Artsfest 2014

Events - April 5, 2014

Lower Gallery: Faculty and Students: Fables, Fairy Tales, and Physics
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 - Sunday, April 27th, 2014

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

RaoButler faculty members Gautam Rao and Stephen Nyktas display works from their catalogues that relate to the Butler ArtsFest theme of Fables, Fairy Tales, and Physics. Art+Design majors and minors will contribute works on the subject of fairy tales.

Related events:
Tibetan Buddhist Art, lecture by Jamyong Singye, April 5, 5:00 p.m.
Art Gallery Closing Reception, Friday, April 25, 4:00 p.m.

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Upper East Gallery: Petronio Bendito—Color Code: Algorithms and Expressions
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 - Sunday, April 27th, 2014

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

benditoPetronio Bendito, Brazilian Intermedia Artist and Associate Professor of Visual Communications Design at Purdue University, explores computational processes to generate expressive color palettes while raising questions about digital color aesthetic.

Related events:
Tibetan Buddhist Art, lecture by Jamyong Singye, April 5, 5:00 p.m.
Art Gallery Closing Reception, Friday, April 25, 4:00 p.m.

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Upper West Gallery: Angela Lopez—Mythical States
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 - Sunday, April 27th, 2014

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

Angela-LopezThe narrative watercolor and multimedia paintings of Chicago-based artist Angela Lopez explore power struggles and concepts of evil.

Related events:
Tibetan Buddhist Art, lecture by Jamyong Singye, April 5, 5:00 p.m.
Art Gallery Closing Reception, Friday, April 25, 4:00 p.m.

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Composers’ Orchestra Workshop: Making It Up as You Go Along
Saturday, April 5th, 2014

1:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Lilly Hall, Studio 112 - 4600 Sunset Ave

Composers-OrchestraAn improvisational workshop for musicians and non-musicians using graphic notation. Open to young people and adults.

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Bound by the Stories We Tell
Saturday, April 5th, 2014

3:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall - 4600 Sunset Ave

Sandy-SassoJoin Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, director of Butler’s Religion, Spirituality, and the Arts Initiative, and a panel of artists, theologians, and historians, as they explore how the biblical myth of The Binding of Isaac (Genesis 22) travels through the centuries in literature, art, and music. Panelists include: Elizabeth Mix, Chair, Butler Art Program; Michael Sells, Jordan College of the Arts Dean Emeritus and Professor of Music; Hilene Flanzbaum, Butler Professor of Modern Literature; and Marti Steussy, Christian Theological Seminary Professor of Biblical Interpretation.

More on art and religion: Tibetan Buddhist Art, lecture by Jamyong Singye, April 5, 5:00 p.m., free

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Tibetan Buddhist Art
Saturday, April 5th, 2014

5:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall - 4600 Sunset Ave

Lord-Buddha-ThangkaGuest artist Jamyong Singye, former Tibetan Buddhist Monk and master painter of Tibetan art, discusses the tradition and technique of Buddhist art.

More on art and religion: “Bound by the Stories We Tell,” panel led by Rabbi Sandy Sasso, April 5, 3:00 p.m., free.

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From Superstition to Science: Stories from the Sky
Saturday, April 5th, 2014

6:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall - 4600 Sunset Ave

chrisFaesiChris Faesi, Butler University dance alumnus, and now, a doctoral candidate in astrophysics at Harvard University, reviews humankind’s history of searching the sky for the truths of nature and the fables and fairy tales we have devised to explain our place in the universe.

Related event:Astronomy, Astrology, and Music of the Spheres,” lecture by Visiting Professor Nicholas Johnson, April 6, noon, free.

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Dance Kaleidoscope: 'Mother Goose Suite and Other Flights of Fantasy'
Saturday, April 5th, 2014

7:30 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

Dance-KaleidoscopeIndy’s own professional modern dance company, Dance Kaleidoscope, in a special program featuring David Hochoy’s new choreography to Ravel’s light and sumptuous Mother Goose Suite. 

Adults $25 / Seniors $15 / Students $7.50

Related event: Lecture by Harvard Astrophysicist and JCA alumnus Chris Faesi, “From Superstition to Science: Stories from the Sky,” 6:00 p.m., free.

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