Saturday, April 22, 2017, 1:30-3 p.m.
Earth Day Open House in The Meadow
Come celebrate Earth Day with a visit to the Meadow and botany-based art activities. Reservations are not required but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday, April 6, 5:30 p.m.
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, UMB Theater
2017 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print artist, Jason Scuilla, will talk about his work and innovative printmaking technique. Reception to follow.
The Friends of the Beach Museum of Art (FOBMA) commissions a limited-edition print by a recognized Kansas artist for sale to Friends and the public each year. Kansas State University’s Friends of Art started the gift print program in 1934.
The 2017 Gift Print by Jason Scuilla is available for purchase for $200, pictured top right. Friends who give at the annual $100 level and above receive a 25 percent discount. For more information, call 785-532-7718 or email email@example.com. For information on becoming a Friend of the museum call 785-532-7718 or go to beach.k-state.edu.
This program is in conjunction with the exhibition “Porta Magica: Jason Scuilla” on view March 14 – July 1, 2017.
April 4, 5:30 p.m.
Reception to follow at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Join us at 2:30 on April 4 or April 12 at 12:30, in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery in the K-State Student Union for a gallery talk with Beach Museum of Art Curator Aileen Wang.
St. Louis-based artist Damon Davis created his “All Hands on Deck” series during the demonstrations in Ferguson, MO, after the police shooting of Michael Brown. Davis saw a symbol of unity in the raised hands of fellow protesters. He has written:
The “All Hands On Deck” project is an ode to that diverse collective dedicated to protecting our human rights, no matter race, age or gender. “All Hands On Deck” is our charge – a call of action to stand with those who stand for us all.
A few months later Davis received wide attention on the internet with his essay, “In the Face of White Male Privilege Run Amok, A Plea for Artistic Responsibility,” written in response to an exhibition displayed at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Davis will speak and show an excerpt from his latest film.
Reception to follow at the Beach Museum of Art.
Organized by the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art in partnership with the K-State Black Student Union. Co-sponsored by K-State Department of Art and funded in part by the SGA Fine Arts Fee; Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies, K-State Libraries; and Department of American Ethic Studies.
All Hands On Deck, K-State Edition will be on display in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery in the K-State Student Union April 4-14, 2017.
Learn more about Damon and his projects on his website.