Sunday, March 27, 2011

Megan True Photography Exhibit

Megan True Photography on view through May 12, 2011
School of Journalism second floor of Stauffer-Flint
1435 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS

Artist's Talk with Megan True
Tuesday, March 29 | 1 pm | 303 Stauffer-Flint Hall

Free and open to the public.

Megan True is a freelance photographer and a 2007 KU School of Journalism graduate. She spent the last three years in China teaching English and doing photography work for non-profit organizations and travel magazines. Her work highlights rural life and minority people in southwest China (Yunnan Province). Her photos give a unique glimpse of China-from village weddings to farmers harvesting crops to beautiful landscapes. Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines in both the United States and China.

updated 4/29/15

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Saturday - Solidarity with the People of Japan

Public Event: Be In Solidarity with the People of Japan
Free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 26 | 1 pm |
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
(4525 Oak St., Kansas City, MO)
To recognize the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan and express support and sympathy, participants will meet in the Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Court. Twenty mats will be scattered around the court for meditation or thought, haiku poetry will be available to read aloud or silently, and long strips of paper will be provided to tie onto the trees in the Kansas City Sculpture Park. Inspired by the "wish trees" found in Japanese courtyards of Shinto shrines, in which slips of paper are hung on bamboo poles to release the ideas to the universe.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Cherry Blossom Festival Exhibit

Cherry Blossom Festival Exhibit- March 29 - April 10, 2011, Spencer Museum of Art | Lawrence, KS
Teaching Gallery
In recognition of the annual celebration held in Japan, Cherry Blossom Festival displays SMA works organized by Carpenter Foundation Intern in Asian Art Amanda Wright and Prints and Drawings Curatorial Assistant Kate Meyer in collaboration with the Center for East Asian Studies.