Want an insider look at a college art department? As a closing event to the University of Dayton’s annual Stander Symposium, the Department of Visual Arts will host an evening of open studios from 5-7 p.m. this Wednesday, April 14, at the Rike Center. Student work will be on display throughout the building; the evening will also feature the reception and awards ceremony for the Horvath Exhibition. The exhibition, an annual juried exhibit that started in 1975, features University of Dayton student work in a variety of media, such as drawings, paintings, photography, design, ceramics and sculpture. The exhibition is on display until April 21st in the Rike Center Gallery. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
In addition, the Horvath juror, Curtis Mann, will give a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in the Rike Center Gallery. Mann, a Miami Valley native and graduate of the University of Dayton, was recently selected to showcase his work in the Whitney Museum of American Arts prestigious biennial exhibition.
The Rike Center for Fine Arts is located on the south side of B lot on the University of Dayton campus; for a campus map, visit http://map.udayton.edu. A parking permit is required and can be obtained at the main visitor center on the University circle.