Friday, February 6, 2009

Art Museum Celebrates Re-Opening of Galleries

Invitation to the opening of The Disappeared/ Los Desaparecidos
with the artwork of Luis Gonzales Palma

Tana Stith, graphic design; photo courtesy of the North Dakota Museum of Art

On March 6, 2009, the University of Wyoming Art Museum re-opens its galleries with a major, internationally touring exhibition called The Disappeared / Los Desaparecidos. Curated by Laurel Reuter, director and chief curator of the North Dakota Museum of Art, the exhibition presents the work of 26 Latin American artists who have incorporated their personal and cultural experiences of the "disappeared."
A series of public programs are being planned. Schedule to date includes:

Fri., Mar. 6; 10:30 am
Gallery Walkthrough with Laurel Reuter, curator

Fri., Mar. 6; 6 - 8 pm
Opening Reception

Sat., Mar. 7; 7 pm
Art Talk with Laurel Reuter, curator

Mon., Mar. 30; 7 pm
An evening of music and poetry featuring UW pianist Rubia Santos and UW music students

Mon. Apr. 13; 7 pm
Art Talk with Kate Doyle, senior analyst, National Security Archives

For information on The Disappeared, visit the UW Art Museum webpage.

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