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Thank You

Thank You

For the final entry of my first quarter at DU it is wonderful to announce that the Thompson opening reception was a huge success and the show is fabuloso! Thank you to everyone that came out last Thursday evening.  Our guest curators were busy all night explaining Thompson and his development as a Modern artist...

November 19, 2009December 3, 2019
Interview with the Thompson Curating Team

Interview with the Thompson Curating Team

The team during the Opening Reception in front of the mural display From left to right: Sarah Mills, Kirsten Nicholas, Molly Nuanes, This year our North Gallery has been handed over to Dan’s Curatorial Practicum class.  Over the last nine weeks students have learned the different aspects of creating an exhibition—choosing a theme, selecting and...

November 11, 2009December 3, 2019
Whistle while you work: Countdown to Thompson

Whistle while you work: Countdown to Thompson

Student curators Kirsten Nicholas (pictured above), Molly Nuanes, and Sarah Mills have been busy bees in the gallery this past week.  Yesterday they learned the art of hanging as the countdown to Thompson continues. Hanging for a show is not as simple as Kirsten makes it look!  There was a lot of math, measuring, and...

November 10, 2009December 3, 2019
Photo Shoot in the South Gallery Today

Photo Shoot in the South Gallery Today

As I sit here writing to you all, the works featured in the upcoming John Edward Thompson exhibition are being photographed by Bill O’Connor. The photographs will be published in the accompanying catalog for the exhibition opening on November 12th in our South Gallery. Thompson (b. 1882) was a pioneering artist who served on the...

October 13, 2009December 3, 2019