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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. October 29, 2013
  
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
A Public Exhibition of the Bamboo Musical Instruments from Yunnan, China (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus - Hatfield Library

Introduction to the Exhibition on the Bamboo Musical Instruments from Yunnan, China: Bamboo was one of the eight types of materials for musical instruments in China over three thousand years ago. Bamboo musical instruments have been essential not only to the elite music, but also to the folk music in China. In the ethnically diverse Southwestern region in Yunnan, China, bamboo musical instruments are also historically and culturally associated with different ethnic groups. This exhibition displays the diverse creativity in making bamboo musical instruments in Yunnan, and demonstrates the continuity of the local culture in this global age.
Event Image Exhibition | "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth" | Aug. 31 - Dec. 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

This exhibition showcases 64 ancient works, created between 6000 B.C. – 500 B.C. in the Fertile Crescent, an area stretching from Turkey to Iran, often called “the cradle of civilization.” This exhibition will be the sole venue for this important collection of cultural treasures drawn from over 20 distinguished collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibition explores the art of the Babylonians, Israelites, Persians and other ancient Near Eastern people and cultures.

Full Exhibition Information: 
www.willamette.edu/go/ancient
Event Image Exhibition | "David Roberts: Travels in the Holy Land" | Aug. 10 - Dec. 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

David Roberts (1796-1864) was a Scottish painter who traveled to the Near East in the late 1830s and produced a series of bound, hand-colored lithographs of Egypt and the Holy Land in the 1840s from sketches made during his travels. These folios provided Europeans, and eventually Americans, with their first views of the exotic Orient, changing forever their vision of Egypt and the Middle East. This small exhibition features several of Roberts’ prints.

Full Exhibition Description:
www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma
Event Image Gallery Talk | "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth"
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Join museum docent Jane d'Entremont for a guided tour of the "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth" exhibition.

Full Exhibition Information:
www.willamette.edu/go/ancient
Event Image Master Class for Strings with Bayla Keyes
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

Master Class for strings with Bayla Keyes. 

This event is free and open to the public. 
The Arts of Ethnic Dressing in Yunnan, China
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM

*WU Campus - Eaton Hall

This presentation introduces the material, decoration, style, and art in making ethnic dresses, and discusses the artistic and cultural meanings of the ethnic dressing in Yunnan, China. Ms. Li Yang is Director of the Department of Exhibition, Yunnan Nationalities Museum, Yunnan, China. Trained as a historian and ethnologists, Ms. Yang graduated from the Minzu (Nationalities) University of China. She has organized dozens of exhibitions on various topics in China and abroad. Specialized in the studies of ethnic dressing in Yunnan, Ms. Yang has over 20 publications on the dressing of Chinese minority nationalities.
Event Image Film Series | "Appointment with Death"
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Step into Agatha Christie's archaeologically inspired murder mysteries with this film series which is being shown in conjunction with the "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth" exhibition at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art. 

Appointment with Death
While accompanying her husband on an archaeological dig in Syria in 1937, overbearing, abusive Lady Boynton is found stabbed to death. Hercule Poirot investigates (color, 80 minutes).

This lecture is presented in conjunction with the "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth" exhibition at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art.   

Full Exhibition Details
www.willamette.edu/go/ancient
Event Image Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series, Bayla Keyes, violin
7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

Violinist Bayla Keyes, described by critics as a “charismatic soloist of expressive generosity and technical elan,” will bring her extraordinary musicianship and electric ensemble playing to the opening concert of this year’s Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series. Keyes has worked with many of the most renowned and beloved violin pedagogues of the 20th century — including Oscar Shumsk, Josef Gingold and Ivan Galamian. She will perform a varied and challenging program which will feature the unique and rarely played Unaccompanied Sonata for Violin by Sergei Prokofiev; the highly characteristic Sonata for Violin and Piano by Aaron Copland; and the monumental Brahms Sonata no. 3 in D Minor for Piano and Violin. Willamette faculty member Jean-David Coen will perform as pianist at this program.

Tickets are $23 for Adults, $18 for Willamette Faculty and Staff with ID, $8 for Students with ID, and $5 for Willamette Students with ID.

Tickets for the whole season (3 concerts) are $60 for Adults and $50 for Willamette Faculty and Staff with ID.

More information can be found online at www.willamette.edu/arts/goudyartistseries
Event Image Weekly Bible Study
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

*WU Campus - Montag Center

Students studying the Bible and seeking to apply it to our daily lives

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