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Friday, February 5

10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Transcendence: Abstraction and Symbolism in the American West

Arts & Entertainment / Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Sept. 1, 2015 – May 7, 2016 Highlighting works from the NEHMA Collection, this exhibition explores how artists in the American West have employed the use of abstraction and symbolism over the past century and specifically how this region has provided inspiration for their creative output. Complementing the Abstraction and the Dreaming exhibition, Transcendence highlights art made by both European descendants who came to the America West and art created by those indigenous to the area.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm    “Vision and Persistence: 30 Years of Ceramic Excellence at USU–Opening Reception

Arts & Entertainment / Other

Opening Reception: 5-7 p.m. Gallery Walkthrough w/USU professor John Neely: 6 p.m. "Vision and Persistence" is a survey of works created by 49 artists who graduated from the ceramics program in the Department of Art and Design at Utah State University over the last 30 years. The ceramics program is internationally recognized for a commitment to excellence rather than a particular look or style, and its alumni have established careers at locales across the nation and around the world. 'Vision and Persistence' showcases a cross section of this community and furthers the legacy of USU’s program.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm    Chinese New Year Show

Celebration Day / Other

Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Chinese program and Chinese Club. There will be students performances followed by free Chinese food tasting.

Eccles Conference Center, More Info

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm    Reasons To Be Pretty -- Utah State Theatre

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Reasons To Be Pretty by Neil LaBute. Movie equivalent R rating.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info