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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. September 28, 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Event Image Exhibition | Jan Zach: Works on Paper | July 30 - October 23
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Explore the drawings, sketch books, and sculpture maquettes created by the late University of Oregon professor Jan Zach (1914-1986). Curated by HFMA collection curator Jonathan Bucci, the exhibition will draw from the museum’s extensive collection of Zach’s art, and from the Pacific Northwest Artist Archive housed at Willamette University’s Hatfield Library.

Zach was born in Slany, Czechoslovakia and came to the United States via Brazil and Victoria, BC to teach sculpture at the University of Oregon for 20 years. As a practicing artist, Zach explored themes of light and movement in nature.  

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Event Image Exhibition | Russell Childers: Oregon Outsider | July 30 - October 23
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Russell Childers (1915-1998) was a self-taught wood carver whose themes focused on memories of his mother, childhood, animals, important historical figures, Western imagery, and his life at Oregon Fairview Home in Salem, where he lived for 39 years. Organized by collection curator Jonathan Bucci, the exhibition will feature 25 wood sculptures on loan from public and private collections throughout the western United States.

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Event Image Exhibition | Strange and Wonderful: American Folk Art... | Sept 17 - Dec. 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Strange and Wonderful: American Folk Art from the Willem and Diane Volkersz Collection

Willem and Diane Volkersz of Bozeman, Montana have collected folk and outsider art since the mid-1970s, amassing an extensive collection over the past 40 years. Organized by director John Olbrantz under the guidance of the Volkersz’, this exhibition features 108 objects by 32 artists that reflect the breadth and scope of this remarkable collection. Included in the exhibition are paintings, sculptures, drawings, ceramics, textiles, and mixed media works by self-taught and outsider artists such as the Rev. Howard Finster, Arthur Frenchy, Robert E. Smith, and Sarah Taylor, among many others. 

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MBA for Professionals Salem Prospective Student Lunch and Learn
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Off Campus - Downtown Salem

Our lunch and learn events provide a small and personalized way in learning more about the Willamette MBA for Professionals program. We cap these meetings to 3 guests to ensure that we can also learn more about your career and educational goals. During the lunch, a representative will provide you with program details like, curriculum, scholarship and discount opportunities and ways the MBA can be a fit for you, as a working professional.
Study Abroad General Information Session (attend one)
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

*WU Campus - Eaton Hall

This session is for students interested in all WU sponsored study abroad programming for summer 2017, fall 2017 and spring 2018. You must attend ONE general information session before scheduling one-on-one advising with an advisor in the OIE. We encourage all students who are considering study abroad (even if you aren't sure yet!) to come and learn more about researching programs, finding scholarships and the application process.
Event Image The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Off Campus - Elsinore Theatre

The Willamette community is invited to a public screening of the Emmy-nominated documentary, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till. Award-winning filmmaker, Keith Beauchamp, will be on hand for a Q&A session immediately following the screening. 

This film, which brings to light new evidence and never before-seen testimony, compelled the FBI to reopen the fifty-year old murder investigation of a fourteen-year-old black boy whose death helped spark the largest movement for social and political change in our nation's history.
Poi Club Meeting & Casual Performance
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

*WU Campus - Outside

Poi club will gather for our weekly meeting and casual performance of fire spinning. Everyone is welcome.

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