SEWARD, NE (09/01/2017) The Marxhausen Gallery of Art at Concordia University, Nebraska, announced its art exhibition schedule for the 2017-18 academic year. The gallery hosts a number of regional and nationally acclaimed art exhibitions, as well as faculty and student shows.
"This year the Marxhausen Gallery of Art is pleased to offer a number of dynamic exhibitions for a wide range of audiences," said Professor of Art James Bockelman. "The first exhibition, The Wizards of Pop, is presented in conjunction with the Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival and celebrates the fine art of children's pop-up books with many 3-D pieces for up close viewing."
The gallery's mission is to provide local and regional communities with opportunities to appreciate and understand the role of art and culture through its collection, exhibition programs and educational opportunities.
All exhibits are open to the public and free of charge. The Marxhausen Gallery is located in Jesse Hall and is open Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters while classes are in session. Admission is free to the public.
The Marxhausen Gallery 2017-18 schedule:
Aug. 21-Oct. 6
"Wizards of Pop presented by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart"
Oct. 8-Nov. 3
David Dolak and Holle Bode/Anderson: Alumni Exhibition
Opening reception: Sunday, Oct. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. with artist talk at 2 p.m. in the Thom Leadership Education Center Auditorium
Nov. 4-Dec. 13
"Harbinger of A Deeper Magic: An Exhibition Curated by Concordia Art Majors"
Opening reception: Sunday, Nov. 12, 1 to 4 p.m. with public talk at 2 p.m. in Thom Leadership Education Center Auditorium
Jan. 8-Feb. 5
"Meet Your Match: Sheldon Statewide Exhibition"
Reception: Sunday, Jan. 17, 1 to 4 p.m. with gallery talk at 2 p.m. in Marxhausen Gallery of Art
Feb. 11-April 1
"Sand, Grit, and Ground: An Exhibition Featuring Glassware and Ceramic Objects"
Opening reception: Sunday, Feb. 21, 1 to 4 p.m. with artist talk at 2 p.m. in Thom Leadership Education Center Auditorium
April 2-April 13
"Annual Student Art Exhibition"
Reception: Sunday, April 10, 1 to 4 p.m. with awards presentation at 2 p.m. in Marxhausen Gallery of Art
April 15-May 2
"Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition"
Reception: Sunday, April 24, 1 to 4 p.m. with artist talk at 2 p.m. in Marxhausen Gallery of Art
Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Nebraska, that currently serves more than 2,600 students. Concordia offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit cune.edu.