Reception for 'Far Out' set for Sunday

University art scene from 1960-75 chronicled in Special Collections exhibit

7/3/2012 - By: Staff Reports
Far Out photo Revolutionary art, from some of the campus' most notable art figures, will be on display in Special Collections' "Far Out" display beginning July 1 and running through Sept. 9.

The opening reception of "Far Out! The University Art Scene from 1960-1975," a Special Collections exhibit featuring revolutionary University art from 1960-1975, will be held on Sunday, July 8, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The reception will be held in the Whittemore Gallery on the lower level of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

The reception features a meet and greet with the artists and live music by 1960ss San Francisco psychedelic band Sopwith Camel. At 4 p.m., introductions, followed by guided tours, will be held.

Admission is free.

Complimentary parking is available in the Brian Whalen Garage (directly in front of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center).

The exhibit will be open July 1 and runs through Sept. 9.

For more information, visit Special Collections or contact specoll@unr.edu, (775) 682-5665.

  • Art by: Lani Albin, Joan Arrizabalaga, Wayne Burgarello, Cherk Chang, Ted Cook, Claudia Cormier, Erik D'Azevedo, Mike Diven, Bob Griffin, Barbara Hall, Kelsie Harder, Ben Hazard, Bill Howard, John Kane, Don Kerr, Tony Ko, Katrina Lasko, Jim McCormick, Walter McNamara, Edw Martinez, Ron Moroni, Robert Morrison, Jeff Nicholson, Lucy Nieder, Dick Peitz, Ron Predika, Fred Reid, Charles Ross, Mick Sheldon, Sophie Sheppard, Don Spaulding, Roger Stapenhorst, Jim Weaver, Larry Williamson and Bob Whittemore
  • Website: Far Out! Exhibit
  • Location: Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center

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