Lawton Gallery announces exhibition schedule for Fall 2019

The Lawton Gallery has announced its exhibition schedule for Fall 2019.

The Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection

September 5, 2019 through October 3, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30pm
In collaboration with the Richter Museum of Natural History, artists have created artwork inspired from the Richter Museum’s collection of specimens. These specimens will be displayed alongside the artwork they have inspired in a true partnership of art and science.

Oskar Ly

October 10, 2019 through October 31, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Contemporary fashion inspired from traditional Hmong patterns and clothing. Ly’s work has contributed to the Hmong American fashion movement and communities by embracing Hmong identity and exploring cultural narratives through conceptual and wearable art pieces.

47th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

November 14, 2019 through December 12, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Annual exhibition opportunity for UW-Green Bay students.

Reminder: ‘Into the Fray: A Journey Through Ambient Space’ on display at Lawton Gallery until Thursday (May 16)

“Into the Fray: A Journey Through Ambient Space,” the latest exhibit at the Lawton Gallery, will be on display until Thursday, May 16, 2019. The exhibition of paintings and drawings by current artist-in-residence Lydia Dildilian explores human perception of time and space through landscape. The Lawton Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Catch remaining ‘Julius Caesar’ performances, Thursday-Saturday, May 2-May 4

Catch the remaining performances of “Julius Caesar,” presented by UW-Green Bay Theatre, on Thursday-Saturday, May 2-May 4, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in Theatre Hall. This is a vigorous staging of Shakespeare’s uncompromising look at the failures of both the leaders and the citizenry in a time of crisis. Learn more and get tickets.

Artist Talk with Lydia Dildilian taking place on Thursday, May 9

An Artist Talk with Lydia Dildilian will take place on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 4 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery, located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall. In 2018 she was awarded an artist in residence at the UW-Green Bay, employing much of the past year avidly developing a new body of work dealing with the human perception of physical spaces. Dildilian’s exhibit “Into the Fray: A Journey Through Ambient Space” is on display in the Lawton Gallery from Thursday, May 2 through Thursday, May 16, 2019. The opening reception is Thursday, May 2 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Learn more

Warren Gerds highlights UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance’s ‘Julius Caesar’

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance will be presenting “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare on April 26-27 and May 2-4, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall building. Warren Gerds, critic at large at WeAreGreenBay, highlighted the show in a recent article. “The production is designed to be a bold staging of Shakespeareʼs uncompromising look at the failures of leaders and citizenry in a time of crisis.” Read more.

Warren Gerds highlights busy time in theatre, including several productions at UW-Green Bay

Warren Gerds, critic at large for WeAreGreenBay, highlighted the surge in theatrical fare in Northeast Wisconsin, which includes productions connected to UW-Green Bay, including “Julius Caesar,” the UW-Green Bay Wind Ensemble, Studio Orchestra and Symphonic Band, ‘An Evening with David Sedaris,” UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensembles and news regarding TEDxUW-Green Bay. Read more.

Reminder: GPS service learning project/pageant for House of Hope is Monday, May 6

Every year since the program was started, students participating in the Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) program at UW-Green Bay have participated in a service learning project during their second semester. These projects are a chance for students to give back to their community using what they learned in class during the first semester. This year, the Green Justice GPS class is running a beauty pageant fundraiser called “Cycle of Beauty” for House of Hope, a local shelter. House of Hope provides emergency shelter and housing stability programs for young parents experiencing homelessness, and their children. The largest population of House of Hope residents each year are infants and children under the age of five. Cycle of Beauty will be held on Monday May 6, 2019 at the University Theatre from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets will be on sale at the door for $3 for students, $5 for faculty and community members.

‘Into the Fray: A Journey Through Ambient Space’ opening reception on Thursday, May 2

The opening reception of “Into the Fray: A Journey Through Ambient Space” will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery, located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall. “Into the Fray” is an exhibition of paintings and drawings by current artist-in-residence Lydia Dildilian exploring human perception of time and space through landscape. A scholarship award ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. The exhibition will be up at the Lawton Gallery through Thursday, May 16, 2019. The Lawton Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

‘Julius Caesar’ opens Friday and Saturday, April 26-27

Presented by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance, “Julius Caesar” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2019 and Thursday through Saturday, May 2-4, 2019 in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, Green Bay Campus. About the play: “Julius Caesar is a conquering hero and a popular leader in Rome. So popular some want to make him King. What is the responsibility of Rome’s other leading citizens to oppose and resist this threat to Rome’s democracy? How far they will go may be influenced by their own aspirations. A vigorous staging of Shakespeare’s uncompromising look at the failures of both the leaders and the citizenry in a time of crisis.” Learn more and get tickets.