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January 7, 2009

EXHIBITS

Jan. 20 – March 6

Exhibit: “LA Woman: A Gallerist’s Eye.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Mezzanine Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.  Exhibit features six Los Angeles artists represented by Mary Leigh Cherry, Wake Forest alumna and director of the Cherry and Martin Art Gallery in Los Angeles. 

Free. (336) 758-5585

Jan. 20 – March 22

Exhibit: “WFU Art Department Exhibition.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Saturday - Sunday.  Exhibit features 40 multimedia works by 13 Wake Forest art department faculty and staff members. 

Free. (336) 758-5585

Jan. 20 – May 16

Exhibit: “Korean Funerary Figures: Companions for the Journey to the Other World.”  Museum of Anthropology.  10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday.  Bilingual (English/Korean) traveling exhibit features 19th and early 20th-century Korean funerary figures exhibited outside of Korea for the first time.  Opening reception:  Jan. 21, 6 p.m.

Free.  (336) 758-5282

JANUARY EVENTS

Jan. 17

MLK Event: 11th Annual MLK Basketball Tournament.  12:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.  Reynolds Gym. Features intramural teams from several North Carolina universities.

Free.  (336) 758-5864

Jan. 18

MLK Event: 4th Annual MLK GospelFest3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Features gospel artist Donald Lawrence and performances by several Winston-Salem and community choirs.

$5; free for students with ID and children under 12.  (336) 758-5864

Jan. 19

MLK Event: 9th Annual WSSU/WFU Joint MLK Celebration: “On Common Ground: One Dream Can Change the World” featuring Ruby Dee.  7 p.m.  Kenneth R. Williams Auditorium, WSSU.   

Free.  (336) 758-5864 

Jan. 20

MLK Event:  Presidential Inauguration Viewing.  11:30 a.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.

Free.  (336) 758-5864 

MLK Event:  “The Dream Realized? What Barack Obama’s Election Means to America.” 4 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library Atrium.  Features personal reflections by Wake Forest faculty, staff and students, readings and music. 

Free.  (336) 758-4931

Opening Reception: “WFU Art Department Exhibition.”  5 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.

Free. (336) 758-5585

Jan. 21

Opening Reception: “Korean Funerary Figures: Companions for the Journey to the Other World.” 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology. 

Free.  (336) 758-5282

Lecture: “Happy Souls and Anxious Mourners: The Uses of Funeral Figures in Pre-modern Korea.” 7:30 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Features Charlotte Horlyck, School of Oriental and African Studies, London University.

Free.  (336) 758-5282

Jan. 22

Film: “Festival/Chukje.”  7 p.m.  Reynolda House Museum of American Art.  Film series in conjunction with Museum of Anthropology’s Korean Funerary Figures exhibit.  Film discussion to follow screening.

Free. (336) 758-5282

Jan. 25

Family: Cultures Up Close Workshop: Korean Paper Folding.  2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Workshop for elementary-age children and accompanying adults featuring a learning activity and craft.  Topic details at wfu.edu/moa.  Limited space; registration required. 

$7/child; $5/child MOA Friends; adults free.  (336) 758-5282

Jan. 29 - 31

Workshop: Institute for Dismantling Racism.  6 p.m. - 9 p.m., Jan. 29; 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Jan. 30; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Jan. 31.  Benson University Center, Room 409. Three-day workshop on understanding and dismantling systemic racism. 

$300.  Register at http://pdc.wfu.edu/class/476 .  (336) 758-3957

Jan. 29

Panel Discussion: Advice to the New President on Policy Issues.  7 p.m.  Carswell Hall, Annenberg Forum.  Panel discussion about key health care, economic and foreign policy issues by Wake Forest faculty experts.  Part of “Challenges Facing the New President” Lecture Series.

Free.  (336) 758-5449

Film: “Never Forever.” 7 p.m.  Reynolda House Museum of American Art.  Film series in conjunction with Museum of Anthropology’s Korean Funerary Figures exhibit.  Film discussion to follow screening.

Free. (336) 758-5282

Jan. 31           

Family: 10th Annual Chinese New Year Festival.  Noon - 3 p.m.  Reynolds Gym, Room 201.  Features arts, crafts, games, performances, martial arts demonstrations and a Chinese costume fashion show.  Chinese merchandise and food available for purchase.

Free.  (336) 758-5675 

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237


Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237


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