MIRKOLLIC

 

Events

During the academic year, the museum hosts a range of events. Exhibition openings, gallery talks and symposia are often related to current exhibitions. Other special events such as the Drawing Marathon and musical performances bring new and different audiences into museum spaces. All events are free and open to the public.


 

Works on Paper Between the Wars

From the collection of Gil and Deborah Williams

Thursday, January 26 - Thursday, March 16, 2017

Opening reception

Thursday, January 26, 5:00-7:00 pm

6:00 pm Remarks and a performance of original musical compositions, written by students of Professor Daniel Thomas Davis, inspired by works on view
 

 





 

Making Cuban Stars: Reflections on US-Cuban History and Migrations through Baseball

Adrian Burgos, Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday, October 27, 4:30 pm

Main gallery

Sponsored by the Dean's Speaker Series on Migration and Conflict across the Americas, the Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies (LACAS) Program, and the History Department

 



 


African dance-drumming ensemble "Nukporfe" performance

Thursday, October 20, 6:00 pm

Main gallery

The selection includes sacred dances from Cuba from the Lucum/Santeria tradition. These dances honor deities from the Yoruba people of Nigeria and survive in the religious traditions of Cuba today.

 



 


Ira Block gallery talk

Thursday, October 13, 5:30 pm

Main gallery

Baseball in Cuba: A Photographic Essay by Ira Block, highlights the work of National Geographic photographer Ira Block who has visited Cuba over the last three years, capturing images of Cubans enjoying their national sport.

 





 

Baseball in Cuba: A Photographic Essay by Ira Block

Thursday, September 8 - Saturday, December 17, 2016

Opening reception

Thursday, September 8, 5:00-7:00 pm

6:00 - Music by the Binghamton University Nukporfe African Dance-Drumming Ensemble

 





Last Updated: 1/12/17