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Wednesday, December 4

9:00 am - 12:00 am    Blind Hollow Yurt Reservations

Student Activities / Campus Recreation

The Blind Hollow Yurt Reservations are open to everyone! Current full-time USU students will have first priority for reservations. The majority of weekends are full, but we still have plenty of week days available for reservation! For more information visit orp.usu.edu.

Outdoor Recreation Center, More Info


9:30 am - 12:00 am    Biology Seminar: Nicole Boehme, Masters Thesis Defense, Biology, USU

Seminar/Symposium / Biology

Nicole Boehme, masters student of James Pitts, will present "A Comparison of Antlions, Bees, Darkling Beetles, and Velvet Ants across Sand Dune and Non-Sand Dune Habitats at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge" as part of her thesis defense. Refreshments will be served at 9:15 a.m. at the Logan campus.

Biology & Natural Resources building, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    4th Annual Swaner Holiday Art Market

Arts & Entertainment / Other

The Swaner EcoCenter will host its Fourth Annual Holiday Art Market December 4-14. The EcoCenter is the perfect building to highlight local artists and crafters from the Park City and Salt Lake communities. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Swaner EcoCenter. Come visit us and see what your local artisans have to offer. You won't leave empty handed! For more infomation, interested artists should contact Gail Piccoli at gail.piccoli@usu.edu or call 435-649-1767.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    New Acquisitions 2013

Exhibit / Caine College of the Arts

This exhibit features nine recently acquired pieces of avant-garde, contemporary art that have never been displayed in the museum before. These artworks came to the museum from the late Joe Austin who died in March this year at the age of 74. This exhibit shows some of the art from Mr. Austin's personal collection from his Los Angeles homes, and it will be on display through December 10, 2013. Please note that the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Female + Form

Exhibit / Provost Office

This selection of artwork from the museum's permanent collection embraces a diverse range of forms and showcases work by important women artists from the 1970s and 1980s. Much of the artwork displayed in the exhibit addresses issues of womanhood, femininity, and equality through experimentation in total abstraction, representations of the female body, and examples of pattern or decoration. Highlights include posters by the Guerilla Girls, an installation piece by Ilene Segalove, photography from the second wave of feminism, and abstract minimalism. Please note that the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art will be closed in observance of holidays on Nov. 28 & 29, Dec. 25, Jan. 1 & 20, 2014, and Feb. 17.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Reliefs: The Art of Woodcuts -- Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Exhibit / Provost Office

This selection of 22 woodcuts is displayed in the museum’s Study Center gallery and shows a wide array of techniques within this printmaking method. The prints feature traditional landscapes, abstracted nature forms, intricate Asian designs, and sharp patterns of black and white. Some of the artists featured included Paul Landacre, Karen Kunc, Marion Hyde and Werner Drewes. Each of the prints is displayed horizontally in a chest of large, industrial, glass and metal drawers allowing viewers to closely examine each piece.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Looking at the West

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Jone Mr. Andrew McAllister for a presentation on his work as a Midwestern landscape photographer transplanted in the West. He will discuss his approach to capturing a sense of place through photography and discuss how repeat visits to sites can lend a deeper understanding of place.

Chase Fine Arts Center, More Info


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm    Bully

Special Event / Other

Film Screening of Bully. Directed by Lee Hirsch.

TSC, Auditorium, More Info