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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. January 29, 2017
  
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Event Image Exhibition | Figure and Form: African Ceramics from the Keith Achepohl Collection | Nov 5 - Jan 29
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Organized by director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features 17 ceramic vessels from the collection of Keith Achepohl and examines how African potters - who are primarily women - have created unique and innovative ceramic vessels for domestic and ritual use. Made by hand and often fired in the open, these vessels embody an immediacy of form and a deceptive simplicity that reflect a deep understanding of material, process, and embellishment.

FOR MORE EXHIBITION INFORMATION | CLICK HERE |
Event Image Exhibition | Louis Bunce: Dialogue with Modernism | Jan 21 - March 26
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is pleased to present a major retrospective exhibition for Louis Bunce (1907-1983), a legendary Portland painter, printmaker, and teacher who taught at the Museum Art School from 1946 to 1972 and who influenced several generations of Oregon artists. Organized by Professor Emeritus of Art History and Senior Faculty Curator Roger Hull, the exhibition will chronicle the artist’s career over a 57 year period and features 49 paintings drawn from public and private collections throughout the United States.

For more information on this exhibition and related events (reception, lectures and gallergy talks) please visit http://www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2016-17/louis_bunce_dialogue_modernism.html
Event Image Exhibition | Louis Bunce: Works on Paper | Nov 5 - Jan 29
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Louis Bunce was a rising star in American art of the 1940s and 1950s, and his silkscreen prints from this time helped transform what had been a means for mass production advertising into a medium for limited edition fine art printmaking. Organized by professor emeritus and senior faculty curator Roger Hull, the exhibition will feature a range of prints and works on paper from public and private collections that highlight Bunce's accomplishments as a printmaker and is timed to overlap with a major retrospective of Bunce's work which will open in January.

FOR MORE EXHIBITION INFORMATION | CLICK HERE |
Men's Tennis vs. Lewis & Clark
1:00 PM

Salem, Oregon

Men's Tennis on Jan 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM: Lewis & Clark vs. Willamette, Salem, Oregon

Salem Concert Band: Fellini at the Circus
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus
*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

Have you ever wanted to run away to the circus? This is your chance!

The Salem Concert Band, under the baton of conductor John Skelton, takes you along with “Fellini at the Circus,” performed at Willamette University’s Hudson Concert Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center at 3 PM on January 29. Hold onto your seat for a fun afternoon of death defying music.

Step right up as the band performs the North American premiere of Fellini by Johan de Meij. The music captures the spirit of Italian film director Federico Fellini in the setting of a circus. The composer describes this as a piece “for alto saxophone, circus band and wind orchestra.” Let local saxophonist Randy Kem amaze you with his virtuosity, even though it appears that he’s simply clowning around. (Have you ever seen a saxophonist perform while riding a clowncycle? Something truly spectacular to see and hear!) The band will also engage the spirit of Fellini by performing the Symphonic Suite from “La Strada” (The Road) by Nino Rota. This music from Fellini’s 1954 Academy Award winning film captures an excursion by street entertainers (street circus) through the Italian countryside filled with joy and sorrow.

But wait — there’s more! Circus Ring by Paul Hart and The Ringmaster’s March by John Mackey invoke all the pageantry, humor, and animal acts of the circus, with a bit of a twist.

And if you act now, you can also hear not one, but two classic circus marches — The Circus Bee by Henry Fillmore and Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite by Karl King. They alone are worth the price of admission!

Don’t try to sneak under the tent — buy your tickets today! Tickets are $20 reserved seating, $15 general admission, and $5 student general admission. Tickets are available here, by calling 503-362-0485, and at the door.


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