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These exhibitions closed on Friday, March 3, 2017; however, we hope that the website may continue to serve as a resource.

PLAN A VISIT

The exhibition will be open from January 26 - March 3, 2017 in the University Art Gallery on Truman State University's campus.

 

Gallery Hours:

Monday – Thursday___________ 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Friday ________________________8:30am – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday__________________ ___ Noon – 4:30 p.m.

Closed on Sunday, between exhibitions, and during school holidays

 

The University Art Gallery is located in Ophelia Parrish Hall (1114) on Normal St. in Kirksville, Missouri.

 

Department of Art

100 E. Normal Ave.

Kirksville, Missouri 63501

 

art@truman.edu

January 26– March 3, 2017

 

Join, Save, Buy: U.S. World War I Posters on the Home Front

The main gallery

Arts Against the Great War

The side gallery

 

Public reception: Friday, January 27, 5:00 p.m.

 

RELATED EVENTS

 

World War I-Era Radio Show

In collaboration with the Department of Communication and KTRM

Thursday, January 26, 4:00-5:00 p.m.  on KTRM (88.7 FM) or  on-line at http://streaming.truman.edu:8000/ktrm

 

Reading of Poetry and Soldier's Letters

In collaboration with the Forensic Union and the Departments of Communication and English & Linguistics.  Please join us in the University Art Gallery for this event at which members of the Forensic Union will present dramatic readings of some of the soldier’s letters on display in Arts Against the Great War and students in the Creative Writing program will read some well-known World War I poems in addition to some of their own writing.

Wednesday, February 22, 5:15 p.m., in the University Art Gallery

 

Closing Performance

In collaboration with the Department of Music

Thursday, March 2, 7:00 p.m., University Art Gallery

This performance will feature arrangements -- made by students in Uncommon Practice -- of World War I - era sheet music on display in the Arts Against the Great War exhibition. It will also feature the performance of an original composition by Dr. Victor Marquez-Barrios (Music) based on letters written by Hubert B. Starks, a Kirksville soldier, in the collection of Dr. Brain Kubin (Music). One of those letters is also on display in the Arts Against the Great War exhibition.

 

 

VISITORS WITH DISABILITIES

 

We welcome all visitors to the University Art Gallery and to this exhibition. If you have a disability which means you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Dr. Cook at hcook@truman.edu or (660)785-4417.

 

K-12 CLASS VISITS & RESOURCES

 

We welcome visits by K-12 classes, and have special tours of the University Art Gallery and to this exhibition. For grades 5-12 curriculum resources please click on here! To schedule a class visit please contact Dr. Cook at hcook@truman.edu or (660)785-4417.