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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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The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology of the University of Memphis to host Third Annual Alumni Lecture

The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology will host the third annual IEAA Alumnae/Alumni Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, in the Art & Communications Building, room 310. This year’s lecture is titled “The God of Confusion? An Examination of Seth in New Kingdom Expressions of Royal Ideology.” Annie…

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UofM students in art history, anthropology prepare museum exhibition

The Art Museum of the University of Memphis is preparing to host an exhibition from UofM students studying art history and anthropology that focuses on museum artifacts from diverse cultures and places. “Divine Diversities” will be on display beginning Saturday, April 20, through June 1. “From Ancient Egypt’s polytheistic beliefs…

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‘Dear Artist’ opens at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis

“Dear Artist,” an exhibit featuring works from emerging and internationally known artists, opened this weekend at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis. Artists included in this exhibition include Lisa Alonso, Jarvis Boyland, Nakeya Brown, Burton Callicott, Carroll Cloar, Ronald and Jessie Cooper, Jennifer Crescuillo, LaAndrea Deloyce, William Eggleston,…

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‘Dear Artist’ exhibition to open at Art Museum of the U of M

The Art Museum of the University of Memphis is preparing an exhibition that focuses on the social and economic importance of supporting artists throughout their career. Prepared along with Young Arts Patrons, a Memphis arts nonprofit, “Dear Artist” will include exhibits from select museum collections and artists on loan from…

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