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Japanese-American Archival Collection reveals newly-restored swords

Japanese-American Archival Collection reveals newly-restored swords

Will Coburn

April 12, 2018

The University Library Department of Special Collections and University Archives unveiled its newly-restored Japanese sword collection on Saturday. On display were the oldest blades in the collection, a katana dating back from 1648, a wakashi from 1806 and an inscribed spearhead that had yet to h...

Chinese Culture Night features martial arts, dancing, singing

Chinese Culture Night features martial arts, dancing, singing

Eric Jaramishian

April 11, 2018

The Chinese Culture Organization at Sacramento State held its eighth annual Chinese Culture Night on Sunday at the University Union. The event took place in the University Union Ballroom and consisted of many performances celebrating Chinese culture. The event featured singers, musicians, and dancers ...

Six-day art festival highlights Sac State student, faculty works

Six-day art festival highlights Sac State student, faculty works

Robby Sanchez

April 3, 2018

This year’s Festival of the Arts is a six-day showcase running from April 10-15 that will highlight the talents of students and faculty at Sacramento State. The festival will include art, music, theater, dance, discussions and presentations. The festival will include events such as a performance of “A M...

Student brings taste of ‘Home’ to upcoming gallery exhibition

Student brings taste of ‘Home’ to upcoming gallery exhibition

Alex Daniels

March 29, 2018

“Home,” an exhibit featuring art created by Sacramento State senior Amanda Pascual, will be on display at the R.W. Witt Gallery in Kadema Hall starting April 2. It will be Pascual’s first solo exhibition. Pascual said that though she has had previous experience in group shows, she is excited...

Maren Conrad brings female perspective to Sacramento mural festival

Maren Conrad brings female perspective to Sacramento mural festival

Khanlin Rodgers

March 29, 2018

Sacramento State alumna Maren Conrad is almost finished with her latest mural, “The Wishing Well.” Her koi fish mural from Wide Open Walls 2017 is on display at the Midtown Art Retail Restaurant Scene on 20th street, and she just completed a “Lady Bird”-inspired mural at the Sacramento Convention and Visito...

‘No strings attached’: Sacramento State art department receives cash grant

‘No strings attached’: Sacramento State art department receives cash grant

Dayla Cook

March 5, 2018

The Sacramento State art department received a “no strings attached” cash grant of $10,000 from Ray Carrington of the Carrington Foundation for Public Art, according to the donor. Carrington said he has no conditions for what the money will be used for, but his hope is to have the money used for art sup...

Students help artist Shay Church bring ceramics installation to campus

Students help artist Shay Church bring ceramics installation to campus

Alex Daniels

February 14, 2018

The Library Gallery at Sacramento State will hold a reception on Feb. 15 for the opening of its latest art installation, “Concurrent/Conventions: A Spectrum of Contemporary Ceramics.” The exhibit features work from artist Shay Church. Church is a studio artist who makes ceramic art with a focus o...

Art show breaks through the noise

Art show breaks through the noise

Nick Minges

February 5, 2018

Sacramento State professor Andrew Connelly spoke during the reception for “All Exaltations: Meditations in Sculpture” as the exhibit’s room filled to capacity Feb. 1, forcing attendees to listen and view from a livestream outside. The reception was held in the Robert Else Gallery in Kadema Hall...

Sac State rolls out first student-curated art exhibit

Sac State rolls out first student-curated art exhibit

Oscar Rzodkiewicz

January 30, 2018

A group of students participating in an experimental course at Sacramento State have opened an art exhibit titled One Ninety Six that features 19 pieces from the university’s Art Department Collection. The pieces shown in One Ninety Six were chosen by 14 students. The exhibit will be open until ...

Art professor brings outside experience to campus exhibit

Art professor brings outside experience to campus exhibit

Yajayra Gonzalez

January 29, 2018

Andrew Connelly, a Sacramento State art professor, has a new exhibit titled “All Exaltation: Meditations in Sculpture” available for viewing at the Robert Else Gallery in Kadema Hall. A reception for the exhibit will be held on Feb. 1. from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The show is the culmination ...

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