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October 12, 2018

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Homecoming 2018
Homecoming 2018

Details to be announced
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Homecoming Registration
Homecoming Registration
Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum (MUSE) - (Lobby)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM LMU Alumni & Friends
LMU Alumni & Friends Breakfast & Golf Outing @ Woodlake Golf Course
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Kelly Hider Art Exhibit

Lincoln Memorial University's School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences' Art Program would like to invite you to a reception for Kelly Hider's exhibition Dear Andrea at the LMU Center for the Arts on Thursday October 4, from 5-7pm. The artist will give a short gallery talk at 6pm. Light refreshments will provided. The exhibition and opening are free and open to the public.

The work in Dear Andrea is influenced both in form and composition by Byzantine and Proto-Renaissance iconographic imagery. These contemporary iterations use accessible materials and familiar subjects. The glitter, flocking, and rhinestones are modern craft-store-versions of punched gold-leaf; photography and photo-editing software used as a modern substitution for oil paint. Not unlike common historical depictions of biblical stories such as the Ascension, the Annunciation, and the Transfiguration, there are elements of the supernatural and the surreal. Hider's work employs a visual language of decoration and cancellation to support reoccurring themes of death and resurrection.

These new works by Hider manipulate an archive of slides taken in the 1950's and 60's. Hider is playing upon the viewer's own nostalgia associated with vintage images; remnants of forgotten domestic experience. The sparkling embellishments suggest human care, and by altering these found images, they are given new life and purpose. They evoke emotions ranging from melancholic to celebratory, leading viewers to contemplate their own personal family histories

Paul V. Hamilton Center for the Arts - (Art Studio)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Unveiling of Democrat Hollow Historical Plaque
Unveiling of Democrat Hollow Historical Plaque
Democrat Hollow (DEMH) - (DEMH)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Mary E Mars Gymnasium 70-Year Recognition
Mary E. Mars Gymasium 70-Year Recognition
Mary E Mars Gymnasium (MARS) - (Cheer Area/Gym Floor on side)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum Reception & WWI 100 Year Recognition
Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum Reception and WWI 100 Year Recognition
Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum (MUSE) - (Gift Shop)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM WWI at 100: Remembering the Soldiers

Join the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum as we mark the 100th anniversary of the conclusion of WWI. A soft opening of "Log Walls to Marble Halls" will take place. The new exhibit was made possible by the estate of Robert L. Kincaid, who served in the Coast Artillery during WWI. Refreshments will follow.

As a part of WWI recognition ceremony and LMU Homecoming ceremonies, the names of all LMU students who served during WWI will be read. The Museum invites the families of these veterans to come and be recognized during the event. Red poppy pins will be handed out to participants, and special readings and speeches will be given. The event is free to all who wish to attend.
Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum (MUSE) - (Arnold Auditorium)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Celebrate Appalachia - Bluegrass Concert Featuring Back Porch Grass
Celebrate Apalachia - Bluegrass Concert Featuring Back Porch Grass
Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum (MUSE) - (Arnold Auditorium)

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