Educator and curator Namita Gupta Wiggers will discuss an important pivot in arts education in the 1930s and 40s exemplified by the ceramics of artist and WSU alumnus Betty Feves from 5–6 p.m on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
The first program is a live event in the museum galleries from 1–4 p.m. Ichikawa will also give a talk about her work via Zoom from 5–6 p.m.
Hardesty is well-known in the museum community for his long-standing work with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane as well as curating public art projects for The Washington State Arts Commission.
The statewide effort is part of a new $150,000 program funded by The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation and facilitated through Jordan Schnitzer Museums of Art to promote greater understanding and healing.
Washington State College President Ernest O. Holland was able to acquire close to 100 artworks that eventually became a founding collection for the future university’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.
Over the course of 30 days, 30 paintings will be highlighted, starting Tuesday, May 26. Viewers will find in depth stories from the museum curator and collection experts about select artworks from the exhibition.
“Ambiente432” consists of 12 motion-responsive resonator horns suspended from the ceiling and organized in strategic configurations. It was created specifically for WSU by the ground-breaking composer and sculptor Trimpin.
Join On the Boards Executive Director Betsey Brock and Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Executive Director Robin Held for a screening of Teatro Línea de Sombra’s performance “Amarillo,” with an introduction by Brock about the innovative platform OtB.tv.
On view at the museum from Aug. 27 to March 14, the exhibition features unique prints of extraordinary complexity from the renowned American artist Polly Apfelbaum.
On view at the museum from Aug. 20-Dec. 14, this five-channel video work is a meditation on humankind’s strained relationship with nature, where forces of good and evil vie for control of the land.