There's no shortage of artistic endeavors on tap in the Mulvane events calendar. You'll find stuff for kids, families and adults...all with an artistic bent. Keep checking back for updates - planning for the next big thing is always underway!
Albert Bloch’s “The Garden of Asses,” a poetry reading by Eric McHenry and Jeffrey Weinberg
December 1, 6-7 pm
Not only a painter, Albert Bloch also wrote poetry that often reflected the themes of his art. His epic poem, “Garden of Asses,” tells the story of Jesus’ life from this own point of view. Selections of the poem will be read by Eric McHenry and Jeffrey Weinberg. McHenry is a poet, an assistant professor of English at Washburn University and the current Poet Laureate of Kansas. University of Kansas’ Jeffrey Weinberg is a painter with a longstanding interest in the art and poetry of Albert Bloch.
Albert Bloch: Scenes from the Life of Christ, a gallery talk by Dr. Reinhild Janzen
January 20, 2016, 4-5 pm
Guest Curator of the Bloch exhibition, Dr. Janzen will give a tour of the show. Dr. Janzen is a professor emerita of art history at Washburn University and has previously written on Bloch and other topics.
The Simulted Garden: Brown Bag & Gallery Talk
January 21, 2016, 12:00 noon
Washburn University Associate Professor of Art Marguerite Perret will discuss her art series "The Simulated Garden."