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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Monday, March 2, 2015

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Byzantine Iconography
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A demonstration of Egg tempera and gold leaf. The artist demonstration will include techniques and materials used throughout the Byzantine Empire including Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Russia. Faculty presenters/participants: Serena Pandos, Artist.

Fee: Free
Contact: Alberto Kernz, (956) 665-3480
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Place: VABL
Location: Visual Arts Gallery, Visual Arts Building, Closner St.
Special: For special accommodations, please contact Alberto Kernz at (956)665-3480.

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The Challenges of Uniting Communities: Lessons from History
04:15 PM - 05:30 PM
A round table discussion that addresses issues such as the Cuba-U.S. relations, race relations in the aftermath of the Civil War, the practice of law in the early Mexican borderlands, and white resistance to the civil rights movement in the American Midwest. Faculty presenters/participants: Friederike Bruehoefener, Brent Campney, Linda English, Bonnie Lucero, and Jamie Starling.

Fee: Free
Contact: Friederike Bruehoefener, (956) 665-3561
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Place: EDUC
Location: Borderlands, EDUC 3.204
Special: For special accommodations, please contact Elizabeth Salinas at (956)665-3561.

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An Artist’s Talk
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
On the importance of art for the individual and society, what it will take to be a commercial success as an artist including some of the business aspects, challenges and realities, the power of life as an artist from a very personal standpoint and some of the challenges, What it takes to succeed, (Mind set). The rewards of artistic expression. Copies of his book "Celebration of Spirit" will be given to student attendees. Faculty presenters/participants: Kirk Clark, Artist.

Fee: Free
Contact: Alberto Kernz, (956) 665-3480
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Place: VABL
Location: Visual Arts Gallery, Visual Arts Building, Closner St.
Special: For special accommodations, please contact Alberto Kernz at (956)665-3480.

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UTPA Symphony Orchestra
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Conductor Dr. Peter Dabrowski with the UTPA Symphony Orchestra present an exciting concert featuring the works of Rossini, Bach, and Schubert with Dr. Haysun Kang, guest pianist from Loyola University, Chicago.

Fee: Free
Contact: Peter Dabrowski, (956) 665-2175
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Place: LIBR
Location: Library Auditorium 1201
Special: For special accommodations, please contact Jessica L. Trevino at (956)665-2175.

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Mar/27/15

Journey Stories, a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Journey Stories, a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution will be on display at in the Library Shary Room from February 17 - March 27, 2015 on Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held February 17 from 4-6 p.m. The theme of the exhibit is immigration, migration, and transportation. Journey Stories has been made possible at UTPA by the Texas State Historical Association. The exhibit is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress.

Location: Shary Room
Fee: Free
Contact: Virginia Haynie Gause, (956) 665-2303
Website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajGkdarLzjY

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Mar/02/15

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Apr/10/15

PATRICIA FABRE
Paintings by visiting artist from Puebla, Mexico; exhibit sponsored by the Mexican Consulate in McAllen, TX. Exhibit will be open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

Location: Charles & Dorothy Clark Gallery
Fee: Free
Contact: Alberto Kernz, (956) 665-3480
Website: www.utpa.edu/art

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Mar/02/15

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Mar/06/15

Journey Stories
Journey Stories, is a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution. Journey Stories are tales of how we and our ancestors came to America – are a central element of our personal heritage. From Native Americans to new American citizens and regardless of our ethnic or racial background, everyone has a story to tell. Our history is filled with stories of people leaving behind everything – families and possessions – to reach a new life in another state, across the continent, or even across an ocean. For more details please contact Virginia Gause at vgause@utpa.edu. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: UTPA Library Shary Room
Fee: Free
Contact: Virginia Gause, (956) 665-2303

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Mar/02/15

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Mar/06/15

“Big Read” Art Exhibit: Into the Beautiful North
The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. This is the third time UTPA has received a Big Read grant, written and coordinated by Dr. Steven Schneider. Book selection: Into the Beautiful North. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library, 1906 South Closner Boulevard, Edinburg, TX 78539
Fee: Free
Contact: Steven Schneider, (956) 665-8775

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