University Museum is kicking off its volunteer program with an orientation at the Museum on Tuesday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. During this introductory meeting, attendees will learn about the various volunteer opportunities, from educational programming to visitor services. Individuals interested in volunteering should contact Holly Bethune at 915-7205 or bethune@olemiss.edu(March 1, 2010)

Lou Haney exhibit

February-March 6 at the University Museum, exhibit featuring artist Lou Haney. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sunday and Monday. For more information call 662-915-7073. (February 26, 2010)

This week in Education

BRIEFS — University Museum’s early-release day program to teach first- through 12th-graders about world holidays; the Oxford School District is one of 25 mini-grant recipients from the National Center for Safe Routes to Schools; Science Saturdays continue at University Museum; locals named to Delta State honor roll. (January 19, 2010, Page 8)

‘Absurd, funny, weird, sarcastic and sincere’

OXFORD TOWN — That’s how local artist and UM assistant art professor Lou Haney describes her eclectic mix of works, on exhibit starting next Tuesday at the University of Mississippi Museum. A reception for the artist is set for Jan. 26. (January 7, 2010, Page 8-9)

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