|Roy Villevoy, The New Road, 2007.|
University of St. Thomas--Anderson Student Center
2115 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105
What to do:
1. Come to the grand opening reception Thursday, February 23 at 6 p.m.
2. Listen to graduate student, Natalie Andron McMonagle, introduce "Deconstructing Eden: Asmat Identity Rediscovered" in which she explores the fluid, multifaceted identity of Asmat culture in Papua, Indonesia through carvings, weavings, photographs and video. Lecture to be given during opening reception.
3. View photographs and video of the Asmat people from Dutch artist Roy Villevoye as he shows his body of work as part of the exhibition, now through June 4.
Must see right now:
As one of the most comprehensive museums of Asmat art in the United States, the University of St. Thomas's American Museum of Asmat Art has over 2,000 peices ranging from sculptures to fiber art, all never been seen collectively in a permanent space.
While you're in the area:
Situated in Saint Paul’s beautiful Summit Avenue community, St. Thomas offers a variety of activities for visitors from the O’Shaughnessy Education Center lobby gallery to the many food venues at the new Anderson Student Center to simply walking along Summit Avenue and enjoying the architecture. Also be sure to visit the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery south on Randolph Avenue or Concordia University St. Paul Galleries.
Want more info?
Call Julie Risser at (651) 962-5512 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.