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Kennedy Museum of Art

The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
https://www.ohio.edu/museum/

November 2018

Native American Jewelry Sale

November 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - December 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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‘Tis the season...start or finish your holiday shopping at the Kennedy Museum of Art during this semi-annual sale sponsored by Friends of the Kennedy Museum and Good Girl Jewelry at White’s Mill.  Select authentic and affordable American Indian jewelry and folkart for family friends or yourself.  Proceeds  from the sale benefit the museum.  Galleries are open during sale hours. Admission is free, and free and metered parking is available.  The Kennedy is easy to find, located off of SR 682…

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February 2019

The Absence of the Syrian Artist

February 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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The Absence of the Syrian Artist February 4 – March 10 ”The Absence of the Syrian Artist” is a visual art installation curated by Basil Masri Zada as part of his Ph.D. dissertation research.    Kennedy Museum of Art Ohio University, Lin Hall  100 Ridges Circle  Athens, Ohio 45701  740.593.1304 Gallery Hours M, T, W, F: 10am - 5pm Th: 10am - 8pm Sat. Sun: 1 - 5pm University Holidays: Closed

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The Absence of the Syrian Artist Continues

February 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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The Absence of the Syrian Artist February 4 – March 10 ”The Absence of the Syrian Artist” is a visual art installation curated by Basil Masri Zada as part of his Ph.D. dissertation research. Kennedy Museum of Art Ohio University, Lin Hall 100 Ridges Circle Athens, Ohio 45701 740.593.1304 Gallery Hours M, T, W, F: 10am - 5pm Th: 10am - 8pm Sat. Sun: 1 - 5pm University Holidays: Closed

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The Absence of the Syrian Artist Continues

February 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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The Absence of the Syrian Artist February 4 – March 10 ”The Absence of the Syrian Artist” is a visual art installation curated by Basil Masri Zada as part of his Ph.D. dissertation research. Kennedy Museum of Art Ohio University, Lin Hall 100 Ridges Circle Athens, Ohio 45701 740.593.1304 Gallery Hours M, T, W, F: 10am - 5pm Th: 10am - 8pm Sat. Sun: 1 - 5pm University Holidays: Closed

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March 2019

The Absence of the Syrian Artist Continues

March 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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The Absence of the Syrian Artist February 4 – March 10 ”The Absence of the Syrian Artist” is a visual art installation curated by Basil Masri Zada as part of his Ph.D. dissertation research. Kennedy Museum of Art Ohio University, Lin Hall 100 Ridges Circle Athens, Ohio 45701 740.593.1304 Gallery Hours M, T, W, F: 10am - 5pm Th: 10am - 8pm Sat. Sun: 1 - 5pm University Holidays: Closed

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The Absence of the Syrian Artist Final Day

March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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The Absence of the Syrian Artist February 4 – March 10 ”The Absence of the Syrian Artist” is a visual art installation curated by Basil Masri Zada as part of his Ph.D. dissertation research. Kennedy Museum of Art Ohio University, Lin Hall 100 Ridges Circle Athens, Ohio 45701 740.593.1304 Gallery Hours M, T, W, F: 10am - 5pm Th: 10am - 8pm Sat. Sun: 1 - 5pm University Holidays: Closed

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September 2019

Curator Walk & Talk with Katherine Hammond at Kennedy Museum of Art

September 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Recent Acquisitions flier

Curator Walk & Talk with Katherine Hammond Recent Acquisitions: Storytelling Through Practices of Collecting Thursday, September 26 5:30 - 6:30 pm

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October 2019

Sunday Family Art Encounters with Guest Curator Katherine Hammond

October 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Family Art Encounters flier

FAMILY ART ENCOUNTERS with Guest Curator Katherine Hammond OPEN STUDIO 2 - 4 PM October 6 Join us for the October Art Encounters family open studio! Guest curator Katherine Hammond will describe how she selected objects from Kennedy Museum of Art collections for an exhibition about storytelling with objects. She will guide participants in a 3-dimensional collage project to create their own small-scale exhibits using materials from a variety of miniature “collections.” The project encourages participants to create an exhibition…

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Curator Walk and Talk with Jessica Cyders and Stacey Lavender

October 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Curator talk flier

Curator Walk and Talk "Reflective Objects: Collectors and their Collections" With Jessica Cyders (Executive Director, Southeast Ohio History Center) and Stacey Lavender (Special Collections Librarian, Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections) Thursday, October 10, 5:30 - 6:30 pm

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Collector Walk & Talk with Christine Miles and Aaron Smith

October 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Vintage Camera Display

Join collectors Christine Miles and Aaron Smith  in the exhibition Reflective Objects: Collectors and Their Collections  for a Collector Walk & Talk    Thursday, October 24, 5:30 - 6:30 PM Light refreshments afterwards hosted by Friends of Kennedy Museum of Art

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November 2019

Family Art Encounters

November 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Join us for a scavenger hunt adventure based on the new PBS Kids series Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. The series, which premieres November 11, introduces kids to inspiring historical figures and the character virtues that helped them succeed. After watching a short show screening provided by WOUB Public Media’s Learning Lab, Art Encounters participants will go on an adventure through the Kennedy Museum of Art to learn about several important people. Participants will follow clues and use the…

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Collector Talks, with Terrance Reimer & Meta Van Nostran

November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Collectors Talk flier

Collector Talks Thursday, November 7 5:30 - 6:30 pm Terrance Reimer: "Collecting Photobooks: Affordable Collectibles that are Soaring in Value" Meta Van Nostran: "How One Collection Leads to Another" Join us in the exhibition Reflective Objects: Collectors and Their Collections

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December 2019

NATIVE AMERICAN JEWELRY SHOW & SALE

December 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
Native America earrings

‘Tis the season!  Start or finish your holiday shopping at the Kennedy Museum of Art during this semi-annual jewelry and folk art sale sponsored by Good Girl Jewelry at White’s Mill and Friends of the Kennedy Museum.  Select authentic, beautiful and affordable American Indian jewelry for family, friends or yourself.  Become a museum member and receive a 10% discount on all purchases.  Current members receive a 10% discount,too. Museum galleries are open during the sale.  Admission is free, and free…

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Collectors Walk & Talk: Christine Miles & Aaron Smith, Thursday, December 5, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Collector Talk flier

Collector Walk & Talk     with Christine Miles and Aaron Smith Today   Thursday, December 5 5:30 - 6:30 PM  Join us in the exhibition Reflective Objects: Collectors and Their Collections Light refreshments afterwards hosted by Friends of Kennedy Museum of Art

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Family Art Encounters, Sunday, December 8

December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Lantern candle holders

Family Art Encounters  Sunday, December 8 (NOTE date change)  2 - 4 pm Lanterns, Candleholders  &  Window Decorations! As we prepare for winter and various December holidays, join us to create functional and decorative celebrations of light. Use our jars or bring your own special one to decorate. Join us any time during open studio hours (2 - 4 pm)! Art Encounters activities are FREE and open to all. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required.…

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January 2020

Family Art Encounters, Sunday, January 26

January 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Art used as an example for Art Encounter Jan 2020

Have you ever thought about how much doors can vary all over the world? Artist Burhan Doğançay used doors as a theme and a metaphor in both his photography and mixed media work. Visit the exhibition Picture the World: Burhan Doğançay as Photographer and the Green Door in the Visual Literacy Gallery and join us in the studio to create a collaged design for a door: where does your door lead (to your house, your room, a classroom, an office....)?…

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February 2020

Curator Walk and Talk & Opening Reception, Saturday, February 1

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Pattern and Disruption flier

You are cordially invited to attend opening events Saturday, February 1 Pattern and Disruption: Diné Lifeways and Embedded Mathematics Curator Walk and Talk, with Guest Curators Henry Fowler, Sally Fowler and Bob Klein 2:00 - 3:00 PM Opening Reception 3:00 - 4:30 PM Family activities will be available during the reception

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Family Art Encounters, February 23

February 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Family Art Encounters photo

Family Art Encounters Sunday, February 23 2 - 4 pm Finger-paint as Mosaic Instructor: Peilian Wu Artist Peilian Wu is back to facilitate our February open studio program! Inspired by the exhibition in the main galleries Picture the World: Burhan Doğançay as Photographer, this workshop will build on the images in the exhibition where people have left their mark on walls. Peilian will lead participants in the experience of using their fingers as a painting tool to create their own…

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March 2020

Family Art Encounters, March 22

March 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Family Art Encouncers flier

Family Art Encounters Sunday, March 22 2 - 4 pm Join us this March for weaving in the museum! Based on the Kennedy's rich collection of Navajo weavings, our activity engages pattern, color, and a process of creating you might not have tried before: weaving. A practice shared by many cultures, our project engages the basics of the process on a small scale with cardboard looms. We'll have options for younger children, and plenty of yarn for everyone else. Join…

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August 2021

LACUNA

August 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - March 6, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
Free

LACUNA is an intermedia collaboration between Mateo Galvano, a multimedia conceptual artist, and C. David Russell, whose practice includes performing objects as well as scenic and costume design for theater. The installation features sculptures, moving images, and an audio soundscape. Within the immersive environment, a ‘bramble puppet’ made of sticks is activated by stop-motion animation. A language of formal abstraction is used to tell a story about the creative process. Kennedy Museum of Art is open to the public Mondays, Tuesdays,…

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