Edinboro University will mark the culmination of ART100 during a series of art-related events on Friday. All events are free and open to the public.
4:30 p.m. Unveiling of Waldo F. Bates, Jr. Historical Marker
Location: 213 East Normal Street
Gather for the unveiling and dedication of the Waldo F. Bates, Jr. Historical Marker by the Edinboro Area Historical Society, in partnership with the Edinboro University Foundation. This event will also be live-streamed.
5 p.m. "Just Being Human," a solo show by illustration senior Nicole Ellwood
Location: Bates Gallery, Loveland Hall
Students will don a five-piece Loveland Hall replica dress - created and restored by art alumna Jean-Marie Burdette Hannan, '06. See "the building that Bates built," and hear about his impact on the Edinboro community.
5:30 p.m. "A Century of Art Education: Legacy of Waldo F. Bates, Jr."
Location: Bruce Gallery, Doucette Hall
In addition to art-education artifacts, the gallery will feature thesis shows by MFA students Vicki Branagan, "Soft Spoken" and Kimberly Bloise, "To Transform."
7 p.m. CHIMERA XIX Release Party
Location: Dr. William P. Alexander Music Center – Recital Hall
Erie County Poet Laureate Sean Thomas Dougherty will kick off a release party for the student-led art and literature journal, CHIMERA XIX: The Progression of Clarity.
7 - 10 p.m. Gallery Night
Location: Erie Art Museum
Following the festivities on campus, check out the Erie Art Museum's Spring Show, featuring work by Edinboro's talented art students, faculty and alumni. MFA thesis shows by Chongyuan Du, "Color Fragments," Erikka Spaid, "Dualities in Nature," and Kat Charnley, "Formative Moments," will also be on display at the 1020 Collective, located at 1020 Holland Street in Erie.