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Artist's rendering of the Quinlan-Hammond Hall of Honor.

10.18.2019

USM Foundation Announces Fundraising Initiative for New Home for The Center for Military Veterans, Service Members and Families

With a goal of constructing a new building to provide the more than 1,700 student veterans, service members and their families with a home of their own on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus that is commensurate with the honor of which they are so deserving, the USM Foundation announces a $2.4 million fundraising initiative to make the facility a reality.

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Oct
20

8:00 am

The University of Southern Mississippi National Juried Painting Exhibition at George Hurst Building - Gallery of Art and Design

Lecture with visiting artist and juror, Bill Scott: October 16, 2019 at 6 p.m. Opening Reception: October 16, 2019 at 7 p.m. The 2019 USM National Juried Painting Exhibition is a juried biennial exhibition featuring work by some of the top ranking contemporary painters from across the country. This exhibition celebrates the vitality and breadth of practice within contemporary painting throughout the United States. Supporting events include the gallery exhibition, an awards ceremony, and a juror’s lecture by visiting artist, Bill Scott. Bill Scott is a nationally and internationally recognized painter from Philadelphia. Scott is an expert colorist, known for his radiant paintings that blur the boundary between representation and abstraction. Scott is represented by Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, where he has had seven solo exhibitions. He has also had solo shows in London, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. His work is in public collections at the Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina; British Museum; Cleveland Museum of Art; and Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others. The exhibition and events were made possible through the generous support of Partners for the Arts.

Oct
20

2:00 pm

Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson at Gilbert F. Hartwig Theatre

Set in 1904, Gem of the Ocean begins August Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle that chronicles the African American experience throughout the twentieth century. By one of America’s greatest playwrights, Gem of the Ocean is a soaring, lyrical journey of spiritual awakening. These performances are presented by the Southern Miss Theatre program and directed by Amanda Washington.

Oct
21

8:00 am

The University of Southern Mississippi National Juried Painting Exhibition at George Hurst Building - Gallery of Art and Design

Lecture with visiting artist and juror, Bill Scott: October 16, 2019 at 6 p.m. Opening Reception: October 16, 2019 at 7 p.m. The 2019 USM National Juried Painting Exhibition is a juried biennial exhibition featuring work by some of the top ranking contemporary painters from across the country. This exhibition celebrates the vitality and breadth of practice within contemporary painting throughout the United States. Supporting events include the gallery exhibition, an awards ceremony, and a juror’s lecture by visiting artist, Bill Scott. Bill Scott is a nationally and internationally recognized painter from Philadelphia. Scott is an expert colorist, known for his radiant paintings that blur the boundary between representation and abstraction. Scott is represented by Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, where he has had seven solo exhibitions. He has also had solo shows in London, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. His work is in public collections at the Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina; British Museum; Cleveland Museum of Art; and Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others. The exhibition and events were made possible through the generous support of Partners for the Arts.

Oct
22

8:00 am

The University of Southern Mississippi National Juried Painting Exhibition at George Hurst Building - Gallery of Art and Design

Lecture with visiting artist and juror, Bill Scott: October 16, 2019 at 6 p.m. Opening Reception: October 16, 2019 at 7 p.m. The 2019 USM National Juried Painting Exhibition is a juried biennial exhibition featuring work by some of the top ranking contemporary painters from across the country. This exhibition celebrates the vitality and breadth of practice within contemporary painting throughout the United States. Supporting events include the gallery exhibition, an awards ceremony, and a juror’s lecture by visiting artist, Bill Scott. Bill Scott is a nationally and internationally recognized painter from Philadelphia. Scott is an expert colorist, known for his radiant paintings that blur the boundary between representation and abstraction. Scott is represented by Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, where he has had seven solo exhibitions. He has also had solo shows in London, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. His work is in public collections at the Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina; British Museum; Cleveland Museum of Art; and Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others. The exhibition and events were made possible through the generous support of Partners for the Arts.

Oct
22

7:30 pm

Richard Perry, tuba, and Ellen Elder, piano at Marsh Auditorium

The Faculty Artist Series presents Richard Perry, tuba, and Ellen Elder, piano, a free performance by School of Music faculty artists.

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