Arts

Film festival focuses on world of the blind

In October, Union College students received a media challenge: produce a short video for use on the Web and social media that answers the question “Do we understand the world of the blind?” Six film makers rose to the challenge and on January 17, three were awarded cash prizes at the first In:Sight Video Awards event—hosted by Christian Record Services for the Blind and Union College.

Creator of 2012 class gift exhibits in McClelland gallery

As a class gift, the senior class of 2012 commissioned a painting by Union College alumnus Randall May to hang in the lobby of the new science and mathematics complex. The four-by-five-foot piece will be unveiled after the Commencement service on May 6. Other works by May are currently on display in the McClelland Art Gallery from now until May 20.

Saving a tribe at the McClelland Art Gallery

“Cassi, we have a new name for you,” said Solomae. “’Nashipae,’ which means joy. You’re beautiful and full of happiness. We’re sad you have to go soon, but know you can always come back. You’ll always be our sister, a Maasai.”

Union College drama goes back to "Kindergarten."

Image of a playbill for Everything I Need to Know about Life I Learned in Kindergarten.Union College drama will present All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten starting Thursday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Poetry competition entries displayed in McClelland Art Gallery

The winning poems from the Division of Humanities’ second annual poetry competition are currently on display in the McClelland Art Gallery. The division published the top 20 student and employee submissions in the gallery on Feb. 19 and they will exhibit until March 4.

Student wins Nebraska ADDY award

Kristen Vogler, junior graphic design major, won a silver Student ADDY in the Nebraska ADDY competition for 2011. The award was presented during a banquet on Feb. 5, 2012 at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln. 

Student drawings on display in McClelland Art Gallery

The nine students enrolled in Drawing II class will display their work in the McClelland Art Gallery from Feb. 12-19. The exhibition will feature three drawings from each student, demonstrating key techniques they have studied.

Local artist promotes conservation with oil and canvas

Elizabeth Rieke-Hefley’s love for wildlife manifests itself on canvas. The Lincoln-based artist shares her passion for conservation with others through her oil paintings, which often depict vibrant scenes of nature and endangered species. Her work will be displayed in the McClelland Art Gallery now through Feb. 12.

Student photography on display

Student photos, such as this image taken by Teddy Griffin, will be on display in the McClelland Art Gallery now through January 1.

Union celebrates Christmas with weekend concerts

Union College will celebrate Christmas with three annual concerts this weekend.

The Christmas Choral Concert, on Friday, Dec. 9, will feature the Unionaires and the Vocal Octet. The groups will perform seasonal music by John Rutter, several Robert Shaw and Alice Parker arrangements, and an eclectic mix of the director's personal Christmas favorites that have stood the test of time.

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