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Winter 2017 Events

The Peeler Art Center galleries are proud to present a variety of free programs for students, faculty, staff, and the public each year. These events range from workshops and hands-on demonstrations to lectures and performances. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information about a particular event, including special accommodations, please contact Misti Scott: or 765-658-4336.

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Juried Show: Opening Reception and
Awards Presentation

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 4:15 pm 
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

The Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition features works created by current DePauw students enrolled in studio art courses. The 2017 exhibition is juried by Mr. Malcolm Mobutu Smith, Associate Professor of Ceramics and Director of Graduate Studies at Indiana University.
  Theodore Clement Steele: A Lecture by Rachel Perry
Saturday, February 18, 2017,  1:30 pm 
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

Join author and curator Rachel Perry for a lecture on the life and artwork of Theodore Clement (TC) Steele. Perhaps the most well-known artist of the “Hoosier Group,” Steele created impressionist portraits and landscape paintings from his studio in Nashville, Indiana.
  Lecture and Reception for Georgette Zirbes ’62 
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 4:15pm
Peeler Auditorium

A retrospective exhibition featuring the ceramic works of Georgette Zirbes ’62, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor Emerita at the University of Michigan School of Art & Design.
  Curator Bowie Zunino on Nature Loves Courage 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:15pm
Peeler Auditorium 

Join Bowie Zunino, co-executive director of the Wassaic Project in Wassaic, New York, for a lecture on the traveling exhibition Nature Loves Courage.
  Senior Art Exhibition: Artist Talks and Opening Reception
Friday, April 21, 2017, 5pm
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

An annual exhibition featuring the work of graduating senior studio art majors.
Percussion @ Peeler
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:30pm
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery 
(lower level) 

The DePauw Percussion Ensemble presents its annual program of contemporary solo and chamber works for percussion, composed and improvised, in a non-traditional concert setting. Directed by Dr. Ming-Hui Kuo, the one-hour performance fuses contemporary art and music in the galleries at Peeler. Refreshments will be served following the event.