Collage Concert to ring in Open House festivities
For more information visit www.openhouse.ku.edu.
As part of Open House, the School of Fine Arts will celebrate its diverse,
talented community with the fourth annual Collage Concert 7:30 p.m. Friday,
Sept. 19, at the Lied Center.
Collage Concert will showcase works by KU fine arts visual- and performing-arts
students and faculty in 90 nonstop minutes. The concert will bring together
the departments of art, design, and music and dance, as well as the Lied
Center of Kansas.
Proceeds will benefit the School of Fine Arts. The idea behind the event
is symbolic of collages, artistic compositions made of a variety of materials
The evening’s festivities will begin with the Fine Arts Advisory
Board’s pre-concert reception and silent auction. This third annual
fund-raiser will benefit the Fine Arts Educational Enhancement Fund.
Area artists, members of the Fine Arts Advisory Board and notable figures
in Lawrence’s art community, including regional artists Louis Copt
and Jane Pronko; Lawrence Arts Center director Ann Evans; and arts editor
Mindie Paget of the Lawrence Journal-World, have created and donated artwork
and collages. Faculty from the School of Fine Arts also have donated special
items to the auction, including voice lessons with Joyce Castle, professor
of music; ceramic lessons with David Vertacnik, associate professor of
design; and a digital imaging demonstration from Peter Thompson, professor
For a list of performers, visit www.ku.edu/cgiwrap/sfa/details.pl?eventID=4243.
Tickets to the pre-concert reception and silent auction cost $50 and are
available by calling 864-3421. Those attending the reception will receive
special seating for the concert.
Tickets to the Collage Concert are $10 for the general public and $5 for
students and seniors, and are available at all KU box offices, including
the Lied Center, 864-2787; Murphy Hall, 864-3982; and SUA in the Kansas
For more information on the event, call 864-3421.
South of Jayhawk Boulevard will be free.
$5 parking will be available on
$10 parking will be available in the Mississippi Street Parking Garage
For more information and a schedule of events visit www.openhouse.ku.edu.
Participating schools, departments and organizations.