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    exhibitions

    On View Through September 25, 2011

    FRANK PAULIN: AN AMERICAN DOCUMENTARIAN (Matus Focus Gallery)

    Paulin is recognized for uniquely documenting fleeting human moments of both humor and poetry, particularly against the backdrop of gritty urban scenes.

    On View Through October 23, 2011

    SACRED STORIES, TIMELESS TALES: MYTHIC TRADITIONS IN WORLD ART FROM THE LOWE art museum, university of miami

    Featuring some 100 paintings, drawings, ceramics, and sculptures, the exhibition explores thematic connections between mythic traditions in world art, drawn from the Lowe’s permanent collection, which spans 5,000 years and represents the artistic traditions of both western and non-western cultures.  Funding for this exhibition and catalog was made possible through the Linnie E. Dalbeck Memorial Endowment Fund.

    On View Through April 22, 2012

    ArtLab @ The Lowe- Women, Windows and the Word: Diverging Perspectives on Islamic Art (Bermont Focus Gallery)

    The exhibition explores the significant role played by the Islamic world as a conduit for people, ideas, commodities, artworks, and artistic techniques between East and West.  European, African, and Far Eastern objects from the permanent collection are featured. Curated by students in the Spring 2011 ArtLab @ The Lowe (ARH 511) under the direction of Dr. Karen Mathews, Department of Art and Art History. The ArtLab series is generously sponsored by Stella M. Holmes.

     

    events

    Thursday, September 1, 2011, 7-9 PM

    LoweDown Happy Hour

    Shaken! Not Stirred.

    Dress to impress with your most daring heels and your cutest black dress because it’s a girl’s night out at the first LoweDown of the season! (Guys are invited too ;)

    Featuring: Door Prizes by MIA shoes, Sushi by RA Sushi, Full bar by Bacardi, Wine by Rex Goliath, Martinis by PAMA, Vitamin Water Zero, and a tour of the current exhibition, Sacred Stories, Timeless Tales, by LAM Associate Director and exhibition curator Denise Gerson. Special thanks to MIA Shoes and RA Sushi.

    $10 Admission; Free for Lowe Members

    Thursday, September 29, 2011, 9am-4pm

    TEACHER WORKSHOP

    Islamic Art and Design

    Explore our temporary exhibition: Women, Windows, and the Word: Diverging Perspectives on Islamic Art through a gallery tour, a lecture by Professor Karen Mathews and hands-on activities. Learn about Islamic art, culture and design. The exhibition explores the significant role played by the Islamic world as a conduit for people, ideas, commodities, artworks, and artistic techniques between East and West. European, African, and Far Eastern objects from the permanent collection are featured. Professor Karen Mathews teaches Islamic art and European medieval art in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Miami. She has written several articles on Muslim-Christian relations in the medieval Mediterranean, and has presented lectures on topics such as Islamic ceramics, female Muslim artists, and relations between Islam and the West in modern and contemporary society.

    Curated by students in the Spring 2011 ArtLab @ The Lowe (ARH 511) under the direction of Dr. Karen Mathews, Department of Art and Art History. The ArtLab series is generously sponsored by Stella M. Holmes

    $25 for non-members; $15 for Lowe members

    Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided. Please bring your own Lunch.

     

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