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Small Wonders: The Donald C. and Ruth C. Smith Paperweight Collection
Small Wonders: The Donald C. and Ruth C. Smith Paperweight Collection @ Forsyth Galleries
Sep 8 2017 – Feb 14 2018 all-day
The 19th century was an era of rapid industrialization, which brought with it the evolution of decorative glass paperweights. These pieces exemplified the Victorian fondness for intricate handcrafted objects. Due to their small size, high quality, and relatively low cost, glass paperweights gained popularity as sentimental and charming gifts. Most of the 15,000 to 25,000[...]
Forsyth Favorites: Students Select
Forsyth Favorites: Students Select @ Forsyth Galleries
Oct 13 2017 – Feb 14 2018 all-day
This semester, students in “Elements of Creative Writing” (ENGL 235-500, Fall 2017) were asked to work on ekphrastics: literary works that take on visual art as their subjects and inspiration. Each student accepted this challenge and focused for a month on producing poems—and in some cases microfiction—to accompany 2D and 3D works of art in[...]
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Traditional Arts of the Bedouin
Traditional Arts of the Bedouin @ J. Wayne Stark Galleries
Jan 18 – Mar 14 all-day
 
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