International composers collaborate to make music inspired by Nicholas Naughton exhibit

In celebration of the New Horizons Music Festival sponsored by the university and Sigma Alpha Iota- we’ve added pre-recorded works by international composers to coincide with the art of Nicholas Naughton now on view in the side gallery.

The New Horizons Music Festival is an annual opportunity for composers to have their most recent works premiered at Truman. Concerts will be held all afternoon and evening in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Gallery hours have been extended on Saturday to 6:30 pm so be sure to stop by the between performances and support Sigma Alpha Iota’s bake sale outside the performance hall


Busy week for the University Art Gallery

Tomorrow, October 22, Kansas City artist Nicholas Naughton will be at the opening reception to celebrate his exhibit “Fatal Consequences of Terror’s Bloody War” that is on display in the side art gallery.

Nicholas will also discuss his work at 1:30 in the University Art Gallery and will be speaking to Jim Jereb’s printmaking class at 2:30.

On Thursday Bruce Scherting, the exhibits director at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum will be speaking to Sara Orel’s Museums and Collections class at 4:30 in Ophelia Parrish 2210. Bruce has more than 15 years experience in exhibition planning, design and fabrication and has also worked at the Shedd Aquarium and Field Museum in Chicago.

An eclectic assortment of events, all are free so please feel free to join us!