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The Ese'Eja People of the Amazon: Connected by a Thread

"Believed to have descended from the sky on a thread of cotton, the Ese'Eja are one of the world's last remaining foraging Amazonian cultures." This exhibition features photographs by Andy Bale and Jon Cox and artifacts of the Ese'Eja people of the Amazon. The exhibition was organized by Andy Bale, Dr. Vicki Cassman, Jon Cox and Monica Dominguez Torres, PHD. It premiered at University Museums, University of Delaware and will end up at Puerto Maldanado in southeatern Peru. 
Andy Bales and Jon Cox will give a talk after the opening reception 6 pm on Thursday, January 11 in Wightman 142. 
The exhibition will run from January 12-February 10, 2018 at the University Art Gallery, Monday through Friday 11 am to 6 pm and Saturday 11 am to 3 pm. Free and open to the public.

125 Years through 125 Voice

CMU-Charles V. Park Library

September 13, 2017 – January 2018

During regular Clarke Historical Library hours: https://www.cmich.edu/library/hours/Pages/default.aspx

The Clarke Historical Library celebrates Central Michigan University’s 125-year anniversary, through a new exhibit which features the voices of those who have been part of the CMU experience.

Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

CMU-Charles V. Park Library

Third Floor Exhibit Area (outside the Writing Center)

January 8 – February 17, 2018


This exhibition looks at the African American men and women who served as surgeons and nurses during the American Civil War and how their service as medical providers challenged the prescribed notions of race and gender pushing the boundaries of the role of African Americans in America.

This traveling exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine with research assistance from the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Structured Atmospheres: B.B. Winslow Paintings

CMU-Charles V. Park Library

Baber Room

Jan. 11-Mar. 8, 2018

During regular library hours: https://www.cmich.edu/library/hours/Pages/default.aspx

Artist Talk & Opening Reception

January 11, 2018

6-8pm Park Library Baber Room


The geometric motifs provide compositional structure, to anchor the otherwise limitless atmospheres.   In nature, atmosphere and geometry are opposites. In the paintings, they are merged in an interrelationship in which neither atmosphere nor geometry wins the battle for dominance.  

— B. B. Winslow


Winslow earned his MFA in painting from Pratt Institute, and his BFA from CMU. He recently retired after 29 years at the Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan, where he served as Director and Curator of the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art.

Admission to the reception and exhibit is free and open to the public.  

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