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Ulrich Museum of Art

Ulrich Museum of Art
1845 Fairmount Street
316-978-3664

The Ulrich Museum of Art, located on the campus of Wichita State University, is the region's source for modern and contemporary art. Since its founding in 1974, the museum has served as Wichita's premier venue for contemporary works by established and emerging artists of national and international significance. A lively schedule of provocative and challenging exhibitions is complemented by an important collection of 20th-century painting, sculpture, works on paper, and photography, as well as works by 21st-century artists.

Mission Statement:

Expand human experience through encounters with the art of our time.


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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - November 22, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Just a friendly reminder that we will be closed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of this week for Thanksgiving. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday! Our regular gallery hours will resume on Monday, November…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - November 15, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - November 8, 2021

Ulrich Billboard Project honored at the Arts Council's 2021 Art Awards Last week our Ulrich + Artists + You Community Billboard Project was among those honored at the Arts Council, Wichita, Kansas 2021 Art Awards, receiving the Special…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - November 1, 2021

Remembering the greatness of Ruth Ann Forsberg-Martin It's with an extremely heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend Ruth Ann Forsberg-Martin. Ruth Ann and her husband Scott Martin have been tremendous supporters of…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - October 25, 2021

Bird expert gives talk tomorrow related to 'Look, it's daybreak, dear, time to sing' exhibition Join us at the Ulrich on, Tuesday, October 26th, at a special time (3:30 P.M. Program, Reception to follow), for a Citizen Science in Action talk…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - October 18, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - October 11, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - October 4, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - September 27, 2021

Artist talk with Nancy Davidson tomorrow kicks off 'Voices from the Vault' look at the 1990s Our Voices from the Vault series is back with what promises to be an entertaining talk with artist Nancy Davidson. Join us Tuesday, September 28th (5:30…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - September 20, 2021

Ulrich hosts Czech Fulbright scholar researching university art museums You’ll be able to easily spot Fulbright scholar Dr. Eva Gartnerová at an upcoming Ulrich Museum of Art reception or program—she’ll be the one…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - September 13, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - September 6, 2021

We are closed on Sep 6th The Ulrich Museum of Art is closed on Monday, September 6th, in observance of Labor Day. We'll be open again on Tuesday and will resume regular gallery hours throughout the week (11 a.m.- 5 p.m.). Although the Museum is…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - August 30, 2021

Fall 2021 Exhibition Opening Celebration is a huge success! We had an amazing turnout for our Fall 2021 Exhibition Opening Celebration last week. More than 300 people joined us for the unveiling of our two new exhibitions--Love in the Time of the…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - August 16, 2021

Fall 2021 Exhibitions open this Thursday We're busy putting the finishing touches on installing the two exciting Fall 2021 exhibitions, which we'll unveil this Thursday, August 19th. The exhibitions-Love in the Time of the Anthropocene and…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - August 8, 2021

Preview of Fall 2021 Exhibitions! Our Fall Exhibitions open soon--on August 19th--and we'll have one of our usual opening celebrations a week later, on the 26th. In the meantime, here's a quick preview of the two exhibitions: Love in the Time of…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - August 2, 2021

Construction has begun on the new Dr. Sam and Jacque Kouri Collection Study Center! We are excited to announce that on, Monday, August 2nd, marks the official start of construction on the new Dr. Sam and Jacque Kouri Collection Study Center. Once…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - July 26, 2021

See the summer exhibitions before they close! This week is your last chance to see our amazing summer exhibitions--Art Is a Superpower! and On Vacation! They'll be taken down after the Museum closes this Saturday, July 31st. Whether you're…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - July 12, 2021

See the summer exhibitions before they're gone! If you haven't been by the Museum to see our amazing summer exhibitions--Art Is a Superpower! and On Vacation!--you'll want to do so before they are taken down at the end of the day on July 31st.…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter July 5, 2021

The Ulrich will be closed today, Monday, July 5th, in honor of Independence Day. We hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July! Ulrich Virtual program tomorrow looks at John Baeder, hyperrealist painter of American diners Our Ulrich Virtual…

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Ulrich Museum of Art weekly News June 28, 2021

WSU Men's Head Basketball Coach Isaac Brown visits the Ulrich Museum We were thrilled to host two very special guests from WSU Athletics at the Museum last week when Shocker Men's Head Basetball Coach Isaac Brown and Ryan Hillard, Special…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter June 15, 2021

Registration still available for Ayana V. Jackson virtual program later today! The dynamic artist Ayana V. Jackson will be our special guest for an Ulrich Virtual program tonight--and you won't want to miss it! If you've seen her works in our…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - June 8, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter June 1, 2021

Twister Grande (tall) sculpture dedication is next Wednesday! Join us a week from tomorrow when we officially dedicate Alice Aycock's sculpture, Twister Grande (tall), the 81st piece in our world-class Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection,…

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Summer Exhibitions, Ulrich Virtual, and More! Weekly Newsletter May 25, 2021

Summer exhibitions are now on display! Our two summer exhibitions--On Vacation! and Art Is a Superpower!--are now up and ready for your viewing! The shows already got some wonderful coverage in last Sunday's Wichita Eagle. You can view them…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - May 19, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - April 20, 2021

Holmes Museum Director discusses African artifacts featured in Renée Stout exhibition Our current exhibition, Renée Stout’s Ghosts, incorporates six objects from the collection of Wichita State University’s Lowell D.…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - April 13, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - April 6, 2021

Faculty talk Wednesday features WSU artists Jennifer Ray and Megan St. Clair The Ulrich Museum of Art's series of virtual talks with artists featured in the XXIII Faculty Biennial exhibition continues at 10 a.m. CST Wednesday when Jennifer Ray,…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - March 30, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - March 23, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - March 9, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - March 2, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - February 23, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - February 16, 2021

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Ulrich Museum Of Art News - February 9, 2021

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Ulrich Museum Of Art News - February 2, 2021

Ulrich celebrates Black History Month with two exciting exhibitions and lots of virtual programs Happy Black History Month! The Ulrich currently has two amazing exhibitions by prominent African American artists on display--and lots of amazing…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - January 26, 2021

Special event next month combines storytelling and baking to explore language in a parallel world Next month, the Ulrich will help host an exciting virtual event that combines storytelling, linguistics, and, believe it or not, baking! We invite…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Unveils Four Exciting New Exhibitions on Thursday, January 20, 2021

The Ulrich Museum of Art is Back! After a challenging 2020 that saw Wichita State University's art museum close to the public for much of the year, the Museum is finally open again and preparing to unveil four exciting new exhibitions to the…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - January 19, 2021

Spring 2021 exhibitions open from Jan 21st! This Thursday, January 21st, The Ulrich will proudly unveil its Spring 2021 exhibitions! Although we won't have the large public opening party we typically host, the exhibitions will be up starting on…

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You are Invited to Our First Spring 2021 Virtual Exhibition!

In July of 1944, Winifred Poingdestre, the director of the then-Fisher Gallery wrote in her yearly report to the university administration: "Our collection has remained on view to be an inspiration to those who visit it and a proof that in midst of…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - January 12, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - January 5, 2021

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - December 15, 2020

Happy Holidays from the Ulrich Thank you for supporting the Ulrich Museum and we look forward to seeing you in the new year! Don’t forget to include a visit to the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection in your safe holiday adventures.…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - December 8, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - December 1, 2020

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The proposed Collection Study Center, Giving Tuesday, and More!

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More Great Ulrich Virtual Programming!

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - November 10, 2020

Ulrich Virtual Stories resumes nov 10th with 'Last Night at the Lobster' The Ulrich Virtual Stories series of book discussions picks up again at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, November 10, with a look at Steward O'Nan's Last Night at the Lobster. Delve…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - November 3, 2020

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All 20 Ulrich Billboards Now On Display Around Wichita

Wichita, KS - Every month since July, the Ulrich Museum of Art has been sharing some of the most compelling artworks from its permanent collection with the public on billboards located throughout Wichita. Now, with the start of November, the final…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - October 27, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - October 20, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - October 13, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - October 6, 2020

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New Billboards and An Exciting Ulrich Virtual Program!

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - September 15, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - September 8, 2020

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More billboards and Ulrich Virtual Programs!

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Ulrich Virtual Presents Hank Willis Thomas Later Today!

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - August 18, 2020

There's still time to sign up for virtual tour of artist Ann Resnick's studio later today! Join us later today at 6 p.m. when Wichita-based artist Ann Resnick gives us a virtual tour of her studio, and tells us about her past and present projects.…

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Ulrich Virtual Programs Heat Up!

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - August 5, 2020

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Ulrich Museum Set to Install Twister Grande (Tall) Sculpture on WSU Innovation Campus on Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Wichita, KS -- A twister is coming to the Wichita State University campus on Tuesday. No need to worry, however, because this one is a work of art. Beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4th, a crew will install the Alice Aycock sculpture Twister…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - July 28, 2020

Registration still available for Alice Aycock virtual talk later today! On July 28th at 6 P.M. sculptor Alice Aycock will join us virtually from her studio in SoHo, New York in the lead up to the installation of her Twister Grande (tall) piece on…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - July 21, 2020

The Ulrich has a new website! We have a new website that we're excited to share with you! Same URL (ulrich.wichita.edu), brand new look! We feel this new design is much more vibrant--and user-friendly. When you visit it, be sure to check out the…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - July 14, 2020

Latest Ulrich Update now available! The Fall 2020 Ulrich Update is now available. Check out all the wonderful exhibitions, programs, and events we have lined up for the coming months. Plus, be sure to read Curator Ksenya Gurshtein's wonderful essay…

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Billboard Project Off To A Great Start!

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - June 23, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - July Billboard Locations Revealed

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Ulrich Museum of Art Special News - June 11, 2020

The Ulrich Museum of Art on the Wichita State University campus joins museums across the country in solidarity and commitment to continue to turn toward the most difficult challenges in our time. In our capacity as public institutions in service to…

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Ulrich Museum of Art WWeekly Newsletter - June , 2, 2020

Longtime Supporter Lee Starkel named incoming Chair of Ulrich Advisory Board The Ulrich is excited to announce that Lee Starkel will take over as Chair of the Museum's Advisory Board for the Fiscal Year 2021, which officially begins on July 1st.…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - May 26, 2020

Thank you, departing Ulrich Advisory Board and Alliance members! We would like to express our deepest appreciation and gratitude to the members of the Ulrich Advisory Board and Ulrich Alliance who are wrapping up their time with us. Thank you to…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - May 19, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - May 12, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - May 5, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - April 28, 2020

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A New Direction For The Ulrich During These Challenging Times

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - April 15, 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter - April 7, 2020

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A message from Ulrich Director Leslie Brothers

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Special Announcement from Director Leslie Brothers

For the moment, the Museum remains open to the public as does the University. Our exhibitions will close on Sunday, March 29. Feel free to stop by on your own or with a friend as we have taken every precaution to ensure your visit is safe. I regret…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Galleries are Now Closed through May 15, 2020

Due to increasing health concerns related to COVID-19 our galleries are now closed through May 15. I regret to report that all programs, including our Summer Exhibition Opening Party, are also either postponed or cancelled through May 15, 2020. The…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - January 2020

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - December 2019

The Ulrich Museum of Art has a new look! Recently, we celebrated the launch of our new logo, created by Kansas-based design firm Imagemakers Inc. The logo will appear in five different colors (all taken from our world-famous Miró mural).…

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The Colorful Exhibition Catalogue Published By The Ulrich Received The Best Graphic Design Award From The Kansas Museum Association

Wichita, Kan.--A colorful exhibition catalogue showcasing the work of an important Wichita artist and published by Wichita State University’s Ulrich Museum of Art has been chosen for an award by the Kansas Museum Association. The catalogue,…

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The Ulrich Museum Reached Its Goal Of Raising $6,000 For Its Bus Reimbursement Program Thanks In Part To A Big Gift From A Retired Wichita Teacher

Wichita, Kan - Students from all over the Wichita and surrounding areas will continue to get a free ride to the Ulrich Museum of Art on the Wichita State University campus thanks to the generous outpouring of support for its recent Bus Reimbursement…

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'Teachable Moments' Exhibition at Ulrich Showcases Cutting-Edge Art by WSU Faculty

Wichita, KS -- From photos of shooting range debris to photorealist paintings based on printer glitches, an upcoming exhibition at the Ulrich Museum of Art will showcase some of the cutting-edge art works created by Wichita State University faculty.…

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Ulrich 'Solving for X' Exhibition Embraces Accessibility for Blind, Visually and Mobility-Impaired

Wichita, KS -- Alison Roets has been legally blind since birth. A senior from Derby majoring in Strategic Communications at Wichita State University, Roets is also a student employee at WSU’s Ulrich Museum of Art. “At first I thought…

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Ulrich Bus Reimbursement Program Fundraising Campaign Launch

The Ulrich Bus Reimbursement Program needs your support! Through a recently-launched GiveCampus campaign, we have until August 31st to reach our goal of raising $6,000 for our bus reimbursement program, which helps us bring thousands of students…

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Ulrich Museum Launches App

We are thrilled to announce that the Ulrich Museum of Art mobile app is now available in the App Store and Google Play Store. This free digital resource is the easiest way to see what’s happening at the Ulrich anytime, wherever you are. The…

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'Leslie Brothers' Named as Director of Ulrich Museum of Art

Leslie Brothers to begin June 18, 2018 Leslie Brothers, director of the McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University's Center for Contemporary Art, has been named director of the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, effective…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - July 22, 2015

Artist talk with internationally renowned photographer Gerco de Ruijter and more at the Ulrich Artist talk with internationally renowned aerial photographer Gerco de Ruijter Gerco de Ruijter is the second Ulrich Underground…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - July 1, 2015

International artist Gerco de Ruijter and more at the Ulrich this July Holiday hours The Ulrich Museum of Art will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day. The museum returns to regular hours Sunday, July…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - June 2, 2015

Get ready for summer at the Ulrich Thank you to the volunteers and supporters of A SculpTour Affair A SculpTour Affair, the roaming party celebrating the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection on the campus of Wichita State University was…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - May8, 2015

Dr. Claudia Pederson to speak at the Ulrich, A SculpTour Affair coming up soon! FACULTY BIENNIAL ART HISTORY TALK: Dr. Claudia Pederson Art for Spooks is an augmented reality book made in collaboration with the media artist Nicholas Adrian…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - March 23, 2015

Keynote Talk - Evan Roth: The Art of Misuse Paris-based American artist Evan Roth will discuss his fascination with the misuse of seemingly rigid systems and the effect that philosophies from hacker communities can have when applied outside of…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - March 13, 2015

Family Fun Day is Saturday at the Ulrich The Ulrich invites students, faculty and members of the community to bring their families and participate in activities designed to inspire the artist within. Family Fun Day diverges from the quiet…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - October 14, 2014

Empty Bowls Chili Cook-Off to benefit Kansas Food Bank this Saturday View hundreds of handmade ceramic bowls and sample chili from local restaurants and donors at the Empty Bowls Chili Cook-Off this Saturday, October 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at WSU…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - October 2, 2014

Hunger Awareness Month culminates with two exhibitions and a benefit Exhibitions "Conscious Clay" and "Empty Bowls" raise hunger awareness through clay, community, and conversation Two exhibitions at Wichita State and a number of community events…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - September 16, 2014

Light the night at our college student-only Equinox Light Party Don your best-lighted costume for our illuminated costume contest, bring your best dance moves, and participate in the hands-on Art Lab at our first Equinox Light Party Friday,…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - August 14, 2014

Senior Wednesday with Jennifer Ray, Aug. 20 Meet and greet Jennifer Ray, the newest photography faculty member in the WSU School of Art, Design and Creative Industries at Senior Wednesday, August 20. Ray received her MFA in Photography from…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - August 7, 2014

Second floor galleries closed through Sept. 4 In preparation for the upcoming fall exhibitions, Bruce Conner: Somebody Else’s Prints and 1974: Selections from the Permanent Collection, the second floor galleries will be closed August 4 through…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - June 27, 2014

Ulrich Underground welcomes first Artist-in-Residence in July Oakland, California-based artist, Lisa Solomon, will mount an exhibition of her work, create a new piece, and participate in community activities when she visits the Ulrich Museum of Art…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - May 30, 2014

Fill It To the Brim celebrates local artists and art patron Ruth Martin The Ulrich Museum of Art is proud to present Fill It To the Brim (on view June 4-June 29), an exhibition of artist-made hats that honor Ruth Martin, a beloved member of the…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - May 21, 2014

Ulrich Curator of Education Aimee Geist joins Arts Partners Ulrich Museum Curator of Education Aimee Geist has spent more than ten years teaching audiences about the collection and exhibitions at the Ulrich, and has reached thousands of children,…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - April 28, 2014

Martin H. Bush Keynote Talk postponed The Ulrich Museum of Art regrets to announce that due to an illness, the Forty Years/Forty Stories Keynote Talk with Dr. Martin H. Bush is postponed. The talk, which was scheduled for this Thursday, May 1 at 6…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - April 17, 2014

Is your calendar marked? Spring Celebration: 40 Years! is next weekend! Join the arts community next Saturday, April 26 in celebrating the Ulrich Museum’s ruby anniversary—40 years! The spring exhibition, Forty Years/Forty Stories, celebrates…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - April 2, 2014

Silkscreen T-shirts and hang out with art on Teen Day this Saturday Join us for creative pursuits or to just hang out with friends on Teen Day this Saturday, April 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. Teens can view T-shirt designs inspired by the Ulrich exhibition…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - March 27, 2014

Silkscreen T-shirts, watch short films, and hang out with art on Teen Day, April 5 Join us for creative pursuits or to just hang out with friends on Teen Day, Saturday, April 5. View T-shirt designs inspired by the Ulrich exhibition Juvenile In…

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Arts and Community Discussions Abound at The Ulrich

The cost of juvenile confinement comes to light in Working Panel Discussion The U.S. holds more youth in detention facilities than any other country. With budget belts continuing to tighten as health and welfare costs increase, communities continue…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - March 5, 2014

Stephanie Syjuco: FREE TEXTS opens March 8 How has the Internet affected issues of ownership and public access in the 21st century? In FREE TEXTS, San Francisco-based artist Stephanie Syjuco calls attention to this issue by bringing together over…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Acquires 125 Photographs by Kansas-Born Artist Gordon Parks

New Ulrich Museum acquisition establishes Wichita State as a hub for study of artist Gordon Parks The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University has acquired 125 fine art photographs by the internationally acclaimed, Kansas-born artist Gordon…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - February 5, 2014

Vote to win Shocker men's basketball tickets Typography fans, get ready to rumble! We’re giving away two pairs of Shocker men’s basketball tickets (and this sweet sticker to the left, designed by WSU graphic design student Chris Garcia) to…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - January 22, 2014

Winter Opening Reception is this Saturday Have you RSVP’d for the Winter Opening Reception** this weekend? Come celebrate the exhibitions, Juvenile In Justice: Photographs by Richard Ross; On Repeat: Selections from the Collection; The Clan of…

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Film Directors Part of Lineup for Greengrass Program at Tallgrass Film Fest

Tallgrass Film Fest: Greengrass to include Q&A with two visiting film directors, Oct. 18 The free Greengrass program of environmentally-themed films returns to the Tallgrass Film Festival in partnership with the Ulrich Museum and its current…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - October 11, 2013

The Ulrich and WAM Collaborate on Two-Day Symposium Nov. 8-9 (E-News 10-10-2013) SYMPOSIUM: Nature's Impact, Art's Force considers today's artistic commentary on nature, ecology and technology The Ulrich Museum of Art and Wichita Art Museum…

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Greengrass at Tallgrass Film Festival - October 17-18, 2013

FREE FILMS: Ulrich hosts Greengrass environmental films at 11th Tallgrass Film Festival The free Greengrass program of environmentally-themed films returns to the 11th annual Tallgrass Film Festival in partnership with the Ulrich Museum and its…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - September 12, 2013

GRANT AWARD: Ulrich Museum Awarded Federal Grant from IMLS for Miro Conservation Project Institute of Museum and Library Services logoThe Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today that the Ulrich Museum has received a $150,000…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - September 6, 2013

Fall at the Ulrich will officially be underway next week with an event trifecta on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Whether you prefer a poetry reading, a dynamic chat about the blending of art and science, or a full-on party, we have something for…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - August 16, 2013

Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles catalog wins MPMA 2013 Publications Design Competition The catalog for the currently traveling Ulrich Museum exhibition, Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles, took top honors in the…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - August 9, 2013

Final Days for Faculty Biennial, Closing August 11 Summer is waning, and only a few days remain to view the WSU School of Art and Design 19th Faculty Biennial, in the Polk/Wilson Galleries at the Ulrich Museum through August 11. The Polk, Wilson…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - June 20, 2013

"Small Pleasures" displaying new artifact on the Ulrich facade A new artifact is on view inside the display box as part of the installation, "Small Pleasures" on the facade of the Ulrich Museum of Art. WSU faculty member Levente Sulyok designed…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - June 4, 2013

"Zen Cowboy" Chuck Pyle performs free outdoor concert Enjoy a peaceful evening surrounded by beautiful flowerbeds on the WSU campus at the Ulrich Museum's free, outdoor summer music series, Art For Your Ears, this Thursday (June 6). Singer…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - May 22, 2013

Galleries open Memorial Day weekend The Ulrich Museum will maintain regular public hours Memorial Day weekend and will be open 1 to 5 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday (May 25 and 26). Admission is free. On view, along with art from the museum's…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - May 14, 2013

Destination Manhattan day trip this Friday Seats are still available for this Friday's (May 17) Ulrich Field Trip: Destination Manhattan, a day trip to the Little Apple highlighting K-State's Beach Museum of Art and the Flint Hills Discovery…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - May 7, 2013

Next week's Senior Wednesday features recent WSU grad and ceramics artist One of the oldest MFA programs in the nation, the WSU Master of Fine Arts in studio arts has produced regionally and nationally acclaimed artists. Meet Matthew Eames, a…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News: New Registrar Joins Ulrich Museum

Ulrich Museum of Art Director Bob Workman announced on Apr 25, 2013 that Stephanie Teasley has been selected as registrar for the Ulrich Museum. Teasley, who begins in June, holds a master's degree in museum studies from the University of Kansas in…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - April 23, 2013

Ulrich Museum receives $60,000 NEA grant for Miro conservation The Ulrich Museum of Art has been awarded a second major federal grant of $60,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for Phase 3 of the conservation of the landmark mural…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - April 15, 2013

This week's Senior Wednesday features a toy story Recalling an age of window-shopping and department store displays, artist Randy Regier's toys, sculptures, and installations suggest relics of a bygone era. His art reflects the early 20th-century…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - March 25, 2013

Documentary photography is the focus of tomorrow's Buzz-Worthy Art Talk Following President George W. Bush’s 2001 assertion that, "the vitality of our economy depends upon the willingness of Americans to spend," photographer Brian Ulrich…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - February 20, 2013

Photographer's talk cancelled due to inclement weather; rescheduled for March 26, 2013 Due to inclement weather, the Ulrich Museum's Buzz-Worthy Art Talk with photographer Brian Ulrich has been cancelled (Thursday, February 21). Ulrich's talk has…

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Ulrich Museum of Art News - February 14, 2013

Ulrich collection artists recognized by U.S. Secretary of State Two artists with work in the Ulrich Museum's collection, Shahzia Sikander and Carrie Mae Weems, have been honored by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with the inaugural…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Newsletter - January 25, 2013

Ulrich Registrar takes position with Nora Eccles Harrison Museum in Utah Ulrich Museum Director Bob Workman announced Friday that Registrar Casey Allen (pictured at left) has been offered a position at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA)…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Newsletter - January 16, 2013

Ulrich brings "Small Pleasures" to building's facade While conservation of the Ulrich Museum's Miro mural is underway, the museum's facade will feature a temporary art installation by Levente Sulyok (pictured at left), WSU assistant professor of…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Newsletter - December 14, 2012

Final weekend to see Ronald Christ and Gordon Parks exhibitions Only this weekend (December 15-16) remains to see "Ronald Christ: Poetic Fictions" and "The Hard Kind of Courage: Gordon Parks and the Photographers of the Civil Rights…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Newsletter - November 27, 2012

This Thursday's Buzz-Worthy Art Talk brings personal stories of Gordon Parks Join the conversation, celebration, and poignant reminiscence on the eve of what would have been Gordon Parks' 100th birthday. Editor of Gordon Parks' writings and his…

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Ulrich Museum of Art Newsletter - November 7, 2012

Next Thursday's Buzz-Worthy Art Talk highlights the artistic and cultural legacy of Gordon Parks Employing the language of advertising and popular culture in his work, artist Hank Willis Thomas (pictured at left) will give a Buzz-Worthy Art Talk at…

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Ulrich Museum of Arts News - October 24, 2012

Trunk or Treat this Saturday Celebrate Halloween with the Ulrich Museum and WSU's Student Activities Council at Trunk or Treat from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday (October 27). Bring your ghouls and guys to the lot north of the Heskett Center. WSU…

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Ulrich Museum of Arts News - October 18, 2012

Second Ulrich Director candidate to make campus visit Monday A national search for the Ulrich Museum's new director has been narrowed to three candidates. As part of the process, each candidate makes a campus visit and gives a public lecture on the…

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Ulrich and Tallgrass Film Festival Bring Free Screenings Friday to WSU Campus

The Ulrich Museum and Tallgrass Film Festival partner again with "Grassroots: Spotlight on Civil Rights" this Friday afternoon at the Campus Activities Center Theater on the Wichita State University campus. A reception for ticket-holders…

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First Ulrich Director Candidate to Make Campus Visit Monday

A national search for the Ulrich Museum's new director has been narrowed to three candidates. As part of the process, each candidate makes a campus visit and gives a public lecture on the topic, "What is the role of a university art museum in…

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Ulrich Museum of Arts News - September 24, 2012

Wichita Business Journal recognizes new Ulrich Advisory Board member Among the honorees at tomorrow's (Thursday, September 27) "Outstanding Women in Wichita" business awards luncheon include new Ulrich Advisory Board member Linda…

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Ulrich Museum of Arts News - September 21, 2012

Final 48 hours for Yarn Bombing Yarn Bombing at Wichita State University, September 2012If you've not yet visited Wichita State's campus to see Yarn Bombing, this weekend is your last chance. Yarn Bombing will be on view until 5 p.m. this Sunday…

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Yarn Bombing covers Wichita State campus sculptures

Wichita State's campus has become more colorful with "Yarn Bombing--The Big Reveal." Wielding knitting needles and crochet hooks, local knitters and crocheters have descended on WSU and covered selected sculptures in the Martin H. Bush…

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Ulrich Museum of Arts News - September 4, 2012

Party time! Ulrich Redux offers a sneak peak at museum's fabulousness! Do not miss the Fall Kickoff Party celebrating the Ulrich Museum's grand reopening. Make reservations to attend "Ulrich Redux" from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, September 15.…

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Ulrich Museum of Arts News - August 28, 2012

Museum publications receive regional association's top honors The Ulrich garnered two of the four top honors in the Mountain-Plains Museums Association (MPMA) 2012 Publication Design Competition. The museum received Best Design in…

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Ulrich Museum of Arts News - July 30, 2012

The Mudbugs Cajun and Zydeco Band play free outdoor concert this Thursday The Ulrich Museum's outdoor summer music series, Art For your Ears, wraps up this Thursday, (August 2), with the Mudbugs Cajun and Zydeco Band. Fresh off an appearance on…

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Ulrich Museum of Arts News - July 09, 2012

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gretchen Peters plays free concert this Thursday The Ulrich Museum's free, outdoor summer music series, Art For your Ears, continues with Grammy-nominated songwriter Gretchen Peters on Thursday, July 12. A string…

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