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Senior Wednesday: Empty Bowls at the Kansas Food Bank

Senior Wednesday: Empty Bowls at the Kansas Food Bank

Tonight is Senior Wednesday, and the Ulrich is taking the program to the Kansas Food Bank to learn about how it serves our community in the fight against hunger. Brenda Lichman will be on hand to share information about this season’s Empty Bowls campaign, and how you can have fun while helping those in need.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19
10:00 A.M. Refreshments | 10:30 Program Begins
Kansas Food Bank
1919 E. Douglas Ave
Senior Wednesday: Empty Bowls at the Kansas Food Bank

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Cinema Alfresco is Friday

Cinema Alfresco is Friday

This Friday, gather under the night sky and explore the films of India with Tallgrass Cinema Alfresco: Spotlight on East Indian Cinema. The Ulrich has partnered with the WSU President’s Office and the Tallgrass Film Festival to present 3 Idiots, a comedy about college friends bucking the flailing education system.

Admission is free and open to the public. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic dinners.

Offered in conjunction with POSTDATE: Photography and Inherited History in India and co-sponsored by the WSU Office of the President and Tallgrass Film Festival.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21
8:30 P.M.
WSU Duerksen Amphitheatre
TALLGRASS CINEMA ALFRESCO: Spotlight on East Indian Cinema
Rain location: C.A.C. Theater

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Tom Otterness Makin’ Hay at WSU

Tom Otterness Makin' Hay at WSU

Join the Ulrich Museum in celebrating the installation of the Tom Otterness group sculpture Makin’ Hay, located at the intersection of Mike Oatman Drive and Perimeter Road. Festivities will include live music by the Haymakers and light refreshments.

Makin’ Hay features three sculptures, each about 15 feet tall and made of hay and steel and will be on loan to the Ulrich from the Alturas Foundation through the summer of 2017. Originally created in 2002, Makin’ Hay is a well-traveled installation, with previous appearances at Stanford University and most recently at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27
11 A.M.-Noon
Makin’ Hay Celebration
Mike Oatman Drive and Perimeter Road
Rain location: All American Club at Eck Stadium

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Art for Your Ears: The Calamity Cubes!

Add MediaSArt for Your Ears: The Calamity Cubes!

The Art For Your Ears Outdoor Concert Series is ending the season with a bang! Take in the scenery of the WSU campus while the Calamity Cubes! share their tales of traveling and life lessons hard-learned. With hard driving banjo, upright bass, and acoustic guitar, the Calamity Cubes! push boundaries by blending traditional country, folk and bluegrass with the fire of an 80s punk band. Light refreshments provided.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
7-9 P.M.
Art For Your Ears
The Calamity Cubes!

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See India in a Whole New Way

See India in a Whole New Way

Join the Ulrich Museum of Art in celebrating the opening of the exhibition POSTDATE: Photography and Inherited History in India. Experience a colorful evening filled with the cultural influences of India in art, music, food, and dance.

The contemporary South Asian artists in this exhibition take history into their own hands. They mine the uneasy legacy of photography in India and reach back in time to engage in artistic conversation with historical photography.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
7-9 P.M.
Fall Opening Reception

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Experience the 20th Faculty Biennial before it’s gone

Experience the 20th Faculty Biennial

Featuring the world class faculty of the WSU School of Art, Design and Creative Industries, museum patrons have consistently remarked that this is one of the best biennial’s presented by the Ulrich. The 20th Faculty Biennial is on view through August 23. Collectively, this faculty has too many accomplishments to list, but notable recent headlines include faculty participating and organizing international biennial exhibitions in Havana, Cuba and Asunción, Paraguay.

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