Artsfest 2014

Events - April 6, 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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Astronomy, Astrology, and Music of the Spheres
Sunday, April 6th, 2014

12:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall - 4600 Sunset Ave

JohnsonStarting with the ancient Greeks, astronomers believed that a divine music was created in the heavens. Visiting Professor Nicholas Johnson argues that discoveries of the early scientific revolution were the results of scientists linking astronomical and musical understanding of the universe.

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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Masterpieces for Two Pianos & Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Sunday, April 6th, 2014

2:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

TwoPianosCarnival of the Animals—St. Saëns’s grand zoological fantasy for two pianos and nine players performed by Jeeyoon Kim and D.J. Smith and coupled with the witty poetry of Ogden Nash. George Crumb’s magical Music for a Summer Evening, for two amplified pianos and percussion, performed by Kate Boyd and Anna Briscoe with percussionists Jon Crabiel and Heather Sloan. Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, an astonishing, humorous, and quixotic chamber adaptation by Richard Strauss.

Adults $25 / Seniors $15 / Students $7.50

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

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