Department of Visual Arts

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  Upcoming Departmental Events
Visual Arts Department Bus Trip to New York City March 9th, 2013
8:00am - 9:00pm

Please join us on the New York trip to the Chelsea Galleries and Museum Mile on Saturday March 9th 2012. The cost will be $30 per person. A check or money order is acceptable when delivered to the Visual Arts Departmetn office (Shafer 211). It will be an all day trip so plan accordingly. Space is limited so reserve your spot early! For more info visit the Visual Arts Office or contact Gail Gelburd at

More information:
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Islamic Wing
MOMA: Diego Rivera Exhibition
Chelsea Galleries

For more information, view the flyer.
Arts and Sciences Research Conference and Exhibition April 13th, 2013

Eastern's Annual Research Conference and Exhibition is approaching. All submissions are due online by March 1, 2013. Be sure to register with your faculty mentor by the deadline. Here is a link to the registration site. The list of accepted submissions will be distributed on March 15th and all posters and powerpoints need to be submitted by April 10th.

The conference itself will be held on April 13th in the Science Building, be sure to attend and support your fellow students.

Science Building
Akus gallery Senior Exhibition May 3nd, 2013
The Akus Gallery Senior Exhibiton will be on display in the Akus Gallery from May 3-14th, 2013. Click Here for the 2013 submission guidelines and dates. Akus Gallery
University Hour Lecture Series: Performance by Andrea Herrera April 25th, 2012
3:00 - 4:00pm

Cubans from various waves of the migration and their descendants piece together a complex mosaic of the exile experience and diasporic identity. Join Andrea Herrea in discussing her book of testimonies that offer different perspectives on Cuban diaspora and what it means to be Cuban in exile.

Student Center Theater
Senior Visual Arts Awards Ceremony May 3th, 2013
2:00 - 3:00pm Harry Hope Theater
Senior Art Exhibition May 4th, 2012
2:00 - 5:00pm Akus Gallery
Visit Cuba May 19th-29th, 2012

Visit Cuba with Professor Gail Gelburd, chair of the Visual Arts Department, who will be leading an exciting and informative Global Field Course to Cuba in May 2012. Travel with Professor Gelburd, who has been visiting Cuba for 20 years, and other Eastern students to learn about the history, art and culture of Cuba. You will also have the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes to visit Cuban artists in their homes and studios.

For more information, view the flyer.

For more information, contact Dr. Gail Gelburd, Chair of Visual Arts, at or at (860) 465-0195.

Also: Visual Arts Departmental News

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