An Evening with the Artist: Philip Jackson

Still Life for the 21st Century

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Thursday
June 7, 2018
5:30 p.m.

Philip JacksonIn conjunction with the current exhibit, The UnstillLife, featured artist and University of Mississippi professor, Philip Jackson, will lead a lecture, Still Life for the 21st Century, and gallery talk exploring still life painting in the modern art world.

Adult Studio Workshops

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EVENT IS FULL

Please call, 662-915-7205, or email Emily McCauley, esdean@olemiss.edu, to be placed on the wait list.

 


 

Painting the Light with Philip Jackson

FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 5–7:00 P.M.
(Gallery talk and sketching)
and SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 9:30 A.M.–NOON and 1–3:00 P.M.
(Still life painting studio sessions)

COST: $35 (includes materials and all sessions)

Open to adults with all levels of experience, University of Mississippi Associate Professor of Art Philip Jackson will lead a two-day workshop on still life painting. Space is limited for this workshop, and pre-registration is required.

Register Here

 

 
Philip JacksonPhilip Jackson is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Mississippi in Oxford where he currently teaches and heads the painting program. His work is part of the permanent collections of art museums in Evansville and Fort Wayne, Indiana, Huntsville, Alabama and most recently the Mississippi Arts Commission in Jackson, Mississippi.

His paintings have been featured in a number of premiere magazines, including, Art in America, Southwest Art, American Art Collector, and American Artist Magazine. He has received grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation in Montreal, Canada, a two-time recipient of the Mississippi Arts Commission Fellowship, numerous scholarly research grants from The University of Mississippi and most recently was named this year’s fellow of the $15,000 Jane Crater Hiatt Fellowship.

He received his BFA from the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio and his MFA from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, and studied abroad at (SACI) Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy.

Working in the established genre of still life, Philip R. Jackson takes a traditional subject and invigorates it with a fresh contemporary vision. Jackson’s paintings are seen through the eyes of another world. Overlooked and commonplace, objects are suspended in a single moment. However, it is in the intimate act of seeing that one can observe an unveiling universe. Bathed in light, the mystery of each object is revealed. The haunting silence of what has happened or the inevitable finish of what is yet to come fills the air with anticipation.

An Evening with the Artist: Maysey Craddock

Deep the Well by Maysey Craddock

Thursday
May 3, 2018
5:30 p.m.

Maysey Craddock will discuss her career and current exhibition, Ruin is a Secret Oasis.

2018 Master Gardeners Museum Series

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The University of Mississippi Museum in association with
The Master Gardeners of Lafayette County present

Faulkner’s Rowan Oak, Historical Landscape

April 5, 12, 19, 2018
Thursdays at 12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.

April 5
Inspiration for a Garden through Faulkner’s Writing

Sherra Owen, Master Gardener, is a retired educator from Union County, MS. She is an Audubon Master Naturalist, a member of the Union County Garden Club, and a member of the Mississippi Native Plant Society. Sherra was instrumental in helping to design the Faulkner Literary Garden at the Union County Heritage Museum.

April 12
Trees for Generations: How to Leave a Lasting Impression

Nathan Lazinsky, assistant superintendent of Ole Miss Landscape Services, is a licensed Landscape Horticulturist, as well as a certified arborist with a tree risk certification.

April 19
Rowan Oak’s Landscape through a Photographer’s Lens

Ed Croom is a retired botanist from The University of Mississippi and a talented photo journalist. His photography has appeared in USA Today, The Scientist, and The Saturday Evening Post. He is the author of The Land of Rowan Oak—a collection of images highlighting the gardens, flowers, and trees taken over a 13-year period on the historic grounds of Rowan Oak.


 

Discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran’s status is a violation of federal and state law and MSU policy and will not be tolerated. Discrimination based upon sexual orientation or group affiliation is a violation of MSU policy and will not be tolerated.

The Remarkable Life of Theora Hamblett: Stories of Friendship and Art

TUESDAY, MARCH 6
noon
Faulkner Room, Archives & Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library

COST: FREE!

Dr. Ed Meek, Assistant Vice Chancellor Emeritus for Public Relations and Associate Professor Emeritus of Journalism, and Marti Funke, Collections Manager University Museum and Historic Houses, will speak about the life, legacy and artwork of Mississippi artist Theora Hamblett.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015

Join the Friends of the Museum for food, wine, and revelry
at a pre-installation celebration in the Mary Buie wing.

The David M. Robinson Memorial Collection of Greek and Roman antiquities is among the nation’s finest. Of its 2,000 plus objects, only 133 have been on display. The recently renovated Mary Buie wing will house a redesigned and expanded exhibition of the Robinson Collection.

All proceeds from this event will help fund this reinstallation.

Cocktails at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner seating at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $150 each

Wine pairings provided courtesy of Vino Wholesalers
Food provided by The Main Event/City Grocery Restaurant Group
Entertainment by Athenian Dance Troupe

RSVP by February 13, 2015 at 662.915.7073
or email museum@olemiss.edu.

Conservator Presentation

Friday, February 2, 2018
4:30 p.m.

followed by light refreshments

Conservator, Amy Abbe, will discuss her process in a slide show presentation and will show examples of works she has restored. Amy trained and worked as a sculpture and objects conservator for more than 15 years in museums and institutions in the Northeast, and is now living in Athens, Georgia, and serving the Southeast region.

She has extensive experience conserving sculpture and objects in materials as varied as stone, metal, wood, ceramics, basketry, polymers, and painted surfaces.

She worked previously as an Associate Objects Conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She’s also worked for other major NYC institutions, including the Guggenheim Museum and the American Museum of Natural History, and for a prominent private conservation studio. She completed advanced internships at the Walters Art Museum and Harvard Art Museums and has also been a site conservator on multiple excavations in Turkey.

She trained in conservation and studied art history at the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, after studying classical archaeology and chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Amy Jones Abbe maintains memberships in several conservation professional organizations and adheres to the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice in her work.

Conservation Observation Week

Aphrodite sculpture

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
10:30–11:00 a.m. and 3:30–4:00 p.m.

Conservator Amy Abbe will be working on ancient marble sculptures from the David M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman Art. This is the first conservation done on the Collection at the Museum in over twenty years! Work will be performed in one of the Mary Buie Galleries. We invite anyone with an interest in the process to please stop by for public viewing and Q&A sessions during one of the scheduled times listed above. Following her week long residency, Amy Abbe will give a short talk about her work performed on the marble sculptures, as well as two Greek vases, also from the Robinson Collection.

Mary Zicafoose Artist’s Lecture & Reception

Mountain-For-Buddha, Wine

Mountain For Buddha – Wine, photograph by Kirby Zicafoose

 

Mary Zicafoose Artist’s Lecture & Reception

Wednesday
January 24, 2018

6–8:00 p.m.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM

Mary ZicafooseMary Zicafoose is largely a self taught weaver; she received her B.F.A. from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana. Her graduate studies include the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Nebraska. She credits her courage at the dye pot to the influence of painter Mark Rothko and her designs to every textile she has seen and touched. Ms. Zicafoose’s work is exhibited in over twenty U.S. Embassies worldwide, as part of the State Department’s fiber arts collections.
She will discuss her career and current exhibition, Fault Lines.

 

The artist will also present a loom-based demonstration,The Art of Ikat, at the Oxford Fiber Arts Festival

January 26, 2018
9:00 a.m.

POWERHOUSE
413 S. 14th Street

Santa’s Workshop Family Activity Day 2017

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2017

9:00 A.M. – NOON
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM

Cost: FREE

In this fun, drop-in workshop, families will start at the UM Museum to create seasonal art, eat holiday snacks, and visit the Ford Center’s Holiday Village. The Flying Tuks will be flying between the two sites from 9:30 a.m.—noon to add to the magic. This year, Santa’s Workshop is going global as we explore winter holiday traditions around the world. All ages are welcome to participate and pre-registration is not required. There will be a special winter wonderland area just for children ages 0-2 as well.

Questions? Contact Emily Dean McCauley at esdean@olemiss.edu or 662-915-7073
 
Sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital: North Mississippi and the Ignite Ole Miss campaign

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