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Wall of framed pictures in the Say Their Names exhibit

“Say Their Name” art exhibit

Caleb Kahila, Assistant Arts and Rec Editor April 11, 2021

If there is one thing that will never fail to impress me, it is the impressive and insightful exhibits that will often be shown at Roberta's Art Gallery in the University Center. While a small gallery...

The painting

Artist paints a picture of Black history

Matt Ellis, Arts and Rec Editor January 31, 2021

Mutope J. Johnson’s “Blue Through Brown Eyes” exhibit is featured throughout Black History Month online via Roberta's Art Gallery. It features pieces showing historical events, such as the march...

Jackie Briggs, front right in purple, Director of Admissions, leads a tour in the University Center lobby. UW-Whitewater admissions staff visited with incoming and prospective students and their families and guided small tour groups around campus on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

University Center encourages creativity and engagement

Staff adapt conditions for the new normal
Lexy Winchell, Journalist August 30, 2020

The James R. Connor University Center is thought of as the heart of campus by many. It is known as a common gathering place for students. So staff knew they had to adapt to conditions brought on by the...

Artist Cate Mahnke's exhibit

“Nostalgia” exhibit by Cate Mahnke

Front Row Review
August 30, 2020

Cate Mahnke’s grandparents raised her in the Cagayan Valley of the Philippines. In her childhood, she ran through rice fields, shared stories, and danced in the rain. Through her art exhibit “Nostalgia”...

University arts adapt to virtual environment

University arts adapt to virtual environment

Calahan Steed, Journalist April 20, 2020

On March 12 Governor Tony Evers declared a public health emergency for the state of Wisconsin. Subsequently, on March 18, UW-Whitewater announced that the rest of the semester would be online. But that’s...

Students paint planter pots and make macrame hangers at a crafting workshop sponsored by Roberta’s Art Gallery and the Sustainability Office.

Students go green painting planter pots

Macrame hangers and other crafts entertain
Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor March 13, 2020

Roberta’s Art Gallery and the UW-Whitewater Sustainability Office teamed up March 11 at 4 p.m. to encourage students to paint planter pots. The workshop had a large turnout with all possible slots filled....

Photo contest in Roberta’s Art Gallery

Olivia Enriquez, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor March 9, 2020

Roberta’s Art Gallery and the Office of Global Experiences host the 7th Annual International Photo Contest featuring photographs from both faculty and students. The winners are on display at the gallery,...

Exhibit showcases Afrocentrism

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor February 24, 2020

Roberta’s Art Gallery hosted a reception for a new painting exhibit, “Bohemian Black”, by artist Sharon Bjyrd at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20. “Bohemian Black” celebrates the beauty and diversity...

Two small hand-warmers made by Danielle Klais at the DIY hand-warmer event.

Roberta’s Art Gallery crafts provide warmth

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor February 3, 2020

Students gathered outside Roberta’s Art Gallery to make Do-It-Yourself hand-warmers on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Students from all walks of life joined together on January 28 to create DIY hand warmers. The...

Photo exhibit showcases unique perspective

Photo exhibit showcases unique perspective

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor January 27, 2020

Roberta’s Art Gallery has a new exhibit this week titled Seek and You Will Find: Great Moments in Time, by photographer David Hall, that allows students to see the world through unique perspectives. With...

Works on display in Cultivating Connection exhibit.

UW-W campus connects with local art community

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor September 24, 2019

The Cultivating Connections exhibit on display in Roberta’s Art Gallery of the University Center showcases the diverse artistic talents of the Whitewater community and shines light on artists beyond...

Connecting the community with crafts

Connecting the community with crafts

Roberta’s Art Gallery features Fairhaven locals
Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter December 10, 2018

Roberta’s Art Gallery will show a strong campus connection with the community in the University Center. The exhibit will be showcasing crafts done by seniors at Fairhaven with UW-Whitewater students...

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