• NOVEMBER 9 - DECEMBER 22
  • Anderson Gallery - Drake University, Des Moines
  • November 9, 2017 to
    December 22, 2017
  • Category: Community Events

Event Details

  • November 9, 2017 to
    December 22, 2017
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Free

Venue

Event Description

This exhibition investigates buildings designed for Drake University's campus by the acclaimed architectural firms of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Harry Weese Associates in the 1960s and 1970s. The gallery presents several programs that are free and open to the public in conjunction with the exhibition: • exhibition opening, November 9, 5-7 pm, Anderson Gallery, with gallery talk by the curators at 6 pm • panel discussion about current building projects at private colleges and universities in Iowa, with representatives from Drake, Cornell College, Grand View University, and Grinnell College, November 11, 10 am-12 noon, Turner Jazz Center • lecture on Harry Weese and Associates by Robert Bruegmann, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Chicago, November 16, 7 pm, Harmon Fine Arts Center, room 336 • lecture on Mies van der Rohe by Dirk Lohan, Principal, Wight & Company, and grandson of Mies van der Rohe, December 7, 7 pm, Meredith 106. The exhibition is supported by a major grant from Humanities Iowa, a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and by an art project grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional funding has been provided by Friends of Drake Arts and from the Office of the Provost and College of Arts and Sciences at Drake University. The gallery is closed on Mondays and is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.