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10/31/2014
The healing power of art becomes inspiration for museum exhibit
The simple actions of the stroke of a paintbrush or the click of a camera bring joy for many. For some, those paint strokes and pictures are therapy as well.
10/22/2014
MUAM October 2014 e-News
Current exhibitions and upcoming programs.
10/21/2014
An Artist's Life with Vascular Dementia
When vascular dementia took its hold on Harry Hansen, an award-winning artist and art professor, the disease stole much of his identity. After a hiatus from artistic creation, his wife and daughter inspired him to use art as a therapeutic method to regain a creative and intellectual quality of life that lay dormant for half a decade.
10/09/2014
Students shape steel into Freedom Summer Chimes
FSChimes2.jpgNathan Foley MFA (Miami '14), Jesse Thayer (Miami '14) and Brandon Lowery MFA (Miami '16) spent a good part of their summer shaping sheets of steel. The resulting treelike structures are the Freedom Summer Chimes. Madeline Haigh, a senior majoring in art, later painted text on the tree trunks.
10/06/2014
Reflections and Responses
Gallery Talk, Sunday, October 12, 2 p.m. Reflections and Responses: Faces of Freedom Summer Herbert Randall, New York Reception: 3-4 p.m. [Co-sponsored by Association of Black Faculty & Staff (ABFAS)] Join Herbert Randall, a freelance photographer originally from Bronx, New York, as he reflects on his work the Faces of Freedom Summer. An unlikely candidate to travel south, Randall was persuaded by the director of the Mississippi Summer Project, Sanford R. Leigh, to travel to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to document members of the African American community as well as volunteers in their effort to assist with black voter registration in the South.
09/30/2014
Connecting the Dots - Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Connecting the Dots: WomenÂ’s Issues are on stage, in the galleries and at the clothesline on Campus this Fall
09/22/2014
Art Therapy Lecture
Art therapist Molly Kohut (Miami Alumna) will define art therapy, its healing benefits and will introduce professional certification requirements. Kohut will identify outcomes of art therapy with children and their families who are coping with complex needs. Following the lecture, Kohut will conduct a hands-on workshop to illustrate art therapy concepts.
09/15/2014
Drama Therapy Lecture and Program
Two upcoming Revealing the Light Within the Healing Power of Expressive Arts exhibition-related programs will take place on September 18 & 19.
09/03/2014
New Freedom Summer Exhibition Open
Faces of Freedom Summer: The Photographs of Herbert Randall