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Dr. Earnestine Jenkins featured in Forbes article on Top Five Black Women to Know In The Art World

UofM Art History Professor Earnestine Jenkins was recently featured in art consultant Alaina Simone’s list of Top Five Black Women to Know In The Art World, an article written by Brienne Walsh published on Forbes.com. Jenkins, who specializes in African American Diaspora history, was lauded in the article for recently…

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UofM Ceramics Professor Kate Roberts featured in Number: Inc. Magazine

Kate Roberts, Assistant Professor of Ceramics with the University of Memphis Department of Art, was among the featured interviews in the recently released issue of Number, Inc. Magazine. In a feature titled Manipulating Materials, Roberts discusses her personal journey as an artist that led to a unique approach to art…

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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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UofM Dept. of Art Provides “Art Education from a Box” for Remote Learners

The The University of Memphis Department of Art Education is helping students stay creative at home with a new “Art Education from a Box” program. “I wanted to make sure that all of my students had an opportunity to participate in hands-on art education projects in addition to the written…

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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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UofM Art Professor Earnestine Jenkins to deliver weekend lecture on African American sculptor Augusta Savage at Dixon Gallery & Gardens

This Sunday, UofM Art Professor Earnestine Jenkins will deliver a lecture on Harlem Renaissance sculptor Augusta Savage. “Augusta Savage was one of the first major African American sculptors,” Jenkins said. “She’s part of what used to be called ‘The New Negro Movement’, which is a term that scholars use to…

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‘One Word’ BFA Thesis Exhibition showcases contemporary art, UofM style

One Word, Part II of the Fall 2019 BFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring the work of six graduating seniors of The University of Memphis Department of Art, debuted earlier this month at The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art. The exhibition is a compilation of works in a variety…

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