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The Daum Museum of Contemporary Art

The Daum Museum of Contemporary Art collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits modern and contemporary works of art and design for the educational enrichment of students, faculty and the general public. Funding for exhibitions is provided by donations to the museum endowment fund, in-kind donations and grants from other foundations and agencies such as the Missouri Arts Council. 

FIT TO PRINT: CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN GRAPHICS
Sept. 21-Dec. 17
Daum Museum of
Contemporary Art

This exhibit features the Daum’s growing collection of printed art. Approximately 75 diverse prints, ranging from the late 1960s to 2012, will illustrate a variety of artistic movements, styles and print-making techniques.

Fit to Print offers examples of the germinal experiments of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg; pop art statements by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and James Rosenquist; minimal and conceptual compositions by Sol LeWitt, Ellsworth Kelly and Frank Stella; and examples from the “Pictures Generation,” including works by Eric Fischl, Robert Longo and David Salle.


Many of the most influential print workshops are represented in the exhibit, among them Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE), Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Crown Point Press, and Gemini G.E.L. A special feature of the show is a group of 15 prints, newly acquired from ULAE that will be shown for the first time at the Daum.

DAUM LECTURE / RECEPTION  
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2-4 p.m.
Stauffacher Theatre

Master printer Bill Goldston, director of Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE), will discuss the storied history of ULAE and his work and experiences with the artists who print there. Located in Bay Shore, N.Y., ULAE is one of the premier printmaking studios in the country and has collaborated with artists as diverse as Robert Rauschenberg, Helen Frankenthaler, Kiki Smith, and Richard Tuttle. 

CHRIS GUSTIN: MASTERWORKS IN CLAY
Feb. 1-May 25
Daum Museum of
Contemporary Art

Lecture and Reception
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2-4 p.m.
Stauffacher Theatre

This retrospective exhibition traces Chris Gustin’s evolution as a ceramist during a career that has spanned 40 years. The 80 works in the exhibition range from diminutive tea bowls to sculptural forms measuring up to four-feet high. There are examples from almost every series of work the artist has made, with pieces from numerous public and private collections from throughout the country as well as Gustin’s own archives.
 
Chris Gustin is one of his generation's leading ceramists. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute and a Master of Fine Arts from Alfred University and is an emeritus professor of art at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Gustin has had more than 40 solo exhibitions at leading institutions and galleries throughout the country and abroad.
 
Museum hours: 
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Museum is closed Mondays.

Admission is free.

For more information, call (660) 530-5888 or visit www.daummuseum.org and "like" the museum's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/daummuseum.  

We live in a visual culture that creates images that inform and entertain us.

 
Supporting the Arts

Please join us in keeping the arts alive for our students and the community. Contact the SFCC Foundation to make a tax deductible contribution to support programing at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

Giving Levels

Director’s Circle Membership Levels


Season Underwriter • $5,000 and above
     • Recognition in two exhibit catalogues and on wall text for the entire season’s exhibits

Exhibition Underwriter • $2,500 - $4,999
     • Recognition in two exhibit catalogues and on wall text for two exhibits

Exhibition Sponsor • $1,000 - $2,499
     • Recognition in one exhibit catalogue and on wall text for one exhibit

Gold Membership Levels

Benefactor - $500
Associate - $250
Friend - $100

General Membership Levels

Family - $60
Individual - $50

Student - $35 (must provide copy of current SFCC student ID)

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