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October 2013

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Sat., Sep. 14, 2013 – Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
MCAD Concourse Gallery
Inside An Explorer's Mind: Survival, Innovation, Design—A Will Steger Exhibition

This unique exhibition features the sustainable design work of world-renowned polar explorer Will Steger, the first person to reach both Poles by dogsled.

Fri., Oct. 4, 2013 – Sun., Nov. 10, 2013
Main Gallery
2012/13 Jerome Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition

This annual exhibition features artwork of many mediums by artists Susannah Bielak, Amanda Hankerson, Michael Hoyt, Melissa Loop, and Lauren Roche.

Wed., Oct. 9, 2013
1:00 p.m.
150 Main Auditorium
Visiting-Artist Lecture: April Greiman

April Greiman is a thinker, designer, and artist whose transmedia projects—addressing areas of design from communications to textiles to architecture to new media—and use of advanced technology, have made her a leader in the design world.

Wed., Oct. 9, 2013
6:30 p.m.
MCAD Gallery
Panel Discussion: Jerome Emerging Artist Fellows

Fellows Susannah Bielak, Amanda Hankerson, Michael Hoyt, Melissa Loop, and Lauren Roche will discuss their work with moderator Jay Gabler.

Fri., Oct. 11, 2013 – Sun., Oct. 27, 2013
MCAD Gallery 148
Stand Up, Sit Down

Featuring artwork from five artists representing four different countries, the theme of education and personal development is explored through installations, publications, and interactivity.

Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
1:00 p.m.
Auditorium 150
Visiting-Artist Lecture: Carol Mavor

Carol Mavor is a professor of art history and visual studies at the University of Manchester. Her work has been widely acknowledged and reviewed in publications in the US and UK, including the New Yorker, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Village Voice.

Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
6:00 p.m.
Concourse Gallery
Pretty Much Everything Up to October 11, 2013: Aaron Draplin of the Draplin Design Co

This exhibition features the multifaceted design work of MCAD alum Aaron Draplin, who is a featured speaker at the annual AIGA conference that will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center October 10–12.

Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
6:30 p.m.
MCAD Gallery 148
Stand Up, Sit Down Reception

Join the artists behind the exhibition that explores themes of education and personal development for the opening reception.

Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
6:30 p.m.
MCAD Emeritus Room
Crit Club

Showcase your work, solicit feedback, and seek collaboration from creative peers. Or just come for the discussion and beer. Informal and intimate, this event is free and open to the public.

Wed., Oct. 16, 2013
1:00 p.m.
Auditorium 150
Visiting-Artist Lecture: Peter Bagge

Peter Bagge is the Harvey Award–winning author of the acclaimed nineties alternative-comic series Hate, starring slacker hero Buddy Bradley, and a regular contributor to Reason magazine.

Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
6:30 p.m.
Emeritus room
MCAD Creative Women Gathering

MCAD Creative Women Gatherings are held on the third Thursday of the month. This gathering aims to inspire current students as well as to celebrate the success of our alumni. Events will include light snacks, inspiring conversation, and networking.

Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
8:00 p.m.
Interactive Design and Marketing Webinar

Learn more about the interactive design and marketing program by signing up for a live webinar taking place on Tuesday, October 17th at 8:00 p.m. CDT. Sign up here.

Tue., Oct. 22, 2013
6:30 p.m.
FAILE Studio, New York
MCAD Alumni New York Reunion

Join Jay Coogan and Patrick Miller ’02 as you reconnect with other alumni, learn about what's new at MCAD, and see Miller's studio.

Wed., Oct. 23, 2013
1:00 p.m.
Auditorium 150
Visiting-Artist Lecture: Nicholas Brown

Nicholas Brown, independed curator, has worked for the ISM Gallery at Yale Universtiy, Toronto's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, and Red Bull, in addition to being part of the Venice Biennale and being published in numerous works.

Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Gregory Ganeles

Gregory Ganeles ’10 will speak about his recent time living in Europe, focusing on how it has been influencing his current work. He will also discuss opportunities available to emerging Minnesota artists.

Mon., Oct. 28, 2013
12:10 p.m.
MCAD Room 414
Feed Your Future: Alumni Mentor Lunch Series

This lunch series is a tremendous opportunity for students to come together in a small group setting and ask alumni questions about their journey into the world after leaving MCAD. The focus of the series is on learning from each other and being part of a bigger conversation.

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