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03/06/2017
George Creel and the Propaganda Machine
George Creel and the Propaganda Machine Jason Shaiman, Curator of Exhibitions. Miami University Art Museum Wednesday, March 8, 5:30 pm One week after America declared war on Germany in 1917, President Wilson appointed muckraking journalist George Creel to head the Committee on Public Information (CPI). Shaiman will examine how Creel grew the small agency tasked with promoting positive images of the war to a global advertising giant that helped secure the Allied victory in 1918.
03/03/2017
Two great programs one for public and one for students
Conservation Conversation March 13 10 a.m. Public Program 12-1:30 p.m. Student/Faculty Program 10 am Conservation Conversation PUBLIC PROGRAM The public is invited to converse with Cincinnati conservator Michael Ruzga at the Art Museum as he works on a 16th century Italian oil painting. Formerly Chief Conservator of the Taft Museum of Art, Ruzga has treated numerous paintings over the past twenty years, including works by Rembrandt, Renoir, Bouguereau and others. Co-sponsored by Miami University Art Museum Docent Program 12–1:30 pm CONSERVATION AT WORK Faculty & Student PROGRAM Faculty and students curious about professional opportunities in the field of conservation are encouraged to drop in on Michael Ruzga, Director and Head of Conservation at Fine Arts Conservation, Inc., as he works on a 16th century Italian oil painting in the Art Museum’s collection. Learn about conservation career paths, watch a demonstration, ask questions. Lunch available beginning at 11:40; students should stop by as their schedules permit. Co-sponsored by the Office of Career Services
02/28/2017
Lecture at the Art Museum by Annie Dell'Aria, Assistant Professor, Department of Art
Picturing Contemporary Warfare: Art in the Age of the Drone Annie Dell’Aria, Assistant Professor, Department of Art Thursday, March 2, 5:30-6:45 pm, Miami University Art Museum Contemporary wars are fought at a distance far removed from most Americans. While battles and heroes were central subjects of art history, contemporary artists seek to render visible what we often ignore: the personal experiences of veterans and the remote victims of drone warfare. Co-sponsored with the Contemporary Art Forum.
02/14/2017
A Capstone like no other
Students in the Art History Capstone (ART498) with Dr. Pepper Stetler to celebrate with a reception and gallery talk about their research and experiences in the creation of Advance/Retreat: Prints of the Great War
02/01/2017
Over Here! Over Here! U.S. Propaganda and the Arts of WWI exhibition and more
The Spring 2017 slate of exhibitions are a unified exploration of themes surrounding the centennial anniversary of the U.S. entry into the Great War. Visitors are first presented with a study of art from around the time of the Great War with the Art History Capstone exhibition, Advance/Retreat: Prints and the Great War. Moving forward, Over Here! Over Here! delves into the U.S. Government’s multifaceted propaganda machine that used the arts to support American engagement in the war. Finally, Conflict & Resolution: A Student Response, not restricted to World War I, offers a look at original artworks by current Miami University students reflecting on what it means to be at war and the quest for peace.
09/15/2016
Film Viewing and Meet the Filmmaker
Four Women. Different Cultures. New York City
08/29/2016
Fall exhibitions open August 30 through December 17
Visit the museum between August 30 and December 17, 2016 to experience Welcome to America, Winter in Jeju-do and Collections Highlights.
07/14/2016
Art Museum Sculpture Park and Pokemon GO
The Miami University Art Museum and Sculpture Park is home to five locations in the wildly popular new Pokémon GO augmented reality game.
05/26/2016
Art Museum presents local High School Art Show
The Miami University Art Museum is proud to host the annual high school art show featuring the work of local student artists. This year students from Talawanda High School have work on display.