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"East Meets West: A Look at Chinese Culture and Folk Art" (exhibit)

Curated by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, "East Meets West" explores Chinese culture through traditional and modern expressions including: Chinese Culture Experience Electronic Media Placements Traditional Chinese Intellectual Toys Chinese Calligraphy Traditional Chinese Medicine Traditional Chinese Weapons of the Martial Arts Traditional Chinese Musical Instruments An opening celebration will be held on Saturday, April 26 from 11 - 11:30 a.m. More...

Mars Madness: Sci-Fi Exhibit in Special Collections

<p>Detail of cover illustration by Freas and van Dongen, <em>Astounding Science Fiction</em>, December 1954</p>A new exhibit, “Mars Madness: Sci-Fi, Popular Culture and Ray Bradbury’s Literary Journey to Outer Space” opens on Jan. 21 in Special Collections at the University of Arizona.

The exhibit, which is on display through Aug. 1, features a variety of material associated with Ray Bradbury, the famous science fiction author of The Martian Chronicles and the novel Fahrenheit 451. Culled from Special Collections’ literary archives, items on display include original works written by Bradbury, works of others who influenced him, pulp sci-fi magazines, photos of Mars, and movie memorabilia. More...

"Mapas que no lo son/Imaginary Cartographies: The Collages of Emilio Gil" (exhibit)

<p>Emilio Gil, Collages</p>Emilio Gil, Artistic Director of Tau Diseño - one Spain’s most distinguished andpioneering graphic design firms - presents the American exhibition of his collection of collages, “Mapas que no lo son/Imaginary Cartographies: The Collages of Emilio Gil.” A collection of 51 original works first exhibited in the Quintanar Palace Cultural Center in Segovia Spain in May 2013, “Mapas” challenges the relationships between art and design in a way that fuses the disciplines and opens up a new direction for Gil. More...

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