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February 23, 2012

Through the doors of the University of Mississippi Museum stands a vase painted with a scene from the classic Chinese play “Romance of the West Chamber.”

 

Through the doors of the University of Mississippi Museum stands a vase painted with a scene from the classic Chinese play “Romance of the West Chamber.”

The green and red glaze set the stage for the tale of a secret love between a young scholar and a minister’s daughter.

September 26, 2011

Tonight the Oxford Art Crawl is bringing together art and culture, featuring unique works of art from St. Louis, Ocean Springs and University of Mississippi art students.
The art shows change every month. Wayne Andrews, the executive director of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, said a record-setting gallery show is premiering at the Powerhouse at 6 p.m., an hour before the Art Crawl starts. The show, by Katherine Rhodes Fields, mixes parody and 1970s images from Playboy magazine with food and photography that can be scratched and sniffed.

June 22, 2011

 

What was supposed to be a seasonal event has become monthly due to popular demand.

The Oxford Art Crawl kicked off this past March and was set to return in August, but requests have brought it back sooner than expected.

Wayne Andrews, executive director of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, said that the event got a lot of positive feedback and the sponsors and hosts received multiple requests to bring it back early.

March 21, 2011

Oxford will host its first-ever art crawl tonight.

Oxford will host its first-ever art crawl tonight.

The event is sponsored by the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, Oxford Tourism Council and the art venues involved.

It is a collaboration of venues and vendors in the City of Oxford that feature openings and exhibits all on the same night as one coordinated event.

March 9, 2011

Thacker Mountain Radio and the University of Mississippi Museum will work together to provide a night that will showcase both art and literature.

Thacker Mountain Radio and the University of Mississippi Museum will work together to provide a night that will showcase both art and literature.

Thacker Mountain Radio will provide Oxonians with a glimpse into the world of Gee’s Bend, Ala., on March 10 at the Lyric Oxford.

“This event joins the University Museum and Thacker Mountain Radio, two cultural institutions in Oxford that affect our community,” said Ashley Chaffin, University Museum program coordinator.

February 25, 2011

The University of Mississippi Museum is hosting an exhibit on African American soldiers in World War II and their impact on the civil rights movement.

The University of Mississippi Museum is hosting an exhibit on African American soldiers in World War II and their impact on the civil rights movement.

The exhibit in the Skipwith Gallery includes original photographs, prints and cartoons demonstrating the impact of African Americans in Germany during the war.

Placed chronologically on the walls, the pieces take viewers through history, starting with World War II and moving through several major events of the civil rights movement.

February 9, 2011

The Mary Buie Museum opened a new exhibit introducing a variety of quilts from Gee’s Bend, Ala., at the University Museum

The Mary Buie Museum opened a new exhibit introducing a variety of quilts from Gee’s Bend, Ala., at the University Museum.

The quilts arrived on Jan. 11 and will be at the museum until April 2. 

November 10, 2010

This Saturday, Nov. 13th, the University Museum will hold one of its Family Activity days from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. 

 

This Saturday, Nov. 13th, the University Museum will hold one of its Family Activity days from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. 

 

Children and grown-ups alike can take part in creating their own folk art. 

 

November 10, 2010

When thinking of an art exhibition, vibrant antique works of Renoir or thought-provoking modern art of Warhol usually comes to mind. 

 

When thinking of an art exhibition, vibrant antique works of Renoir or thought-provoking modern art of Warhol usually comes to mind. 

 

October 25, 2010

The School Around Us gives “non-traditional” students the opportunity to learn about different professions.

The School Around Us gives “non-traditional” students the opportunity to learn about different professions.

The mission of the program is to provide experiential learning opportunities for students by exposing them to real life vocations as professionals in the field practice those vocations.

October 21, 2010

On Saturday October 23, the Ole Miss Motel will be holding its 4th annual “One Night Stand” art show. 

 

On Saturday October 23, the Ole Miss Motel will be holding its 4th annual “One Night Stand” art show.