STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Concordia College art show looks at wonder
Its a little bit like the scene from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in which Lucy Pevensie pulls the sheet from a gargantuan armoire and steps into the land of Narnia.
As you open the 16 s... Posted on 9/6/10 at 8:02 AM
The Smithsonian exhibit “Key Ingredients: America by Food” is coming to the historic Opera House lobby in Ellendale, N.D. The exhibit opens Saturday and runs through June 16. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and by appointment.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Joseph Traugott stretches out his Tony Lama boots and peers around a New Mexico Museum of Art gallery filled with plastic-wrapped boots, paintings and photographs propped against walls and the sounds of an old-time cowboy singer crooning “Have I told you lately that I love you.”
The Home and Garden Show is returning to the Jamestown Civic Center this weekend after it was cancelled in 2009 due to sandbag operations.
Admission to the show is free. The event is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
“Bits and Pieces,” an exhibit by area artists Sue and Mike Morrissey is now on display at the Arts Center in Jamestown. The Morrisseys joined forces to share their creative passions — Sue, the visual artist, and Mike, the literary artist. This, their first joint exhibition will be on display through Dec. 5.
The Basketball Hall of Fame has opened a Michael Jordan exhibit before his enshrinement next month.
The display features items from Jordan’s NBA career and from his time at North Carolina and with the 1992 Olympic Dream Team. There is also a batting glove from Jordan’s brief foray into baseball.
The Arts Center’s Gallery features Cris Fulton’s North Dakota’s landscapes in Prairie Pastels, on display through Aug. 15. With subtle and simple style Fulton’s pastels portray moments of sublime solitude and intense drama that the prairies have to offer, according to gallery manager Sally Jeppson.
The Smithsonian Institutes exhibit, “Journey Stories,” is on display at the Enderlin City Auditorium from through July 11. The exhibit is part of the institute’s Museums on Main Street project which brings actual exhibits from the Smithsonian to small town America.
“Eye Spy,” an ophthalmic history exhibit created by the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Museum of Vision, will be at the Barnes County Historical Society in Valey City through Aug. 31.
New sections to the Corridor of Time exhibit opened Saturday at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck.
The Corridor of Time shows visitors what life was like in the region that includes what is now North Dakota millions of years ago. It has been developed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and the North Dakota Geological Survey in several phases, beginning in 2006. The third and final phase depicts life during the Paleozoic Era (250 to 570 million years ago), the Paleocene (55 to 65 million years ago) and the Oligocene (24 to 34 million years ago) Epochs with new murals, dioramas, fossil specimens and fossil casts.
Art on the Plains X, Plains Art Museum’s 10th regional juried exhibition, opens at the museum Nov. 26, and runs through March 1, in the William and Anna Jane Schlossman Gallery. The exhibition, previously an annual exhibition, re-turns as an invigorated biennial. The exhibition accepts entries from established and emerging visual artists from the region served by the museum: North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana and Sas-katchewan and Manitoba, Canada. During the run of the exhibition, visitors may vote for the People’s Choice Award, to be announced at the close of the show.
To Fool the Eye,” an ophthalmic history exhibit created by the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Museum of Vision, San Francisco, Calif., is at the Barnes County Historical Society through Nov. 30.
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