A display of stereotypes in early 20th century sheet music is on exhibit in the Hartman Gallery for Women’s History Month. The display is a reflection of women, gender, & societal roles represented through lyrics and covers of popular music scores from the early 20th century. It also highlights the David Goldstein Popular Sheet Music Collection, part of the Recorder Music Archival Collections.
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Talking It Out: Getting to Agreement is an exhibit framed around the question: Why can’t we all get along? It is a free-standing photo and story exhibit, telling the stories of people involved in conflict and how effective listening and patient talking brought about solutions.
This exhibit is on display in the library through the end of January.
The Catholic Iconographers’ Exhibit opens on October 30th and will be on display through November 30th.
The opening reception is on Thursday, October 30th from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the fireplace lounge. Cecelia Aguallo, icon painting teacher of many years, will speak briefly about the theology and egg tempera techniques used in painting.
Fr. Mark Patrick Hederman, O. S. B., Abbot of Glenstal Abbey in Ireland which houses one of the world’s finest collection of Russian icons advises those contemplating icons:
“You don’t have to pick out an icon, the icon will pick you out for further consideration and enlightenment.”
Illustrations from Ode to Itipini are on display through October 28th. Regis instructor, Natasha McConnachie, illustrated the children’s story Ode to Itipini written by her mother, Jenny McConnachie.
Jenny McConnachie is a registered nurse and long serving Episcopal missionary in South Africa. Jenny wrote Ode to Itipini as a tribute to the community that she worked with for over twenty years. Itipini was a community built on a refuse site- outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. Jenny’s story chronicles a day in the life of the community: struggles, delights and the care provided by volunteers. Natasha’s mixed media/collage illustrations convey the mprovisational nature of shanty homes and the colorful people who made their home there.
Join Natasha and Jenny for an informal exhibition closing on Tuesday, October 28th, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Illustrations are for sale at $300 each. Half of proceeds will go to Doctors Without Borders to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa. The book is available for $9 through Natasha at 303-960-8063 or online at magcloud.com.
Recorderfest in the West is a four-day festival celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Recorder Music Center (RMC) at Regis University, the 75th anniversary of the American Recorder Society (ARS) and the 50th anniversary of its Denver Recorder Society Chapter.
The RMC has a limited but growing number of circulating materials (mostly scores) available, as well as archival collections (non-circulating). Circulating materials are shelved in the Recorder Music Center Alcove on the 3rd floor of the Library and are available for public use. The Recorder Music Archival Collections are found in the Archives, Room 401.
More information about the festival events is available here.
The Rocky Flats Plant Exhibition is on display on the 2nd floor of the Dayton Memorial Library through the end of the semester. Rocky Flats was a nuclear weapons production facility that had a huge influence on the Cold War, manufacturing the plutonium “core” of nuclear weapons.
Jeff Gipe is the artist; he grew up five miles southwest of Rocky Flats and his father worked there for twenty years. Stop by and see the 3 pieces in this exhibit and learn more about the history of Rocky Flats. This exhibit is sponsored by Peace and Justice Studies, the Regis College Dean’s Office, and the department of Fine and Performing Arts.
A new exhibit featuring the photography of Nicole Ellison is on display in the Hartman Gallery through the end of September. The opening reception with the artist is Monday, August 4th, at 4:30 p.m.
Part of the Notarianni Gallery on the 4th floor of the Library is hosting an exhibit of Political Hats from its collection of presidential campaign memorabilia. The exhibit is inspired by the large exhibit of hats and headware from around the world owned and displayed by Beverly Chico on the Library’s 2nd floor.
Come to the Dayton Memorial Library main (second) floor between 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 17th, to enjoy a cookie, check out our new carpet, and view the Hats and Headwear Around the World exhibit. You might even try a hat on for size!
Dr. Beverly Chico’s recent publication, Hats and Headwear Around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia, is the catalyst for a spectacular exhibit of the world’s unique headwear. An encyclopedic representation of items from Dr. Chico’s personal collection will be on display in the Dayton Memorial Library during July.
A reception will be held on Tuesday, July 8, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.