Friday, September 28, 2012
Kick off the weekend at the second annual KU Campus Art Walk! Take a leisurely stroll, sample free food and drink and explore creative works by KU students, local and international artists at twelve featured locations.
Download the map for complete details.
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. | Kick-off event
"Dialogue: The Natural History Museum, Intellectual Cornerstone of KU"
DYCHE HALL, FRONT LAWN | 1405 Jayhawk Blvd.
Join Professor Ted Johnson for a discussion of the thoughtful and playful sculptures on the façade of the Natural History Museum, a beautiful building that invites us to discover and explore the whole enterprise of a university.
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Art walk site visits
View the map for more information about each site's exhibitions and programming, as well as a suggested route. Printed maps will be available at each participating location.
- Anschutz Library | 1301 Hoch Auditoria Drive
- Art & Design Building | 1467 Jayhawk Blvd.
- Dyche Hall | 1405 Jayhawk Blvd.
- Hashinger Hall, the Studio | 1632 Engel Road
- Kansas Union | 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.
- Kenneth Spencer Research Library | 1450 Poplar Lane
- Lippincott Hall | 1410 Jayhawk Blvd.
- Spencer Museum of Art | 1301 Mississippi St.
- Stauffer-Flint Hall | 1435 Jayhawk Blvd.
- Strong Hall | 1450 Jayhawk Blvd.
- Watson Library | 1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
- Wescoe, the Underground | 1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Culminating event
"Celebration: Wrap, Tap, Snap!"
KANSAS UNION, LEVEL 4 LOBBY & EAST TERRACE | 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.
Cover the Jayhawk! Add your piece of string and take part in the ceremonial "yarn wrapping" of the outdoor sculpture. Enjoy a pulsing performance by KU's African Drum Ensemble and pose with your friends for commemorative snapshots in the Art Walk photo booth.
Enjoy displays by local galleries and artists (such as Wonder Fair, Invisible Hand and SeedCo Studios). Stop by the Final Fridays table to learn about other downtown exhibit openings planned for the evening.
CAMPUS PARKING: Attendees are encouraged to park in the Mississippi Street parking garage. Off-campus guests may pick up a parking validation permit* in the Kansas Union (SUA Office, level 4) which allows for complimentary exit, free of charge. *Available while supplies last (normal rate: $1.50/hr.)
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Final Fridays Art Walk
On your way downtown, stop by the ECM Arts Fundraiser. Shop for paintings, pottery, jewelry, posters and other arts and crafts while you enjoy refreshments and live music from the band Sharp 9.
DOWNTOWN LAWRENCE & THE WAREHOUSE ARTS DISTRICT (just east of downtown)
Read complete details about this month's events and exhibitions, which include a flash exhibit by KU sculpture students at 830 Pennsylvania (next door to SeedCo Studios) from 5 - 9 p.m. Stop by select downtown galleries to share in "mini discussions" with KU faculty and staff:
6:15 p.m. - Talk with Meredith Moore and gallery artists at Wonder Fair (803 1/2 Massachusetts)
7:00 p.m. - Talk with Professor Ted Johnson at the Lawrence Arts Center (940 New Hampshire)