Library Hosts Talk during Morris Graves Celebration, Apr. 5-6

Library Hosts Talk during Morris Graves Celebration, Apr. 5-6

morris graves selected letters coverOn Saturday, April 6, the UO Libraries will host a talk by Robert Yarber, executive director of the Morris Graves Foundation, entitled “Morris Graves: The Man, the Myth, the Mystery” from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room. The talk is part of programming offered by the UO Libraries, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and Eugene’s White Lotus Gallery in celebration of the Pacific Northwest artist.

The following talks, book-release presentations, and exhibitions make up additional programming on Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6. All events are free and open to the public.

EVENTS
First Friday Art Walk
Friday, April 5, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: White Lotus Gallery, 767 Willamette St., Eugene, Ore.
A celebration of the publication of Morris Graves: Selected Letters, with a book signing by the editors and an exhibition entitled Morris Graves Paintings and Drawings, 1931-1996

“Morris Graves: The Man, the Myth, the Mystery”
Saturday, April 6, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: Knight Library Browsing Room
A talk by Robert Yarber, executive director of the Morris Graves Foundation

Morris Graves: Selected Letters
Saturday, April 6, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (presentation); 4:30-5:30 p.m. (reception)
Location: JSMA Ford Lecture Hall and Lobby
Book editors’ presentation, reception, and book signing

EXHIBITIONS
Art and Nature: An Exhibit of the Life of Morris Graves
April 3-8 and May 3-31
Special Collections and University Archives, Knight Library, University of Oregon
Featuring items from the Morris Graves Papers housed at University of Oregon Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives in Knight Library. Includes original drawings, manuscripts, exhibition materials, photographs, sketchbooks, blueprints, personal documents, correspondence and more.

Morris Graves Paintings and Drawings, 1931-1996
April 5-May 25
White Lotus Gallery, 767 Willamette Street, Eugene , Oregon.
Includes paintings and drawings from the Morris Graves Foundation

Effort to Bloom
March 23-June 2
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon
A selection of paintings, drawings, and sculpture created between 1938 and 1962
 

Created by ronr on Mar 25, 2013 Last updated Apr 11, 2013