2018-2019 exhibitions and events
All events take place in the Centennial Hall Galleries. Museum admission and events are free.
Världen är liten/The World is Small. Modern Swedish and Swedish American Works
Nov. 16-Feb. 9
This exhibition highlights works in the collections by Swedish and Swedish-American artists whose practice brought them into conversation with Parisian Modernism.
The opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 16.
The exhibit is in partnership with the Figge Art Museum’s exhibition of "French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950," and is supported, in part, by a grant from the Swedish Council of America. "French Moderns" will be on view at the Davenport museum from Oct. 9-Jan. 6.
2019 Senior Art Exhibition
April 12-May 11
This exhibition features the Senior Inquiry projects of the Class of 2019 graphic design and studio art majors.
A closing reception will be held from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m May 19.
Ongoing: Permanent Collection Gallery
The Permanent Collection Gallery on the lower level of Centennial Hall will be open throughout 2018-2019 academic year, featuring works from the museum's collections chosen by the faculty to deepen student learning.
Five Alumni: Continuing to Create
Aug. 24-Oct. 27, 2018
This exhibition features recent work by five alumni artists invited by the art department. The artists are Audrey Brown ‘92, Mark Hansen ‘00, justin carl hurty ‘05, Drew Starenko ‘83, and John Vande Walle ‘06.
Three free events will be held in conjunction with the exhibition in Centennial Hall.
An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 24. There will be a reception and artists' roundtable at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1. And at 7 p.m. Oct. 2, hurty will offer a performance.
“Viewing the work these artists have created in the years since graduating offers an invaluable learning opportunity for our current art, art history, and graphic design students,” said Rowen Schusshem-Anderson, professor of art and graphic design at Augustana.
“The range and reach of these visual artists, and their diverse viewpoints, will reveal a distinctive body of work that represents some of the most innovative art in the region and beyond.”
During the academic year, noon-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, except by appointment.
Call 309-794-7400 or email for more information.
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