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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
08/26/2014
New Expressive Arts Therapies Exhibition Open
Revealing the Light Within: The Healing Power of Expressive Arts runs August 26 - December 6, 2014
08/20/2014
In Memoriam: William Schmidt
william-e-schmidt.jpgOn Saturday, August 16th, benefactor William Schmidt passed away in his home in Sarasota. We have lost a great patron and friend of the arts.
08/11/2014
The Arts and Freedom Summer
conference004.jpgCelebrating the works and events of faculty, students, and alums of the College of Creative Arts as part of the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer