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2018 Exhibits

shifting perspectives artwork, acrylic on plexiglass

Shifting Perspectives

Date: Wed 11/21/18 10:00AM - Sat 04/06/19 5:00PM
Location: 2nd Floor South Gallery

Shifting Perspectives is an exhibition of art and material culture from the Mulvane Art Museum’s permanent collection, ranging from the 17th century to the present. Objects on display include sword guards, woodcut prints, ceramics, and paintings, which individually and collectively relate experiences of communication, exchange, and appropriation bet...
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patricia sannit sculpture

Patricia Sannit

Date: Fri 11/02/18 8:00AM - Tue 01/01/19 5:00PM
Location: 1st Floor South Gallery

An installation of ceramic sculptures by Patricia Sannit exploring a collective notion of time, human endurance,and the indexicality of human behavior.

The land was broken, and home was the flat frontier

Date: Fri 09/07/18 8:00AM - Sat 11/03/18 5:00PM

An exhibition of prints and paintings from the Mulvane Art Museum's permanent collection depicting the landscape, settlement, and lives of people inhabiting the Southern plains, specifically Kansas. The land was broken is presented in conjunction with Washburn University's 2018 iREAD selection The Worst Hard Time written by Timothy Egan.

Painting for Peters/Waterman-Peters: Full Circle

Peters/Waterman-Peters: Full Circle

Date: Fri 08/31/18 8:00AM - Sat 12/15/18 5:00PM

An exhibition of recent works by Topeka artists Barbara Waterman-Peters and Larry Peters. Both of the artists have come full circle as they discover and rediscover old themes in their respective mediums. The paintings of Barbara Waterman-Peters and ceramic vessels of Larry Peters harness the power of their medium and reintroduces us to the mysteries and ...

Conversations with the Mulvane Collection

Date: Tue 08/28/18 8:00AM - Sat 11/10/18 5:00PM

Mulvane Art Museum full-time staff have each selected two artworks from the permanent collection. The drawings, paintings, and sculpture are presented in conjunction with a brief text on the history, artist, context and curatorial response.


Flatlander—Belonging to the Land

Date: Fri 07/27/18 8:00AM - Fri 03/08/19 5:00PM

Featuring prints and an installation by John Hitchcock, the exhibition explores the intersection between cultures through the land, language, and the visual symbols of the Great Plains-the epicenter for Plains tribal culture. Hitchcock draws from his experiences growing up on native land that sits adjacent to Fort Sills in Oklahoma. He utilizes drawing an...

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