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“Now’s the Time,” a panel discussion

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

Grace Bauer, professor of English, Christin Mamiya, professor of art history, and Anthony Bushard, associate professor of music history, will discuss the conditions of post–World War II America that led to cultural movements such as abstract expressionism and beat literature.

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First Friday

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Dance students from the University of Nebraska’s Glenn Korff School of Music will perform choreographed responses to the visual art in “Now’s the Time.”

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Sheldon Art Association Book Club

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 3:00pm

The Sheldon Art Association book club will meet to discuss Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out by Christopher Rothko (2015), in conjunction with his lecture on November 9.

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“Revisiting Yellow Band,” a lecture by author Christopher Rothko

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:00pm

Christopher Rothko, son of artist Mark Rothko, will share his perspective on his father’s career and artistic legacy. The talk will highlight the painting “Yellow Band,” which is part of Sheldon’s permanent collection and is featured in the exhibition “Now’s the Time.” Christopher Rothko chairs the board of directors of the Rothko Chapel, Houston and is the author of “Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out.”

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Shop Sheldon Holiday Event

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

A one-night-only opportunity to shop directly from local makers.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:15pm

Ashley Hussman, assistant curator of exhibitions, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about Stuart Davis's "Shapes of Landscape Space," on view in Sheldon's permanent collection galleries.

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Film Screening

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

“Modern Times” (1936), which features Charlie Chaplin as a naïve factory worker caught up in the cogs of big business, and “Manhatta” (1921), a short film by Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler, will provide cultural context for American modernist works on display in the permanent collection.

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First Friday

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Students from the Glenn Korff School of Music will fully deploy the acoustics of Sheldon’s Great Hall with choral music performances at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 12:15pm

Carrie Morgan, curator of academic programs, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about Barbara Hepworth's "Small Form Resting," on view in the exhibition "Sheldon Treasures."

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