Friday: April 10, 2015


FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015

3:00 – 5:00 pm: Prometheus Gallery Opening and Journal Release

Location: Furlong Gallery, Atrium Micheels Hall   

UW-Stout's Creative Arts Journal  Prometheus  invites you to the opening of the 2015 student literature reading and art exhibition at the Furlong Gallery.  The literary readings, exhibit reception, and awarding of prizes will begin at 3:00 with the journal release and gallery opening to follow. Join Prometheus to recognize student achievement in both literature and art.

4:00 - 6:00 pm: Ansel Adams Features (2 events)

4:00 - 5:00 pm: When the Master Came to Campus: Ansel Adams at Stout   

Location: Lobby, University Library

In 1967, master landscape photographer Ansel Adams came to the UW-Stout to instruct a workshop on photography for students. He initiated his visit at the request of Stout faculty member Dr. David Barnard, with whom he held a long distance friendship. Dr. Barnard was a celebrated photographer and motion picture director who passed away in 2014. The Barnard family has donated an original Ansel Adams photograph, which will be unveiled in the Library on Friday, April 10that a celebration from 4-5PM. Come learn about the master photographer, his talented colleague on the Stout campus, and many of the Stout graduates who learned directly from the master. The event will include light refreshments and an exhibit of materials from Adams, Barnard, and the Stout students who learned from them.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm : Inspired By Nature: An Exploration of Artistic Landscapes
Location: Huff’s Lounge, Memorial Student Center
For centuries, artists have been inspired by Nature. From the classic novel Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley to the to the black-and-white landscape photography of Ansel Adams, Nature has played a central role in the creative process. On Friday, April 10, 2015, students in Dr. Joan Navarre's ENGL 113 (Honors English), ENGL 102 (Art & Design Living Learning Community) and Carey Dean's ART 200 will share the results of their original research.

This Family Weekend event, which includes ground-breaking research into the 1967 visit by Ansel Adams to UW-Stout (then known as Stout State University), features multi-media presentations and is sure to captivate the most discriminating visitor. Join us for Inspired by Nature: An Exploration of Artistic Landscapes.

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Monster Drawing Rally

 Location: Ballrooms A & B, Memorial Student Center

Join us on the UW-Stout Campus for the second annual Monster Drawing Rally. Watch over 30 artists as they create mixed media artwork of their choice throughout 3 rounds. The unique pieces will be sold for $15 each and admission is free. It is a great opportunity to gather as an artistic community and be a part of the energy and entertainment.

7:30 pm: A Year With Frog and Toad

Location: Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, Main Street of Menomonie

Tickets: $12

University Theatre Presents A Year With Frog and Toad – a musical. Based on the beloved Frog and Toad children's books audiences of all ages will enjoy a romp through the swamp with Frog and Toad and their friends.

Ticket sales open mid-March. Purchase online at or call the MSC Service Center at 715-232.1122.

8:00 pm: Comedy Show

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Student Center   
Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions

Blue Devil Productions is proud to bring Brian Miller to our campus. Brian brings a fresh comedic and interactive style to his magic acts. Brian has been recognized as one of America's best by Campus Activities Magazine.