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August 25 - 31, 2019

Sunday, August 25

Avian Adventures 3

Recreation | Agriculture and Natural Resources

The third of four birding tours on the Swaner Preserve in 2019! Legendary Utah birder, Kenny Frisch, will guide us on an early morning excursion to view and identify local and migratory feathered friends on the Preserve. Please be sure to wear hiking shoes or boots that can get wet, and be prepared for uneven soggy ground.

We will provide binoculars for each attendee, or bring your own if you have a pair you prefer.

Registration is required to attend, and spots fill fast!

8/25 at 7:00 am | Swaner EcoCenter | More Info


Monday, August 26

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

8/26 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/26 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | More Info

Social Power, Privilege and Difference Online Class

Workshop/Training

Are you frustrated because your voice isn't being heard or you are not being taken seriously? Please join the Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU for this exciting 8-week online class being offered August 5 through September 29 on Social Power, Privilege and Difference. The purpose of this class is to help you become more aware of your individual power and how you can use that power to advocate for yourself as well as others. Fee is $25. Orientation is Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/social-power-usu.

8/26 at 10:00 am | More Info

Public Forum During USUSA Academic Senate Meeting

Meeting

Take the opportunity to observe and present to the USUSA Academic Senate, comprised of each college senator and the Executive Vice President. As your representatives, they are eager to hear about your ideas and answer your questions.

Please contact admin.ususa@usu.edu by the Friday before to ensure time is set aside for you to present, discuss, and ask questions.

8/26 at 4:00 pm | More Info


Tuesday, August 27

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

8/27 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/27 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

8/27 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

8/27 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Social Power, Privilege and Difference Online Class

Workshop/Training

Are you frustrated because your voice isn't being heard or you are not being taken seriously? Please join the Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU for this exciting 8-week online class being offered August 5 through September 29 on Social Power, Privilege and Difference. The purpose of this class is to help you become more aware of your individual power and how you can use that power to advocate for yourself as well as others. Fee is $25. Orientation is Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/social-power-usu.

8/27 at 10:00 am | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

8/27 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

Docent-led Tour for "A Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Panel Discussion/Presentation

Every Tuesday throughout the summer, USU Museum of Anthropology docents will provide a free guided tour of "A Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender" now showing at the Museum of Anthropology. Join us for conversations about the National Women's Party, the leaders of the Women's Suffrage Movement, and connections to women around the world.

8/27 at 2:00 pm | Museum of Anthropology | More Info


Wednesday, August 28

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

8/28 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/28 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

8/28 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

8/28 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Social Power, Privilege and Difference Online Class

Workshop/Training

Are you frustrated because your voice isn't being heard or you are not being taken seriously? Please join the Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU for this exciting 8-week online class being offered August 5 through September 29 on Social Power, Privilege and Difference. The purpose of this class is to help you become more aware of your individual power and how you can use that power to advocate for yourself as well as others. Fee is $25. Orientation is Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/social-power-usu.

8/28 at 10:00 am | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

8/28 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

Welcome Back, USU! Museum + Music & Tandoori Oven

Arts/Entertainment

In partnership with USU Office of Global Engagement.

Dinner with Tandoori Oven:
Served 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Museum Patio
$20 per person, $10 children under 12

20% discount for NEHMA members and for anyone joining today. Students too! Become a NEHMA member through monthly USU payroll deduction at $12.50 month and eat free!
https://www.usu.edu/nehmamembership. Tickets available in advance or day of at NEHMA front desk.

Museum + Music - Transnational Landscapes: Classical Indian Music of the Hindustani Traditions:
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. in the Caine Gallery
Free

Welcoming master sitarist Pt. Deobrat Mishra and tabla virtuoso Prashant Mishra, this concert will explore the traditions of Hindustani music as they live in our modern world. At the same time contemporary visual works from LatinX artists and the early twentieth century artist Stanton MacDonald-Wright (whose work draws on Japanese artistic traditions) will invite audiences to consider a cultural landscape created irrespective of national borders, one which is truly transnational.
Questions? visit artmuseum.usu.edu or call 435-797-7239

8/28 at 4:30 pm | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

"Sin in Syntax" Writing Workshop sponsored by USU Writing Center and Logan Library

Workshop/Training

The Cache Valley Community Writing Center and USU Writing Center present a free August Writing Workshop: "Sin in Syntax" with Stephanie Pointer. Workshop is 5-6 PM, with free one-on-one writing tutoring available from 6-7 PM.

8/28 at 5:00 pm | More Info


Thursday, August 29

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

8/29 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/29 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | More Info

Women Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender

Arts/Entertainment | Year of the Woman

An exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology reminds us of that years-long progress with a showing of original work by Allender (1873-1957), cartoonist for The Suffragist, a weekly news tabloid published by the National Women’s Party in Washington, D.C.

From 8/29 at 10:00 am to 8/30 at 4:00 pm | Anthropology Museum | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

8/29 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

8/29 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Social Power, Privilege and Difference Online Class

Workshop/Training

Are you frustrated because your voice isn't being heard or you are not being taken seriously? Please join the Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU for this exciting 8-week online class being offered August 5 through September 29 on Social Power, Privilege and Difference. The purpose of this class is to help you become more aware of your individual power and how you can use that power to advocate for yourself as well as others. Fee is $25. Orientation is Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/social-power-usu.

8/29 at 10:00 am | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

8/29 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info

Community Art Day at Kaysville Farmer's Market

Arts/Entertainment

The Mobile Art Truck will bring a new activity and our mobile gallery to the Kaysville Farmer's Market once a month this summer. Community Art Day activities are free and open to all ages, with all materials provided.

8/29 at 5:00 pm | More Info


Friday, August 30

Eva Kwong Exhibition

Arts/Entertainment

Eva Kwong is known for her sensuous, colorful, large and small scale ceramic sculptures, vessels and installations inspired by her longtime interest in the organic forms and colors she sees in nature. Kwong’s glazes can range from subtle greens and browns to bright primary colors. Her thrown and hand built stoneware pieces are often provocative exploring the concept of opposites. Kwong is most well known for her ceramics but she has also made prints.

8/30 at 9:00 am | Chase Fine Arts Center, Tipetts and Eccles Galleries | More Info

Blood Battle (American Red Cross blood drive)

Special Event

It's time to save a life! Donate during USU's largest annual blood drive with the American Red Cross, get a t-shirt, and help us win the trophy in the face off against Weber State! We need donors EVERY SINGLE DAY during the first week of school. Take your chances walking in, or sign up for an appointment and a Fast Pass at redcross.org.

Follow the URL below to sign up for a volunteer shift at the check in and snack tables.

8/30 at 9:00 am | TSC, Sunburst Lounge | More Info

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

8/30 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

8/30 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Social Power, Privilege and Difference Online Class

Workshop/Training

Are you frustrated because your voice isn't being heard or you are not being taken seriously? Please join the Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU for this exciting 8-week online class being offered August 5 through September 29 on Social Power, Privilege and Difference. The purpose of this class is to help you become more aware of your individual power and how you can use that power to advocate for yourself as well as others. Fee is $25. Orientation is Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/social-power-usu.

8/30 at 10:00 am | More Info

Exhibit: " Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender"

Exhibition

An exhibit of eight pieces of cartoons and other work by Nina Allender, the Suffragist art director and chief cartoonist. The exhibit includes The Suffragist reproductions and photographs. Visit the museum Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am - 2 pm.

8/30 at 10:00 am | Museum of Anthropology | More Info


Saturday, August 31

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection

Exhibition

Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions by Yolanda Gonzalez, Leo Limón, Paul Sierra and Eloy Torrez will be featured in Latinx from the Collection as well as a grouping of paños, artworks created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.

Latinx from the NEHMA Collection is co-curated by USU Art History Professor Alvaro Ibarra and NEHMA Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Bolton Colburn.

8/31 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info

Haikus, Modernism and Stanton MacDonald-Wright

Exhibition

Stanton MacDonald-Wright’s “Haiga Portfolio” (1965-1966) blends Eastern and Western influences, pairing vibrant modernist paintings with haikus written by some of Japan’s most influential poets.
The term “haiga” refers to a style of Japanese painting by haiku poets, whose poems are known for their brevity and simplicity. Each of the ten prints that compose the “Haiga Portfolio” have a corresponding haiku.
The “Haiga Portfolio” exemplifies the 20th century modernist movement Synchromism, cofounded in 1913 by MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. The movement sought to arrange color in the same way that sound is composed in music and is considered the first American avant-guard movement to be accepted internationally. Seventy-five years old at the time of the portfolio’s creation, MacDonald-Wright employed the use of energetic, swirling shapes coupled with dense, vivid colors orchestrated in the modernist style and the rhythm of Synchromism.

8/31 at 10:00 am | Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art | More Info




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