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AMUM staff pick of the week: Study of harpist for the painting “Long, Long Ago” by Samuel H. Crone (1858-1913)

  Samuel H. Crone (1858-1913) Study of harpist for the painting “Long, Long Ago” ca. 1900 red chalk on cream paper 22 9/16 x 15 1/8 Gift of William S. Huff This large and elegant drawing represents the exquisite skill of the artist Sam Crone, who was raised in Memphis…

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Museum Studies Graduate Certificate goes fully online for fall 2020 and beyond

The Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program in Museum Studies is now available to anyone, anywhere, as the program shifts to an entirely online format this fall through UM Global. A Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies prepares students who are currently enrolled in or hold advanced degrees to enter the museum professions.…

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Egyptology Graduate School Association to host research conference

The Egyptology Graduate School Association (EGSA) will host a student-led symposium about current research on ancient Egypt from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Friday, February 21 at the Shelby Room in the University Center. This event will feature research from Egyptology students from both the history and art programs. “Students…

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AMUM to host 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition this weekend

This Saturday, Art Museum of the University of Memphis will host opening reception for the 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition from 3 to 6 p.m. The exhibition will host works of UofM students across a variety of media including paintings, sculpture and graphic design. 51 students submitted 169 works of…

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Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology and the Department of History to host 14th Annual William J. Murnane Memorial Lecture

The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, in cooperation with the Department of History of the University of Memphis, will host the 14th annual William J. Murnane Memorial Lecture on the evening of Wednesday, November 13, in the University Center, Fountain View Suite (room 350). Dr. Peter J. Brand, Professor…

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AMUM celebrates the history of contemporary art in the Mid-South with ‘Catalyst’

The Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) will present an exhibition about the Memphis art scene surrounding the artist, writer and South Main preservation and arts champion Robert McGowan (1947-2012). The opening reception for the exhibition, titled “Catalyst: McGowan/MCCA/Number/South Main” will take place this Sunday, October 20, from…

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