Emile H. Mathis Gallery GRAND OPENING!
December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
The UWM Art Collection (UWMAC) and its steward, the Department of Art History, is premiering its impressive new venue, the Emile H. Mathis Gallery. The Emile H. Mathis Gallery is a state-of-the-art 2,400 square feet exhibition space, named in honor of patron Emile H. Mathis, an art connoisseur, collector and gallery owner. The debut of the Emile H. Mathis Gallery marks the start of an exciting new chapter for the UWMAC, providing additional exhibition and storage space to display and house the expanding permanent art collection.
Our first exhibit – Legacies: ReVisioning the UWM Art Collection
The Gallery’s inaugural exhibition showcases extraordinary artworks of varied media celebrating the collection’s incredible richness, depth and breadth. The exhibition honors the generous patrons whose gifts of art form the UWM Art Collection through a multi-themed presentation that invites viewers to explore the diversity of the collection as it reflects art donors broad collecting interests.
Refreshments will be served!
Left side: Edgar Degas, Dancer, ca. 1880, UWMAC 1974.001.020 (See http://uwmart.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/0A33BCCB-1B33-4378-B799-613630662210 for more information.)
Right side: Rembrandt van Rijn, Self Portrait in Velvet Cap with Plume, 1638, UWMAC 2012.002.0292 (See http://uwmart.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/9157E9E8-2BD4-4318-80E8-561621496398 for more information.)