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4/17: Art Up Close

“Art in the Landscape: Traditions in Sculpture Garden Design” and the Nath Sculpture Garden will be the focus of the Art Up Close! program scheduled for Tuesday, April 17.

Presented by Peter M. Butler, associate professor and extension specialist in landscape architecture and director of the School of Design and Community Development in the Davis College, the program begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Museum Education Center Grand Hall and is free and open to the public.

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3/28 Lunchtime Looks: Shoji Satake

This month’s Lunchtime Looks at the Art Museum of WVU will be presented by Shoji Satake, associate professor in the School of Art and Design and the coordinator of the Ceramics program. He will discuss the newly opened ceramics exhibition “Flowing Beyond Heaven and Earth:  Chinese Master Ceramists,” currently on view in the upper gallery. 

This program begins at 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 28. Art enthusiasts are encouraged to bring their lunch to the museum and converse with other participants. At 12:20 p.m., the group will move to the upper gallery for the in-depth look at the new ceramics exhibitions. Audience members will have a chance to ask questions and comment on the works of art 

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3/20 Art Up Close!: Jeff Greenham

The Art Museum of West Virginia University will host its next Art Up Close! At 5:30 p.m. March 20.

The program, “How It Was Made,” will be presented by ceramicist Jeff Greenham, associate professor of art and associate dean and art department coordinator for Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts.

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New exhibitions at Art Museum of WVU to feature ceramics

The Art Museum of West Virginia University will unveil two new exhibitions in their galleries during an opening reception at 6 p.m. March 2.

“Flowing Beyond Heaven and Earth” examines the dynamic interplay between millennia of tradition and recent years of rapid innovation. Chinese artist and curator Xiaoping Luo writes, “In Chinese contemporary ceramics, twined streams of heritage and innovation flow together to form a mighty river.”

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2/28: Lunchtime Looks

WVU students, faculty and staff, and the general public are invited to bring a brown bag lunch to the Museum Education Center Grand Hall at noon and meet with other art enthusiasts to enjoy their midday meal. At 12:20 p.m., the group will move to the gallery for a closer look at three of the artworks in the exhibition. The session ends by 1:00 p.m., so that those who need to return to their offices will have time. Anyone who can’t come for the entire lunch hour is welcome to meet the group in the museum at 12:30 p.m. for the art presentation only. 

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