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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013

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Current Tendencies III: Artists from Milwaukee features the work of nine emerging, mid-career, and established Milwaukee artists working in a variety of media including photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture. The artists participating in the exhibition are Tyanna Buie, William E. Carpenter, Evan Gruzis, Jon Horvath, Mark Mulhern, Jean Roberts Guequierre, Cassandra Smith and Jessica Steeber (in collaboration), and Jason S. Yi.
 
Each installment of the Current Tendencies exhibition series has differed slightly, and for this edition participating artists responded to work(s) from the permanent collection of the Haggerty Museum. Each artist or team was asked to select at least one permanent collection work and create an installation that places the work(s) in dialogue with their own. This exhibition model aims to elicit fresh perspectives about the Milwaukee artists’ work by making conceptual or aesthetic connections to work from the permanent collection. The work of each artist or team is exhibited in discrete spaces in the main floor and lower-level galleries.
 
This exhibition and accompanying programs are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Haggerty, the Joan Pick Endowment Fund, the Marquette University Andrew W. Mellon Fund, and the Milwaukee Arts Board and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin.
 
Upcoming - Lecture by Current Tendencies III artists Tyanna Buie and Evan Gruzis - Wednesday, September 11, at 6 p.m.


Re-Seeing the Permanent Collection The Viewer’s Voice
August 21– December 22, 2013

This exhibition highlights works from the Haggerty’s permanent collection selected by Marquette faculty, staff, and students. The featured work represents a wide range of styles, processes, and media created by Renaissance to contemporary artists from diverse locales. Project participants wrote a brief reflection on the piece they chose, expressing why they were drawn to the work and, in the case of some professors, how the work is used in their teaching practices. A catalogue containing the essays and images is available for museum visitors. The reflections also serve as wall text for the exhibited works of art and are available online through the Haggerty’s website.
 
Participants in The Viewer’s Voice are Dr. Robert Bishop (Engineering), Dr. Louise Cainkar (Social Welfare and Justice), Ms. Sheena Carey (Communication), Dr. Scott Dale (Spanish), Dr. Patricia Ellis (Education), Mr. Daniel Flesch (Student), Dr. Marilyn Frenn (Nursing), Mr. Eddie Guzman (EOP), Mr. Jake Jumbeck (Student), Dr. C. Shaun Longstreet (Center for Teaching and Learning), Dr. L. Christopher Miller (Student Affairs), Dr. Susan Mountin (Manresa for Faculty), Dr. Pamela Hill Nettleton (Journalism and Media Studies), Ms. Elizabeth Owen (Student), Dr. Sharon Pace (Theology), Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. (President/English), Dr. Sarah Wadsworth (English), and Dr. William Welburn (Diversity & Inclusion).

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Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday: noon to 5 p.m.
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