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Royal Purple

University Center encourages creativity and engagement

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.
Staff adapt conditions for the new normal
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...

“Nostalgia” exhibit by Cate Mahnke

Artist Cate Mahnke's exhibit
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
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 go green painting planter pots

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

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

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...

Roberta’s Art Gallery crafts provide warmth

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

UW-W campus connects with local art community

Works on display in Cultivating Connection exhibit.
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
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...

Creating depth

The current exhibit at Roberta’s Art Gallery features works by artist Kristin Quackenbush, who 
utilizes different colors of broken glass to create visual depth in her pieces.
Art gallery showcases art made with broken glass
October 1, 2018

The “Look at What Can Happen When You Play with Broken Glass” exhibit is on display in Roberta’s Art Gallery, following a reception held Sept. 26 for artist Kristin Quackenbush, who stood before...

Colorful gallery entices viewers

October 3, 2017

“Parsing Charm and Romancing Sameness” by Robert Zondag showcases a variety of techniques this week on wall-hangings in Roberta’s Art Gallery in the University Center. Zondags work showcases a variety...

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