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Empty Bowls event raises $17,995 for Facing Hunger Foodbank

The Empty Bowls fundraiser that Marshall University hosted this month in conjunction with several Huntington organizations raised a record-breaking $17,995 for the Facing Hunger Foodbank. The amount included $15,520 made from selling bowls created by Marshall ceramics students and other volunteers, along with $2,475 raised in the event’s silent auction. Continue reading “Empty Bowls event raises $17,995 for Facing Hunger Foodbank”

Juliet Art Museum to host Student Collaborative Exhibition

Students enrolled in Marshall University’s ART 481, Special Topics: Museum Curatorial Practice, course have collaborated with the Juliet Art Museum at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, to create the exhibition, recollection. This exhibition will open during Art After Dark, planned for 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, following the Downtown Charleston Art Walk.  The opening reception will include free admission to the Juliet Art Museum and the opportunity to meet and discuss the exhibition with students, faculty and Clay Center staff. Continue reading “Juliet Art Museum to host Student Collaborative Exhibition”

Huntington Area Art Society discussion to feature ‘Page to Stage’

Marshall University’s School of Art and Design will present a talk with Theatre Professor Mike Murphy at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave. in Huntington.

Murphy’s talk is titled "Page to Stage," walking through the process of reading a play and researching it, then scale drawing and painting a full-size backdrop for a theatre production. Continue reading “Huntington Area Art Society discussion to feature ‘Page to Stage’”

Art students to warm up downtown Huntington with crochet

Marshall University art students will create a public art project in downtown Huntington that showcases their crocheting techniques while celebrating love this Valentine holiday.

The students are learning textile construction techniques in class with Associate Professor Miyuki Akai Cook, who assigned a "yarn bomb" project, similar to graffiti with yarn, using traditional methods such as knitting and crochet. Continue reading “Art students to warm up downtown Huntington with crochet”

Marshall, Huntington Area Art Society to present photography of Ariel Wilson

The Marshall University School of Art and Design will present a Huntington Area Art Society discussion featuring photographer Ariel Wilson at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at The Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave.

Wilson, a visiting assistant professor of photography, will reflect on her ongoing body of work, in which she explores the use of value to define boundaries, plays with the limits of human perception, and experiments with photographic technologies. Continue reading “Marshall, Huntington Area Art Society to present photography of Ariel Wilson”