UND Art Collections New Exhibit Opens April 25

Rembrandt, Picasso, Matisse, Dali among artists on display when UND Art Collections’ next exhibit, Art Across the Ages, opens at Empire Arts Center April 25

The UND Art Collections’ new exhibition, Art Across the Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works, features an exciting historical overview of works from the University of North Dakota’s collections.

Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989), The Quest, 1981, etching

The exhibition opens Tuesday, April 25 with a reception from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Empire Arts Center.  UND President Mark Kennedy will speak about 5:10 p.m.  Objects on display will range from ancient artworks to pieces by Dürer, Rembrandt, Picasso, Matisse, Dali, and other renowned artists. This exhibition encourages the viewer to explore the importance of art in human life throughout the ages.

Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)
Le Bonnet Fleuri, 1929, drypoint printed on chine applique.

In partnership with the Empire Arts Center, the University’s downtown gallery was established on Aug. 29, 2012, and extends UND’s rich collection of art beyond the campus borders. The gallery is a tangible example of the University’s commitment to expand its presence into the community. The Empire Arts Center is located at 415 DeMers Avenue in Downtown Grand Forks.

For more information, contact the UND Department of Art & Design, 701.777.2257 or visit UND.edu/art-collections