“Harmonious Spaces” Opening Reception and Artist Talk | University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Human Ecology
When and Where
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Nancy Nicholas Hall
1300 Linden Dr
Experience the intersection of China’s art, space, and history at the opening reception and artist talk for Harmonious Spaces.
HARMONIOUS SPACES OPENING RECEPTION AND ARTIST TALK
- 2:30-3:30 & 4:30-5:30 | HLATC Classroom Textile Display Open for Harmonious Spaces Reception In conjunction with the opening celebration of Harmonious Spaces: Wei Dong and Feng Shui Culture, a selection of historical Chinese garments and textiles will be on display to the public in the HLATC classroom.
- 3:00- 4:00 | The Art and Cosmology of Feng Shui: A Conversation Featuring UW-Madison faculty and staff Dr. Wei Dong (Interior Architect, Design Studies), Dr. Joe Dennis (Historian, Ming Dynasty China), Dr. Terry Boyd (Architectural Historian), and Dr. Sherry Harlacher (Asian Art Historian and Director, School of Human Ecology’s Center for Textiles and Design).
- 4:00-4:25 | Chinese Traditional Dance Performance
- 4:25-5:30 | Reception Catering by Grand China Restaurant
“Harmonious Spaces” opening reception and artist talk at Nicholas Hall, School of Human Ecology. Design Studies Professor Wei Dong, creator of the Harmonious Spaces gallery exibit, will be joined by Historian Joe Dennis, History, Emeritus Design Studies Professor Terry Boyd, and Davis Design Gallery Director Sherry Harlacher discuss “The Art and Cosmology of Feng Shui: A Conversation” from 3-4 p.m.
The conversation will be followed by music, dance and refreshments from 4-5, all part of the opening celebration for “Harmonious Spaces: Wei Dong and Feng Shui Culture” in the School of Human Ecology’s Ruth Davis Design Gallery, Sept. 18 – Nov. 15.