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Earth Week Photo/Video Contest

April 22nd, 2014 by Megan Hancock

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CONTEST RUNNING APRIL 1- APRIL 22,2014

1) SNAP YOUR PICTURE or VIDEO
Take a photo or video of all things GREEN between April 1-22.
Topics could include but are not limited to: energy & water conservation, recycling, composting, buying local, reusing, and consumption.

2) POST YOUR ENTRY
Set your profile to public, then post your photo or video on Instagram, Vine, Facebook, or Twitter.

3)TAG YOUR ENTRY
#GreenRev

4) VOTE TO WIN
Go to the Denison Museum Facebook page and VOTE for your favorite photo or video.
Winners Announced Earth Day!

Check it out: http://bit.ly/1gCb80u

Submit your Photo(s) or Video(s) April 1-22.
Vote online. (Denison Museum Facebook Page)
The winners will be announced Earth Day, April 22.

Prizes:
First Place will win a $50 gift certificate to Day y Noche
Second Place will win a $25 gift certificate to Day y Noche.
Third Place will win a $10 gift certificate to Whit’s.
*Additional awards given for the especially creative.

Rules:
1. Photos and Videos must be PG
2. You may submit more than one photo or video
3. If filming others, you must have their permission before posting

Family Day Festival

April 5th, 2014 by Denison Museum

Family day panel
Saturday, April 5, 2014
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Denison Museum (Burke Hall)
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This fun filled, child friendly event will feature the museum ‘Green Revolution’ exhibit as well as demonstrations, story time, a drum circle, and engaging hands on art making activities for all ages focusing on creating treasured objects from recyclables and awareness of an individuals impact on the Earth, or Green Footprint. Family Day is free and open to the public with adjacent free parking. Light refreshments will be served. Rediscover the Denison Museum and get an early start on Earth Day!

This version of Green Revolution is based on an exhibition originally created by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago and its Black Creativity Council and is made available by Smithsonian Institution Traveling Service.

Family Day Festival is made possible with:
Carolyn Knox, Fiber Artist
Licking County Local Food Council
Granville Public Library

Opening Reception: Green Revolution

February 27th, 2014 by Denison Museum

Green Revolution web

Thursday, February 27, 2014
4:30 to 7:00 PM
Denison Museum (Burke Hall)
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Green Revolution is a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition used jointly by Denison University and The Works in Newark to create and promote local environmental awareness and accountability through multidisciplinary hands-on experiences and community partnerships. At Denison Museum, Museum staff and student employees are proud to unveil a series of “eco-zibits” conceived, designed, assembled, and interpreted by a diverse team of students, faculty and staff. Participants come from a variety of Denison programs including Studio Art, Education, and Environmental Studies, as well as Denison Sustainability, Denison Chemical Society, Denison Science and Art Interest Group, Denison Libraries, and The Homestead.

This version of Green Revolution is based on an exhibition originally created by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago and its Black Creativity Council and is made available by Smithsonian Institution Traveling Service.

Vail Visiting Artist Lectures

November 21st, 2013 by Denison Museum

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Opening Reception: Personal Space

September 17th, 2013 by Denison Museum

Personal Space
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
4:30 to 7:00 PM
Denison Museum (Burke Hall)
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Personal Space

Denison Museum is pleased to welcome the exhibition “Personal Space”. “Personal Space” will explore the fragility of the human body, utopian and dystopian realities/fantasies, vulnerability, fear, anxiety, and desire. The New York based artists comprising the show — Jennifer Paige Cohen, Dani Leventhal, Yasue Maetake, Ohad Meromi, and Jennifer Nuss will exhibit work ranging from modestly scaled drawings to large sculptures and video.

In an ongoing effort to highlight the outstanding quality of Denison Museum’s permanent collection, the five artists participating in “Personal Space” have generously curated pieces from the Museum’s permanent collection that will be included in the exhibition.

This exhibition was curated by Tommy White, Denison University Assistant Professor of Studio Art.

Exhibitions on view September 12, 2013 – December 7, 2013
Free and open to the public.

Family Day and Book Making Workshop

April 20th, 2013 by Denison Museum

Saturday, April 20, 2013
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Denison Museum (Burke Hall)
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Please join us this spring for a fun-filled afternoon of family friendly events and Book Making Workshop. Refreshments will be served. All ages welcome. This event is free and open to the public.

Book Making Workshop

In association with the exhibition Druckworks: 40 Years of Books and Projects by Johanna Drucker, the students of Denison University’s Artists Books class will conduct a one-day workshop for ages 6-18. This free class will teach some amazing and simple book binding processes that have been used by artists of all discipline to work with the book as a form of art. All materials will be provided.

Druckworks Gallery Talk

March 1st, 2013 by Denison Museum

Johanna Drucker

Johanna Drucker

Friday, March 1, 2013
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Denison Museum (Burke Hall)
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A Gallery Talk with Visiting Artist Johanna Drucker. Johanna Drucker is a distinguished writer, typographic poet, and scholar-critic. The DRUCKWORKS retrospective allows audiences to experience the course of her artistic development while offering key insights into the evolution of the field of artists’ books as an interdisciplinary, and often collaborative, artistic and literary activity.

Co-sponsored by Denison Museum and Creativity & Courage: Denison’s 2012-13 Spectrum Series

DRUCKWORKS: 40 Years of Books and Projects by Johanna Drucker is organized by the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago.

From Projects to Platforms: Knowledge Design in Digital Humanities

February 28th, 2013 by Denison Museum

Johanna Drucker

Johanna Drucker


Thursday, February 28, 2013
5:00 PM
William Howard Doane Library (President’s Room)

Lecture by Johanna Drucker with Reception Following

While providing an overview of digital humanities projects at UCLA, this talk will focus on pedagogy and scholarship at the intersection of libraries and digital collections. This library talk is part of the Franklin Lecture Series, funded by the Carolyn Craig and Dr. Carl M. Franklin Fund.

Co-sponsored by Denison Museum and Denison Libraries

Denison Museum Opening Reception

February 8th, 2013 by Denison Museum

Johanna Drucker. “History of the/my Wor(l)d”, 1990. Granary Books. Edition 1, Object 1. Page 40-41. http://www.artistsbooksonline.org

Friday, February 8, 2013
4:30 to 7:00 PM
Denison Museum (Burke Hall)
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DRUCKWORKS: 40 Years of Books and Projects by Johanna Drucker

Johanna Drucker is a distinguished writer, typographic poet, and scholar-critic. The DRUCKWORKS retrospective allows audiences to experience the course of her artistic development while offering key insights into the evolution of the field of artists’ books as an interdisciplinary, and often collaborative, artistic and literary activity.

Organized by the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago.

Book + Art: The Reading Room

Book + Art: The Reading Room features books by Ohio artists and is the result of sabbatical research conducted by Denison’s own University Archivist Heather Lyle.

Artist Books Print Project

The works in this exhibition were created in Denison University’s Introduction to Print course and addressed an exploration of memory including place and time a reflection on our private and shared environment. Introduction to Print was taught by Visiting Professor Melissa Vogley-Woods in Fall 2012.

Queer Graphix Zines

Zines about GLBTQ artists and art movements created by students in Associate Professor Ron Abram’s Queer Graphix course, a Denison University Studio Art/Queer Studies course dealing with alternative queer art-making practices and aesthetics with a focus on issues of identity, gender, orientation and sexuality.

Exhibitions on view February 8, 2013 – May 11, 2013
Free and open to the public.

BON PA GASPIYÉ: A good thing is not wasted

November 8th, 2012 by Denison Museum

Panel discussion featuring artist-photographer Dr. Andrea Baldeck, Dr. Tracee Laing, founding director of Granville’s own Healing Art Missions, Keith W. Hare, HAM’s technical consultant for technology, alternative energy, and infrastructure, and Dr. Joe Reczek, Assistant Professor in Denison’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Department. Sharing a commitment to advancing community health knowledge and social justice in under-developed communities, the guest speakers will rely on personal experience to document NGO volunteerism in one of the world’s poorest nations.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
7:00 PM
Burke Hall, Directions

Free and open to the public

“Being an intern at the Denison Museum was an absolutely pivotal experience in my education, and I am just so thankful for everything that I took away from it.”

— Julie Rotramel '11