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Thursday, Sept. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Opening Reception: “Walter Hnatysh Survey: The Florida Years 1989-2016”
Exhibition runs Friday, Sept. 2 – Saturday, Oct. 22
This survey exhibition presents the work of former FAU Professor of Painting Walter Hnatysh. With works ranging from painting, drawing to photography, the exhibition serves to both demonstrate and celebrate Hnatysh’s evolution as an artist over the last 27 years.
Schmidt Center Gallery, FAU Boca Raton campus
Free and open to the public
www.fau.edu/galleries or 561-297-2966

 

Friday, Sept. 2, 6 p.m.
Gallery Talk: Walter Hnatysh Survey Exhibition
Walter Hnatysh in conversation with FAU Professors Lynn Appleton, sociology and Amy Broderick, visual arts and art history.
Schmidt Center Gallery, FAU Boca Raton campus
Free and open to the public
www.fau.edu/galleries or 561-297-2966

 

Thursday, Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Opening Reception: “A.E. Backus and Florida’s Highwaymen: History, Commerce and Art”
Exhibition runs Friday, Sept. 16 – Saturday, Nov. 19
This exhibitionbrings to the public new scholarly insights into the work of “Bean” Backus, Florida’s preeminent landscape painter, and the Highwaymen, 26 African-American artists, influenced to varying degrees by Backus.
Ritter Gallery, FAU Boca Raton campus
Free and open to the public
www.fau.edu/galleries or 561-297-2966

 

Saturday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m.
Irena Kofman and Friends Present “Classy, Sweet and Jazzy”
Irena Kofman, Marina Berberian and Philip Hinton play popular tunes on two pianos, including George Gershwin's “Someone to Watch Over Me,” Arno Babajanian's “Armenian Rhapsody” and Aram Khachaturian's “Sable Dance,” among others.
University Theatre, FAU Boca Raton campus
Tickets $20; FAU faculty, staff, students FREE (at the Student Union Box Office or at the door with ID)
www.fauevents.com or 800-564-9539

 

 

 

 

 

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