Events

Thursday, September 21, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite: Fall into the Snite

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Snite Fall Into The Snite

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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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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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Art and Architecture Tour (sponsored by the Friends of the Snite Museum)

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Location: Elkhart

Daytime Side

(Please reserve your seat by September 27)

ITINERARY

8:15 AM Board Cardinal bus in Dorr Road lot
(off Route 933, south of WNDU-TV)

8:30 AM Depart campus
9:00 AM Arrive Elkhart (Indiana), divide into two touring groups

9:15 AM
group a | Tour Beardsley House, then Ruthmere Museum

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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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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Fall Family Night @ the Snite

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Ghosts and goblins are welcome at the Museum the week before Halloween. Join us for a frighteningly fun family evening filled with more treats than tricks. Enjoy festive art making, trick-or-treating in the galleries, a Halloween-themed dance party, and refreshments for all.  Costumes are encouraged!…

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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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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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