February 8, 2016
By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach and Innovation
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has built a global reputation for 3D printing: alumnus S. Scott Crump helped develop it, and WSU scientists are finding ways to create bones for people, parts for satellites and buildings from Mars dirt.
February 10, 2015
PULLMAN, Wash. – A photographic exhibit about the Elwha River on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is on display for free to the public, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through the semester in the Washington State University Museum of Anthropology in College Hall.
March 31, 2014
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – When we think of World War II heroes, museum curators and archivists aren’t who come to mind. Unless, of course, we’ve seen the box-office hit, “Monuments Men,” based on a true story about a ragtag group of men and women who risked their lives in Europe – not by killing the enemy but by saving art.
May 3, 2007
The Washington State University Museum of Art will exhibit Marilyn Lysohir: High School Portraits, 1968, Good Girls, Sharon Pennsylvania, May 22 – July 21. There will be a public reception for the artist at 6 p.m. May 22 in the museum featuring Linda DiFiore, an operatic performance by University of North Texas regents professor and high school classmate of the artist.Moscow, Idaho, artist Marilyn Lysohir graduated from Sharon Senior High School in Sharon, Pa., in 1968 along with 163 other young women. Between the spring of 2003 and May 2007, Lysohir created 163 nearly life-size busts of her female classmates, using their senior yearbook photographs.Museum … » More …
February 27, 2007
PULLMAN – The Washington State University Museum of Art has been awarded a grant in the amount of $5,000 by the Florence Wasmer Fund for Arts and Culture of Inland Northwest Community Foundation, to be used for the upcoming Sherry Markovitz Retrospective exhibit and publication. The exhibit, curated by the Museum of Art/WSU, will be displayed Feb. 22 –April 12, 2008 and will be accompanied by a full-color trade book also produced by the museum.Chris Bruce, Museum of Art director, believes the grant is a clear indication of how well received the museum’s programs are and the impact they have had on a community searching … » More …
September 1, 2006
Transformation is a common theme in art work, a little less common in art museums. But it is happening at the Museum of Art/WSU, and the change is remarkable. “No question, the level of quality has gone up by orders of magnitude,” said Gene Rosa, a Moscow artist and professor of sociology at WSU. Calling recent exhibits “excellent,” Rosa said he sees a vision for the museum that wasn’t there previously.“There has been innovation,” he said. “Nothing radical, but they’ve taken advantage of the resources they have and used them well.”Chris Bruce, who became director of the museum in 2003, said that is the plan. Instead … » More …
April 12, 2006
WSU1s department of English continues its Spring 2006 Visiting Writer Series with author Gary Gildner on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Museum of Art Gallery.Gildner has published twenty books, including Blue Like the Heavens: New and Selected Poems, Somewhere Geese Are Flying: New and Selected Stories, The Second Bridge (a novel), and The Warsaw Sparks. His book The Bunker in the Parsley Fields won the 1996 Iowa Poetry Prize. He has also received a National Magazine Award for fiction, Pushcart prizes in fiction and nonfiction, the Robert Frost Fellowship, and several other prizes and fellowships. Books and refreshments will be available after … » More …