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The Mystery of Bethlehem

Saturday December 1, 2012

University of Guelph Symphonic and Women's Choirs present

The Mystery of Bethlehem

Conductors Marta McCarthy and Lanny Fleming
Church of Our Lady, 28 Norfolk Street, Guelph
Accompanist: Betty Maher

Featuring: The Mystery of Bethlehem by Healey Willan, Joseph Carere, organ, and the Guelph Chamber Players, orchestra.

Tickets available in advance by calling 519-824-4120 x52991 or at the door starting at 7pm.

General Admission $15
Students & Seniors $10


VISITING ARTISTS & SPEAKERS presents: Geoffrey Farmer


Geoffrey Farmer

LOCATION: MacLachlan Building, room 102

MONDAY, OCT 29th 6:00pm

 Free admission - all are welcome

 Research based and context-specific, the installations of Vancouver artist Geoffrey Farmer involve a chaotic but vividly imagined post-minimal theatricality.

 Selected solo exhibitions include: Project Arts Centre, Dublin; Casey Kaplan, New York; Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver; Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff; Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City; Witte de With, Rotterdam; and Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal. Prominent group exhibitions include dOCUMENTA 13; Istanbul Biennial; CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San

Francisco; National Gallery of Canada, Sydney Biennial; Tate Modern, London.  

 A major retrospective of his artwork is planned at the Vancouver Art Gallery for 2014.

ART HISTORY SPEAKER SERIES presents: Dr Ronald Hawker

"The Art and Times of Charlie James"

Monday November 5th, 5:00 pm

Madonald Stewart Art Centre, Lecture Room

Reception to follow talk

Ronald Hawker is a faculty member of the Liberal Studies Department at the Alberta College of Art and Design.  He is author of Tales of Ghosts: First Nations Art in British Columbia 1922-1961 (UBC Press 2002) and Building on Desert Tides: Traditional Architecture of the Arabian Gulf (WIT Press 2008) and as an active interest in tribal art and architecture.


VISITING ARTISTS & SPEAKERS presents: Daniel Barrow

University of Guelph / School of Fine Art & Music
VISITING ARTISTS & SPEAKERS presents: Daniel Barrow


LOCATION: MacLachlan Building, room 102
MONDAY, OCT 22nd 6:00pm

Free admission - all are welcome

Daniel Barrow’s unique live-narration performances have been described as being like a graphic novel brought to life with the simplicity and wonder of a magic lantern show.  Barrow was the winner of the 2010 Sobey Art Award. He has presented his artwork at Plug In ICA, Winnipeg; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles; The International Film Festival Rotterdam; and the British Film Institute.  A special feature of Barrow’s presentation for Guelph will include excerpts from his live performances.

ART HISTORY SPEAKER SERIES presents: Dr. Sarah Stanners

“Jack Bush and the Catalogue Raisonné Today”

 Tuesday October 16th 5:00 pm

 Macdonald Stewart Art Centre Lecture Room

 Reception to follow talk

 Dr. Sarah Stanners is currently directing and authoring the Jack Bush catalogue raisonné of paintings and co-curating a major Jack Bush retrospective exhibition with Marc Mayer for the National Gallery of Canada (scheduled for October 2014 – January 2015).


VISITING ARTISTS & SPEAKERS presents: Hadley+Maxwell

LOCATION: MacLachlan Building, room 102
MONDAY, OCT 1st 6:00pm

Free admission - all are welcome

Currently based in Berlin, the collaborative pair Hadley+Maxwell employs iconic images and traditional references using a range of media including sculpture, video, installation, and sound for arresting, highly evocative artwork that is socially and culturally resonant.  With ascending international reputations, Hadley+Maxwell recently exhibited at Witte de With, Rotterdam; the 4th Marrakech Biennale; and at the Bergen Art Museum.  They are participants in the 2012 Toronto Nuit Blanche.