Ulrich Museum 2015 Events
All Ulrich events are free, open to the public, and located at the museum, unless noted otherwise.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17
5:30 P.M. RECEPTION | 6:00 P.M. PROGRAM
CURATOR TALK: Jodi Throckmorton
What is the role of the artist as researcher, collector, activist, and documentarian? Join POSTDATE: Photography and Inherited History in India curator, Jodi Throckmorton, for a talk examining the complex relationship between traditions of representation in India and contemporary practices of image making. Throckmorton is Curator of Contemporary Art for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
10:00 A.M. REFRESHMENTS | 10:30 PROGRAM BEGINS
SENIOR WEDNESDAY: Jodi Throckmorton
Join curator Jodi Throckmorton for an intimate look at POSTDATE: Photography and Inherited History in India. Throckmorton will discuss her many trips to India and studio visits with the artists, her curatorial process, and the role of the artist as researcher, collector, activist and documentarian. Throckmorton is Curator of Contemporary Art for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
5:30 P.M. RECEPTION | ULRICH MUSEUM
6:30 P.M. PROGRAM | WSU CAC THEATRE
PANEL DISCUSSION: Voices of Partition
The 1947 Partition is recognized as one of the world’s largest mass refugee events. It is estimated that 2 million people died in the communal violence that accompanied Partition, and up to 25 million were uprooted through the 1950s. Join us as we explore India and its people—before and after the concurrent horrors of Partition—with a distinguished panel of scholars and Partition survivors now living in our community. Panelists include: Dr. Emily Rook-Koepsel, Assistant Professor, Department of International and Area Studies, University of Oklahoma; Dr. Atul Rai, Associate Professor and Larry Jones Faculty Fellow, W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State University; Elaine Jones, 1947 Partition Archive, Berkeley, CA; Dr. Prem Bajaj, Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Wichita State University; Raj R. Bajaj; Zahida Lodhi Khan; and moderated by POSTDATE Curator Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1– WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2
11:30 A.M.–1:30 P.M.
FINALS FRENZY: Ulrich Spa Getaway
Relax away the stresses of finals—with free hand and neck massages, soothing tunes, hot teas, and refreshments at the Ulrich.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1
6:30 P.M. RECEPTION | 7:00 P.M. TALK
CREATIVE RUSH 1ST TUESDAY TALK
Join us in the galleries as a new line-up of panelists take their seats on the orange couch to share ideas, inspiration, and creative possibilities. Now in its fifth year, Creative Rush is building and fostering a community of creative people that constantly challenge our perception of what it means to create. Visit creativerush.org or ulrich.wichita.edu for more information and a list of guest panelists for this event.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2
WICHITA ART MUSEUM, 1400 WEST MUSEUM BOULEVARD
SENIOR WEDNESDAY: HOLIDAY PARTY
Celebrate the holiday season with refreshments and entertainment provided by all ten of the participating Senior Wednesday organizations.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3
5:30 P.M. RECEPTION
ULRICH SALON CIRCLE: Philip Hewat-Jaboor Philip Hewat-Jaboor, an advisor to private collectors, museums and designers, started his career at Sotheby's Belgravia in 1972, and began his career as a private art consultant in 1982 with the aim of “providing totally independent advice” to new collectors keen to acquire works of art. Hewat-Jaboor has been chairman of Masterpiece London, the leading international cross-collecting fair for art, antiques, and design since 2012. Hewatt-Jaboor’s recent work has focused on his appointment as advisor to an initiative in Jersey, in the Channel Islands, to guide developers on the commissions of new works of contemporary art under the islands’ new Percentage for Art plan.
This event is limited to Ulrich Salon Circle Members. Learn more about the Ulrich Salon and how you can join.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4
5:30 P.M. RECEPTION | 6 P.M. TALK
Author Talk: B. A. Shapiro
B. A. Shapiro brilliantly captured the world of art theft and forgery in her critically-acclaimed New York Times bestselling novel, The Art Forger, a #1 Indie Next Selection that won the 2013 New England Book Award for Fiction. Shapiro will speak about her latest novel THE MURALIST.