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Wednesday, June 19

Collecting on the Edge Part II

Arts/Entertainment

Modern and contemporary art created in the American West, manifesting an independent spirit and embodying unique ideas, has been largely written out of the mainstream narrative of art history or placed in unhelpful contexts. "Collecting on the Edge," featuring work by 172 artists from the collection of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University in Logan Utah, aims to correct that situation. Texts accompanying each artwork, by eighty-one critics, art historians, curators, gallerists, artists, and collectors, provide illuminating insights into the works and their creators.

In an introductory essay art critic Michael Duncan exposes the provincialism and regionalist thinking that has dictated mainstream views of modernism: “Many of the nation’s most daring, innovative, and iconoclastic works have been ignored…simply because they were made on the wrong side of the Mississippi.”

6/19, All Day | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

6/19 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

Tai Chi and Qigong at the Museum

Cultural/Diversity

Join Qigong Practice Leader Sherrie Mitchell to strengthen both mind and body through the meditative exercise of tai chi and qigong. Can be done seated or standing. No experience needed. Learn self-massage techniques for self-healing, activating internal healing with breathing techniques, postural alignments and gentle slow movements. Call Teri Guy at 435-797-7239 to learn more.

6/19 at 12:00 pm | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

"At the Beginning: What Makes You Look like an Amateur": Writing workshop by USU Writing Center and Logan Library

Workshop/Training

The Cache Valley Community Writing Center and USU Writing Center present a free June Writing Workshop: "At the Beginning: What Makes You Look Like an Amateur" with Jack Bylund. Workshop is 5:00-6:00 PM, free one-on-one writing tutoring available from 6:00-7:00 PM.

6/19 at 5:00 pm | More Info



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