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Meditations on the Landscape in Art and Literature

Conferences: The Friends of the Museum presents a symposium to celebrate and discuss the landscape in art and literature.

Tue
26
Mar
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The Friends of the University of Mississippi Museum present Meditations on the Landscape in Art and Literature, a symposium and exhibition to celebrate the acquistion of Meditations on the Origins of Agriculture in America by William Dunlap.   

Please register in advance at: museum.olemiss.edu/meditations

Schedule of Events

Monday, March 25, 2019 
4:00–5:45 p.m. Exhibition Opening Reception 

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM

6:00 p.m. The Lyrical Landscape, Natasha Trethewey
NUTT AUDITORIUM

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

GERTRUDE C. FORD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

8:00 a.m. Registration 
9:30 a.m. Welcome 
Keynote Address, The American Landscape Painting Tradition: History, Place, Charged Objects, and Southern Road Trips 

     J. Richard Gruber

11:00 a.m. Southern Road Trip 
     Betsy Bradley, moderator
     John Alexander, William Dunlap, Jane Livingston, Julia Reed

Noon The Power of Place in Art 
     Lisa Howorth, moderator
     John Grisham, Jane Livingston, Sally Mann

1:00 p.m. Lunch on the Grounds of the Walton-Young House - $15

2:30 p.m. The Written Word and Sense of Place in Landscape 

     Ralph Eubanks, moderator
     John Grisham, Jessica B. Harris, Curtis Wilkie

4:00 p.m. Ways of Seeing the Landscape 
     Julian Rankin, moderator
     John Alexander, Jason Bouldin, William Dunlap, Carlyle Wolfe

5:00 p.m. Adjourn 

5:30 p.m. Closing Party at Saint Leo Lounge - $25

For information about symposium panelists, parking, accommodations, related events, and more, please visit museum.olemiss.edu/meditations. 

The acquisition of William Dunlap’s artwork was supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, through the Avery B. Dille Jr. Fund for Art Acquisition, in memory of Mr. Avery B. Dille Sr., Mrs. Katherine T. Dille, and Avery B. Dille Jr. Friends of the Museum and the artist contributed to the acquisition. Friends of the Museum is sponsoring the exhibition, symposium, and related activities. Funding partially provided by the National Park Service.

For assistance related to a disability, contact Kate Wallace: ksw@olemiss.edu

Event posted by: ksw@olemiss.edu