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Fall/Winter 2016 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: mscott@depauw.edu or 765-658-4336.

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Reika Iwami
Winter Composition No. 2, 1959
Woodblock print on paper
17-5/16 x 12-1/4 inches
DePauw Art Collection: 2016.5.3
Gift of David T. Prosser, Jr. '65
Yoga@Peeler
October 3, 2016, 7:30pm
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery, upper level

Need to de-stress from hectic academic life? Join instructor Marla Helton of Serendipity Yoga Studio for an hour-long session of relaxation yoga in the Peeler Art Center galleries.  For more information visit marlaheltonyoga.com or contact Marla directly: marlaheltonyoga@gmail.com This event is free and open to all DePauw University students, faculty, and staff and the surrounding community.

Free of charge! 
Refreshments will be served after!
 

A Fragile Permanece, 2014
wood, duct tape, mylar tape, colored pencil, gesso, 
foil lined bubble wrap
site specific installation - dimensions variable
Opening Reception and 
Artist Lecture with Jason S. Yi

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 4:15pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium 

An investigation of our terrestrial existence and experience critically affect Jason S. Yi’s work.  The created forms and images become amalgamations of natural and built surroundings addressing the environmental and societal issues shaping the world.  He incorporates humble materials and detritus to produce reimagined landscapes that reflect and critique conditions of contemporary society.
 
Gallery Talk: Where Do We Migrate To?
Monday, October 31, 2016, 11:40am
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery
(lower level)

Join Craig Hadley, Director/Curator, and Alexandra Chamberlain, Assistant Curator, for a guided tour of Where Do We Migrate To? This activity made possible, in part, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Additional funding provided by the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics and the Public Occasions Committee.

This event is part of ArtsFest 2016: Art and Utopia.

 

Rikio Takahashi
Tasteful (No. 5), 1970s
Woodblock print on paper
19-1/16 x 18-1/2 inches
DePauw Art Collection: 2015.20.1
Gift of David T. Prosser, Jr. '65
Embracing the Self-Made Movement in Postwar Japan
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 11:40am
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery
(upper level)

As Japan struggled to forge a new sense of self in the postwar years, many Japanese artists abandoned old methods of artmaking in favor of the “creative prints” movement. Join Dr. Hiroko Chiba (Professor of Modern Languages) and Craig Hadley (Gallery Director) for a discussion centered on this pivotal moment in Japanese art history, and view 40 postwar prints from the DePauw University permanent art collection. This event is part of ArtsFest 2016: Art and Utopia.
  Percussion @ Peeler
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 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. Bonnie Whiting Smith, the one-hour performance fuses contemporary art and music in the galleries at Peeler. Refreshments will be served following the event.

Where Do We Migrate To? was organized by the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC, Baltimore, Maryland. Generous support for the exhibition comes from the Flemish Government through Flanders House New York and the Maryland State Arts Council.

This activity made possible, in part, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Additional funding provided by the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics and the Public Occasions Committee.