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September 1, 2014

  • Labor Day; no classes, university offices closed
  • Undergraduate transfer spring 2015 semester admission application deadline for students living outside the U.S.

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Come tour the fall exhibitions with curator/director Jack Rasmussen and listen to a talk by Sandra Ramos on her exhibition, Bridging the Past, Present, and Future: Recent Works. Seasonal drinks and snacks will be provided. Not yet a member? Join now: www.american.edu/cas/museum/membership

Type: Reception

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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This exhibition is comprised of prints, video, collage, and installations created by Cuban artist Sandra Ramos. This artist reflects on the conflicting experiences of living in her beloved homeland with all of its many challenges. Her work often takes a narrative form in which she depicts herself as a child-like explorer or modern day Alice in Wonderland. Ramos' prints and mixed media works …more

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The installations created by Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov refer to a specific doctrine of so-called 'monumental propaganda' that the artists have been developing in recent years. This exhibition is heavily influenced by the artists' shared experience of the collapse of the Soviet Union during their youth. The work comments on the unifying characteristics of suspicion and detachment of all youth …more

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Curated by art theorist, Corcoran College of Art and Design professor and artist, Mark Cameron Boyd, Readymade@100, celebrates the 100th anniversary of Marcel Duchamp's readymade concept. This juried exhibition includes contemporary artist's submissions of "new" readymades that significantly expand upon Duchamp's originary idea in order to celebrate his vision and allow the concept to evolve. …more

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Sam Noto allows his materials to generate form and occupy space in a dynamic way. These large steel constructions, largely made of found materials, are both serious and playful and expresses the artist's improvisational technique.

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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