Ulrich Museum of Art

Ulrich Museum of Art Today's Art Matters! A museum of modern and contemporary art.
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The Ulrich Museum of Art, located on the campus of Wichita State University, is the region's source for modern and contemporary art. The Ulrich provides a unique opportunity for you to view our world through the eyes of the leading artists of today.

Earlier today in Lindsborg, Kansas, Ulrich Museum Director Leslie Brothers and Ann Resnick and Dan Rouser, co-curators o...
11/08/2019

Earlier today in Lindsborg, Kansas, Ulrich Museum Director Leslie Brothers and Ann Resnick and Dan Rouser, co-curators of the exhibition “Kevin Mullins: Fire in the Paint Locker,” accepted the Best Graphic Design award from the Kansas Museum Association for the exhibition catalogue of the same name. A special thank you goes out to Howerton+White as well for helping to produce the stunning book. We are grateful to the KMA for this honor, a fitting tribute to an important Wichita-based artist. You can still purchase a copy of the catalogue, which makes the perfect holiday gift for the art lovers in your life, by visiting:

https://secure.touchnet.com/C21797_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2413

#ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichitaart #kevinmullins #kansasmuseumassociation @ Lindsborg, Kansas

11/07/2019

In this short video clip (58s), Clay Currents visiting artist Pattie Chalmers demonstrates her technique for printing on clay. Pattie will conduct workshops throughout today and tomorrow. Friday evening, she delivers her talk (reception at 5:30 p.m., program at 6:00 p.m.) and Saturday at 1:30 p.m. she’ll participate in a panel discussing the Clay Currents exhibition. All events are free and open to the public. #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #wichitaart #claycurrents #ceramics

11/06/2019

@ladypattiechalmers will be here soon!
#claycurrents #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #wichitaart #ceramics #pottery

Many thanks to our presenters today, Jeff Pulaski and Barry Badgett—and special guest Jason Flanders, Scene Shop Manag...
11/05/2019

Many thanks to our presenters today, Jeff Pulaski and Barry Badgett—and special guest Jason Flanders, Scene Shop Manager in the School of Performing Arts. Join us next week when Larry Schwarm, Distinguished Professor of Photo Media delivers the final talk in the series. #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #wichitaart @ Ulrich Museum of Art

Scenes from yesterday’s Family Fun Day at the Ulrich Museum on the @wichita_state_u campus. Thanks to @sac_wsu for the...
11/03/2019

Scenes from yesterday’s Family Fun Day at the Ulrich Museum on the @wichita_state_u campus. Thanks to @sac_wsu for their help! #ulrichmuseum #wichita #wichitastateuniversity @ Ulrich Museum of Art

10/31/2019
Wichita State University

The Ulrich Museum of Art welcomes Dr. Jay Golden as the new Wichita State University President! #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #jaygolden

Please welcome the 14th president of Wichita State University, Dr. Jay Golden! Hear what he has to say about joining Shocker Nation. Learn more about the president-elect at wsu.news/jaygolden

Great presentations today by two faculty artists who come from such disparate approaches yet, at times,  also share over...
10/29/2019

Great presentations today by two faculty artists who come from such disparate approaches yet, at times, also share overlaps. Thank you, Hallie Linnebur (pictured in a costume she created) and Tanna Burchinal for sharing your wonderful insights on “The Power of Costume and Ephemeral Landscape.” There are only TWO more talks left! Join us next Tuesday at 12 P.M. when Jeff Pulaski and Barry Badgett present under the theme: “Freedom and Pressure.” #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita @ Ulrich Museum of Art

10/28/2019

Crews brave the cold weather to remove Ernest Carl Shaw’s sculpture “Cluster IV” from the Wichita State University campus for renovation. The sculpture should be back in a couple of weeks. #ulrichmuseum #wichita

Come check out the lunchtime talks with Hallie Linnebur (@hallielinnebur) and Tanna Burchinal (@tanna_burchinal) tomorro...
10/28/2019

Come check out the lunchtime talks with Hallie Linnebur (@hallielinnebur) and Tanna Burchinal (@tanna_burchinal) tomorrow at noon!

Check out this wonderful article on “Clay Currents” in the Wichita Eagle by Amy Geiszler-Jones! Thank you, Amy! Clay...
10/27/2019
Ulrich’s “Clay Currents” brings together 60 pieces created by 24 ceramic artists

Check out this wonderful article on “Clay Currents” in the Wichita Eagle by Amy Geiszler-Jones! Thank you, Amy! Clay Currents is on display at the Ulrich until Dec.8. Admission is free & open to the public! #ulrichmuseum #claycurrents #wichita #wichitastateuniversity #ceramics #wichitaart

“Clay Currents” brings together 60 pieces created by 24 ceramic artists from around the U.S. and internationally. The exhibition at the Ulrich Museum of Art on the Wichita State University campus will continue through Dec. 8. Admission is free.

THANK YOU to our wonderful presenters today: Ted Adler, Davood Askari, John Hammer, and Madeline McCullough. They repres...
10/25/2019

THANK YOU to our wonderful presenters today: Ted Adler, Davood Askari, John Hammer, and Madeline McCullough. They represented a wide range of fascinating research being conducted across the @wichita_state_u campus. The next FUN event is Friday, November 22. Same time, same location. Be sure to join! #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita @ Ulrich Museum of Art

10/24/2019
10/24/2019
Check out this wonderful profile of Ulrich Alliance member Juanta Wolfe!
10/24/2019
Portrait of an Artist, Portrait of a Fighter

Check out this wonderful profile of Ulrich Alliance member Juanta Wolfe!

Juanta Wolfe paces back and forth in the octagon, staring down his opponent. His lips pull up toward his nose, accentuating the 28-year-old’s thinnish mustache. It produces an expression somewhere between derision and intimidation. At 6’2 and 153 lbs. he is wiry but muscular; not the most intimi...

THANK YOU to KMUW’s Curt Clonts for this lovely review of our exhibition, “Clay Currents: The Wichita National Ceram...
10/23/2019
An Artist's Perspective: 'Clay Currents'

THANK YOU to KMUW’s Curt Clonts for this lovely review of our exhibition, “Clay Currents: The Wichita National Ceramics Invitational.” Clonts writes: “I will long remember this exhibition.” Come see what he means—and, if you have seen it already, come see it again; there’s such a wide range of works to appreciate. Clay Currents is on display at the Ulrich Museum of Art on the Wichita State University campus until Dec. 8. Admission is free. #ulrichmueum #claycurrents #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #wichitaart #ceramics

There is always talk of art and how it marks time. One discipline transcends all of that and simply is time, or the essence of time. Since all beginning,

Happy Mudders Day! We had another excellent pairing today for our faculty lunchtime talks. Thanks to Ted Adler (Instagra...
10/22/2019

Happy Mudders Day! We had another excellent pairing today for our faculty lunchtime talks. Thanks to Ted Adler (Instagram: @theblackadler) and Gary Lincoln (@garylincolnstudios) for sharing their wonderful insights with us! There are only THREE more lunchtime talks left! Next week’s lineup promises to be just as provocative: Hallie Linnebur (@hallielinnebur) and Tanna Burchinal (@tanna_burchinal). You won’t want to miss it! And, if you’re interested in hearing more about Ted Adler’s research and techniques, you can catch him as one of our four FUN presenters this Friday (10/25) from 4-5 p.m. at the Ulrich! #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #wichitaart #ceramics @ Ulrich Museum of Art

Looks amazing! Come see Hallie’s work in the "Teachable Moments: The XXII Faculty Biennial" exhibition currently on di...
10/18/2019

Looks amazing! Come see Hallie’s work in the "Teachable Moments: The XXII Faculty Biennial" exhibition currently on display at the Ulrich Museum! #ulrichmuseum Repost @hallielinnebur with @make_repost
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Omg I am finally done with this gigantic box! 🎉🎉🎉 This one was seriously a challenge for me, took forever, mainly because of rain and wind, but today was a perfect day for painting! Find this one by the lake between food truck plaza and the engineering building at @wichita_state_u @discoverwsu #wichitaks #wichitamurals #psychedelic #rainbow #faces #friendship #foodtrucklake

We had an inspirational talk today by Sarah Stewart, Art Educator at Envision, as part of our Senior Wednesday programmi...
10/16/2019

We had an inspirational talk today by Sarah Stewart, Art Educator at Envision, as part of our Senior Wednesday programming. Sarah described how Envision uses art to engage the Blind and Visually-Impaired community—and how all of us can benefit from exploring artistic avenues of expression. Thank you, Sarah, for the wonderful presentation! #ulrichmuseum #ulrichmuseumofart #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #wichitaart @ Ulrich Museum of Art

A special Thank You goes out to Howerton+White for their expert help in producing this stunning catalogue!
10/11/2019

A special Thank You goes out to Howerton+White for their expert help in producing this stunning catalogue!

ICYMI :: Congratulations to Wichita State University's Ulrich Museum of Art on being awarded Top Graphic Design by the Kansas Museums Association for the exhibition catalogue, “Kevin Mullins: Fire in the Paint Locker." We’re proud to have collaborated on the design and production of such a beautiful book commemorating the life and work of Kevin Mullins, a beloved local artist, curator and gallery owner. It was truly a labor of love!

We won an award for our exhibition catalogue "Kevin Mullins: Fire in the Paint Locker"! https://mailchi.mp/82fd8c951144/...
10/11/2019
The colorful exhibition catalogue published by the Ulrich received the best Graphic Design Award from the Kansas Museum Association

We won an award for our exhibition catalogue "Kevin Mullins: Fire in the Paint Locker"!
https://mailchi.mp/82fd8c951144/kmaaward

WICHITA, Kan.--A colorful exhibition catalogue showcasing the work of an important Wichita artist and published by Wichita State University’s Ulrich Museum of Art has been chosen for an award by the Kansas Museum Association.   The catalogue, Kevin Mullins: Fire in the Paint Locker, was recent...

Here are some photos from last night’s Sculpture Glow tour. Thanks to everyone who came out—and to Ulrich Volunteer ...
10/10/2019

Here are some photos from last night’s Sculpture Glow tour. Thanks to everyone who came out—and to Ulrich Volunteer Docent Donald Rogus for leading the tour! #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #sculpture #wichita #wichitaart @ Ulrich Museum of Art

Thank you, Daria! It looks wonderful! #Repost @wichita_state_u with @make_repost・・・Biological sciences and graphic...
10/09/2019

Thank you, Daria! It looks wonderful! #Repost @wichita_state_u with @make_repost
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Biological sciences and graphic design freshman Daria Moore painted one of two crosswalks with a temporary chalk paint in this weekend's Creative Crosswalks event. 🎨 📍Located outside of the @ulrichmuseum #openhouse #wsunow #campus #DiscoverWSU

It was another great pairing of faculty artists today. Thank you to Kristin Beal and Lori Santos for their thoughtful pr...
10/08/2019

It was another great pairing of faculty artists today. Thank you to Kristin Beal and Lori Santos for their thoughtful presentations on “Enrichment and Community.” Plus, we gave out more buttons! We won’t have a talk next week (Fall Break), but the series will resume on Tuesday, October 22, when Ted Adler and Gary Lincoln present with the theme “Talking Dirt with a Couple of Mudders.” Hope you’ll join us! #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #wichitaart #wsuadci

It was indeed a great weekend for art on campus. Thanks, WSU School of Art, Design and Creative Industries for all the g...
10/07/2019

It was indeed a great weekend for art on campus. Thanks, WSU School of Art, Design and Creative Industries for all the great work!

We brought the art to Wichita State's open house weekend!

✔️ Visitors to Henrion Hall got a first-hand view of molten metal thanks to the efforts of the WSU Sculpture Guild.

✔️ The WSU ShiftSpace Student Group installed two "creative crosswalks" based on designs by Daria Moore and Andrew Cruz.

✔️ The WSU Ceramics Guild sold hundreds of bowls at the Empty Bowls Chili Cook-off.

Here's an event this week on campus sponsored by the WSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion that we think Ulrich friends ...
10/07/2019

Here's an event this week on campus sponsored by the WSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion that we think Ulrich friends would enjoy. Be sure to check it out! #wichita #wichitastateuniversity

The Art of Code Switching

6 p.m.
Thursday, October 10
Wichita State University - CAC Theater

What is code switching? Harold Wallace III defines what code switching is and shares the everyday struggle of switching codes for survival.

Learn more about the Diversity Lecture Series at wichita.edu/diversitylectureseries.

#Repost @wsushiftspacegallery with @make_repost・・・Creative Crosswalks ✔️ Thank you @ulrichmuseum for sponsorin...
10/06/2019

#Repost @wsushiftspacegallery with @make_repost
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Creative Crosswalks ✔️ Thank you @ulrichmuseum for sponsoring this fun project! The crosswalks were painted with temporary chalk spray paint and should last a few weeks! It would be SO FUN to do these with brushes/rollers in a less temporary fashion!

Thank YOU, WSU ShiftSpace, it looks amazing!
10/05/2019

Thank YOU, WSU ShiftSpace, it looks amazing!

Creative Crosswalks ✔️

Thank you @ulrichmuseum for sponsoring this fun project! The crosswalks were painted with temporary chalk spray paint and should last a few weeks! It would be SO FUN to do these with brushes/rollers in a less temporary fashion! @ Ulrich Museum of Art

Happening TODAY!!! It’s that glorious time of the year again: time for the EMPTY BOWLS WICHITA CHILI COOK-OFF!!! The e...
10/05/2019

Happening TODAY!!! It’s that glorious time of the year again: time for the EMPTY BOWLS WICHITA CHILI COOK-OFF!!! The event goes from 11 A.M. - 1 P.M. today in the John Bardo Center (formerly the Experiential Engineering Building) on the Wichita State University campus. For just $25 ($10 for students), you get to pick out a handmade ceramic bowl made by artists and community members (yours to keep), and fill it with all the tasty chili, soup, and desserts your heart (and stomach) desires! All proceeds go to help the Kansas Food Bank! Don’t miss this fun and worthwhile event! #ulrichmuseum #emptybowlswichita #wichita #wichitafoodie #wichitafood #wichitafoodies #wichitaeats #wsuceramicsguild @ WSU Experiential Engineering Building

TOMORROW!!! (Saturday, Oct. 5) Don’t forget to join us for the Empty Bowls Wichita Chili Cook-off! Pick a handmade bow...
10/04/2019

TOMORROW!!! (Saturday, Oct. 5) Don’t forget to join us for the Empty Bowls Wichita Chili Cook-off! Pick a handmade bowl (yours to keep) and fill it with all the tasty chili, soup, and desserts you can eat—all while helping a good cause: the Kansas Food Bank! The cook-off goes from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the John Bardo Center (formerly the Experiential Engineering Building) on the Wichita State University campus. Tickets are $25 per person ($10 for students). Don’t miss this fun and important event! #ulrichmuseum #emptybowls #wsu #goshox #wichitastateuniversity #emptybowlswichita #wichita #wichitafoodie #wichitafoodies #wichitafood @ WSU Experiential Engineering Building

TOMORROW!!! Don’t forget to join us for handmade bowls and all the chili, soup, and desserts you can eat—all while h...
10/04/2019
Empty Bowls Wichita

TOMORROW!!! Don’t forget to join us for handmade bowls and all the chili, soup, and desserts you can eat—all while helping a good cause: the Kansas Food Bank! The cook-off goes from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the John Bardo Center (formerly the Experiential Engineering Building) on the Wichita State University campus. Tickets are $25 per person ($10 for students), which includes a handmade bowl of your choosing (to keep), and all the wonderful food you can eat! Don’t miss this fun and important event! #ulrichmuseum #emptybowls #emptybowlswichita

Where's Shane? Checking out Empty Bowls Chili Cook-Off!
https://www.kwch.com/content/news/Wheres-Shane-Checking-out-Empty-Bowls-Chili-Cook-Off--562061551.html

Scenes from Ben Nickol’s sublime reading at tonight’s “Writing Now, Reading Now” event. #ulrichmuseum #wichitast...
10/04/2019

Scenes from Ben Nickol’s sublime reading at tonight’s “Writing Now, Reading Now” event. #ulrichmuseum #wichitastateuniversity #wichita #sunriver #bennickol Wichita State MFA in Creative Writing @ Ulrich Museum of Art

Check out this interesting conversation between KMUW's Beth Golay and tonight's "Writing Now, Reading Now" author Ben Ni...
10/03/2019
Marginalia: Ben Nickol

Check out this interesting conversation between KMUW's Beth Golay and tonight's "Writing Now, Reading Now" author Ben Nickol. The event kicks off tonight at the Ulrich with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the reading at 6. Hope to see you there!

Short story collections can be difficult to discuss in one sitting, but that doesn’t stop me from trying. Luckily, with his new collection, author Ben

10/02/2019

Brilliant talk this evening by Dr. Brittany Lockard, Assistant Professor of Art History at @wichita_state_u. Her talk, “The Secret Language of Food and Women’s Art,” was very provocative—at times funny, at times eye-opening—and always insightful. We certainly had wonderful audience participation as well. And, we gave out more buttons! Thank you, Dr. Lockard! #ulrichmuseum #wichita #wichitaart #wichitastateuniversity @ Ulrich Museum of Art

We had two more outstanding presentations today by @wichita_state_u faculty artists. Thank you to Kirsten S. Johnson and...
10/01/2019

We had two more outstanding presentations today by @wichita_state_u faculty artists. Thank you to Kirsten S. Johnson and Marco Hernandez for sharing their wonderful insights. And, we gave out more buttons! Join us next week when the speakers will be Kristin Beal and Lori Santos, discussing the topic “Enrichment and Community.” #ulrichmuseum #wsuadci #wichita #contemporaryart @ Ulrich Museum of Art

We had a wonderful Salon Circle Kick-off yesterday thanks to hosts @grooverlabswichita. Groover Labs, co-founded by Curt...
09/30/2019

We had a wonderful Salon Circle Kick-off yesterday thanks to hosts @grooverlabswichita. Groover Labs, co-founded by Curt Gridley and Tracy Hoover (third picture), is dedicated to providing a space and opportunity for people who are ready to take the next step forward developing products, new skills, and startup businesses.

The Ulrich’s Salon Circle members are curious and passionate about the arts. They allow us to dream big and remain a free community resource open to everyone. For more information about Salon Circle or to become a member, call 316.978.6446 or email [email protected]. #ulrichmuseum #saloncircle #grooverlabs #wichita @ Wichita, Kansas

We have several wonderful events in the coming days! Check out this recent newsletter for more details. https://mailchi....
09/30/2019
The Ulrich Museum of Art has several exciting events in the coming days

We have several wonderful events in the coming days! Check out this recent newsletter for more details.
https://mailchi.mp/wichita.edu/the-ulrich-museum-of-art-has-several-exciting-events-in-the-coming-days

From a talk on the history of food in women's art, to a reading from WSU's newest creative writing faculty member, to a chili cook-off benefitting the Kansas Food Bank, the Ulrich is offering several fun and exciting events in the coming days. Happening soon at the Ulrich:

We had four truly fascinating presentations today for the first FUN event of the academic year. Thank you to Professors ...
09/28/2019

We had four truly fascinating presentations today for the first FUN event of the academic year. Thank you to Professors Neal Allen, Nils Hakansson, Ehsan Salari, and Aleksander Sternfeld-Dunn. All are conducting interesting and important research right here at @wichita_state_u. If you’re a WSU grad student or faculty member interested in sharing your work at the next FUN, there’s still time to sign up! Just email [email protected]. Our next FUN event is Friday, Oct. 25. Hope to see you there! #ulrichmuseum #wichita #wsuresearch @ Ulrich Museum of Art

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