Events

Wed Feb 2, 2022

Sat Feb 5, 2022

Opening Reception: Who Do We Say We Are? Irish Art 1922|2022

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Program in the Galleries at 2:30 p.m.

  • Curator Cheryl Snay will discuss the 1922 - 2022 connection. 
  • Curator David Acton will introduce the photographs of Amelia Stein.
  • Irish poet Julie Morrissy will perform a reading as a prelude to her February 25 poetry reading in the galleries.
  • Kevin Byrne, Consul General of Ireland to Chicago and the Midwest will deliver brief remarks. Special guest Sarah Keating, Vice Consul, will also attend.
  • Renowned sean-nós dancer and concertina player Shannon Dunne (ND '98) will perform in the galleries. Shannon will share a selection of traditional dance tunes, airs, and art pieces inspired by the art exhibit. 

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Thu Feb 10, 2022

Thu Feb 17, 2022

An Evening with Jaume Plensa

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Internationally renowned sculptor and installation artist Jaume Plensa is among the leading cultural figures of our time.  Based in Barcelona, he has created a vast body of work sited prominently across Europe, Asia and the United States. Most well-known on campus for Tale Teller VI—situated at the Snite Museum of Art's entrance—and in the Midwest for Chicago’s famed Crown Fountain, Plensa has recently installed the colossal Water’s Soul on the Hudson River overlooking Manhattan.

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