Moby-Dick Exhibition Marathon, and Symposium in Northern Kentucky
Various Locations - See Schedule
April 24-27, 2015
Artwork © Kathleen Piercefield, Moby-Dick: a mighty mildness, 2009
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We are planning the following events from April 24 - 27 to highlight the exhibition Moby Comes to Covington: Twenty Years of Moby-Dick Art by Students at Northern Kentucky University at the Kenton County Public Library at 500 Scott Street in Covington, KY. Curated by NKU English Professor Robert K. Wallace and BFA Art History major Emma Rose Thompson, the exhibition will be accompanied by a full-color catalog entitled Fast-Fish & Loose Fish: Twenty-Years of Moby-Dick Art by Students at Northern Kentucky University, reproducing 103 artworks by 53 students beginning in 1994.
Friday, April 24, KICK-OFF EVENT—panel discussion on MOBY-DICK in the 21st CENTURY at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio., 6:30 pm. Speakers include Elizabeth Schultz, Samuel Otter, Matt Kish, Emma Rose Thompson, and Evans Mirageas (artistic director of Cincinnati Opera), moderated by Robert K. Wallace.
Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, MARATHON READING OF MOBY-DICK in the exhibition space at the Kenton County Public Library, 9 am to 9 pm each day.
Monday, April 27, SYMPOSIUM ON MOBY-DICK AND VISUAL ART and CAMPUS TOUR OF MOBY-DICK ART, Budig Theater, University Center, Northern Kentucky University, 9 a.m. to 5 p. m. Speakers will include Elizabeth Schultz (keynote); Matt Kish and Kathleen Piercefield (creative artist session); Jeffrey Markham (pedagogical session); Samuel Otter, (closing remarks), and NKU students and alums whose artworks are in the exhibition and its catalog.
Mon. April 27, RECEPTION honoring STUDENT ARTISTS and SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS, in the exhibition space at Kenton County Public Library in Covington, 5:30 to 7 pm.