|Vol. 17, No. 19||Feb. 12, 1998|
A series of lectures on art conservation are planned at Winterthur Museum, sponsored by the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. The lectures will take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Rotunda at Winterthur from February through May.
A talk on Winslow Homer will be presented by Judy Walsh, paper conservator at the National Gallery of Art, on Feb. 18. New York artist Tim Rollins will present "An Artist Speaks to Conservators" on Feb. 25.
"Forensic Analysis" is the topic of the March 4 talk, to be presented by Douglas Deedrick, chief of the hair and fiber unit of the FBI. Bruno Pouliot, objects conservator at Winterthur, will speak on March 18 on "Overcoming Barriers: A Conservator's Personal Perspective."
Frame conservator Bill Adair of Washington, D.C., will discuss frames on April 22. "Compensation of Paintings with Heavy Losses" will be presented by Catherine Metzger, painting conservator at the National Gallery of Art, on May 6. Terry Lignelli, painting conservator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will discuss "The Use of Tratteggio" on May 13. Julie Baker, private conservator from Philadelphia, will talk about "The Lighthouse Preservation and Conservation Project" to conclude the series on May 20. For more information, call the 831-2479.
A cappella groups hold competitionThe Y-Chromes, an all-male UD a cappella group, will compete in the first round of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, to be held on the Newark campus on Saturday, Feb. 28.
The competition, which features all-male and all-female groups from the University of Pennsylvania, Haverford and Bryn Mawr colleges and others, begins at 8 p.m. in Mitchell Hall.
Admission is $8 for the general public and $5 for students with ID. For more information, call 837-1666 or 984-2000. Information also is available on the group's web page at www:http://udel.edu/stu-org/ ychromes
HTAC and E-52 perform this monthHarrington Theatre Arts Company, a student performing group at the University, will present Stephen Sondheim's musical version of Assassins, at 8 p.m. on Feb. 20, 21 and 27, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 22 and 28, in Bacchus Theatre, Perkins Student Center. Admission is $5 at the door. The show is open to the public, but is not suitable for children. For more information, call 453-7495.
E-52 Student Theatre will present Tis a Pity She's a Whore at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14, and again from Feb. 19-21. A 3 p.m. matinee is planned for Sunday, Feb. 15. All performances take place in the auditorium of Pearson Hall.
Admission to evening performances is $5 for the general public and $4 for students. Admission to the matinee is $2.50 Tickets are available at the door. Some scenes may be unsuitable for minors.
For information, call 478-0788.
Series of events marks celebration
The University's 1998 African Consciousness Celebration, "Diversity Through Excellence into the Next Millennium, Survivors of the Ancestors That Would Not Die," includes a variety of special events during February and March.
On Saturday, Feb. 21, Freedom Train, a live musical performance depicting the life and times of Harriet Tubman, will be performed at 2 p.m. in Mitchell Hall. Admission is $10 for the general public, $8 for UD faculty, staff and senior citizens and $5 for students. The event sponsored by the UD Performing Arts Series.
On Tuesday, Feb. 24, poet and performer Sidney R. Jacobs, UD graduate student in the Departments of Sociology and the Black American Studies Program, will discuss the life and work of George Washington Carver at noon in the University Gallery.
Audience members are invited to bring their lunch for this lecture, which supplements the gallery's exhibition, "Through These Eyes: The Photographs of P.H. Polk."
On Wednesday, Feb. 25, author and educator Michael Eric Dyson will speak on "Hip Hop and Rap Music, One of Our Cultural Values?" at 7:15 p.m. in Multipurpose Rooms A and B of the Trabant University Center.
Jazz pianist Billy Taylor and his trio will be on campus Friday, Feb. 27, for a master class and workshop and an 8 p.m. public performance.
The celebration concludes on Monday, March 23 when actor Fran de Leon presents, Faces of America, a vivid portrayal of nine young Americans, each from a different ethnic background. Free and open to the public, the one-woman show will be held at 8 p.m. in the Bacchus Theatre of the Perkins Student Center.
Tickets for all events are available at all University box offices. For more information on any of the events, call 831-2991.