Events

Thursday, September 21, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite: Fall into the Snite

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Prepare for the Fall Equinox—a day when cultures around the world celebrate the harvest and the first day of fall.  Learn what happens to the planet during the equinox from Michiana Astronomical Society member Ruth Craft.  Savor the flavors of the season with a fall feast prepared by Chef Michele from Thyme of Grace.  Share your gratitude for the summer experiences you “harvested” on the Gratitude Wall.  Discover works of art with seasonal themes and find your balance doing Tai Chi in the galleries with Brother Raymond Papenfuss.…

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

St. John's Bible Concert

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

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This multi-disciplinary performance will provide audiences with a sustained meditation on the Incarnation of the Word of God through a combination of live music, dance, Scripture, and the illuminations of The Saint John’s Bible. Volumes of the St. John’s Bible will be on display for viewing in the concourse. Tickets available through the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

"Cycles of Life": Mindfulness Meditation in the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park

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Location: Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park

The Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park reopens this fall with the exhibition theme of “Reclaiming Our Nature,” and this series of mindfulness meditation programs will draw on the physical nature of the space and our human nature to practice being present through awakening our senses. Meditation teacher and research professor Deirdre Guthrie will lead all three thematic sessions exploring our own inner landscapes of well-being as we engage with sacred symbols of art, nature, and our own deeply interwoven selves.…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Public Reception for African Gallery Opening

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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The official public opening event will take place on October 6, from 4–6:30 p.m., with remarks in the Annenberg Auditorium from 4:15–5 p.m.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Outdoor Mindfulness Meditation: "The Elements"

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Location: Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park

The Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park reopens this fall with the exhibition theme of “Reclaiming Our Nature,” and this series of mindfulness meditation programs will draw on the physical nature of the space and our human nature to practice being present through awakening our senses. Meditation teacher and research professor Deirdre Guthrie will lead all three thematic sessions exploring our own inner landscapes of well-being as we engage with sacred symbols of art, nature, and our own deeply interwoven selves.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Lecture: "The Visual Politics of Labor: Ben Shahn and the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1937–1947"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Snite Ciolecture

Frances K. Pohl, Reynolds '56 Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Art History, Pomona College.

The American artist Ben Shahn created graphic art for the newly formed Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) from 1937 to 1947, including posters for the Steelworkers Organizing Committee in the late 1930s and for the CIO’s Political Action Committee (CIO

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite/ Artist Talk: "Identity, Representation, and Transformation"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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“Once you can see beyond the obvious, you’re in a whole new way of living.”

-Willie Cole

 

This artist talk is in conjunction with Cole’s exhibition Making Everything Out of Anything. Cole uses everyday household objects—irons, ironing boards, women’s shoes, hair dryers, bicycle parts—to create works that explore African-American history, consumerism, economics, contemporary politics, gender, and race.  He has been referred to as an  “urban archaeologist,” for exploring universal and cultural concepts through these common, often discarded materials.…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "Intimate Objects of Beauty and Faith"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Charles Rosenberg

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Film: "Between Earth and Sky"

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Location: Eck Visitor Center

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Alaska has been the source of myth and legend in the imagination of Americans for centuries, and what was once the last frontier of American expansion, has become the first frontier in climate change. Between Earth and Sky examines climate change through the lens of impacts to native Alaskans, receding glaciers, and arctic soil. The island of Shishmaref has been home to the Inupiaq people for thousands of years. As sea ice retreats and coastal storms increase the people of Shishmaref are faced with a disappearing island and a 200 million dollar price tag to move their people with an untold cost on their culture and history.…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite (Film and Gallery Conversation): "An Evening with Rembrandt"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Step into the 17th century and into the life of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, one of the greatest artists of all time during this evening exploring his work, his world, and the exhibition Rembrandt’s Religious Prints: the Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art.

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Film: "Fukushima Mon Amour"

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Location: Browning Cinema

Fukushima Mon Amour

This drama from director/screenwriter Doris Dörrie was shot in black and white in the Fukushima region of Japan shortly after the triple disaster event that ravaged the nation in 2011. The story follows a young German woman named Marie (Rosalie Thomass) who travels to Fukushima with the foreign aid organization Clowns4Help to try and cheer up the residents living near the site of a nuclear meltdown. At first, the trip is not what Marie was expecting, but she soon finds a purpose by helping Satomi (Kaori Momoi), the last geisha living in Fukushima, piece her life back together.…

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