UOG Isla Center for the Arts – “Reflections on Tradition” Now Open

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Guam – The Isla Center for the Arts at the University of Guam has announced the opening of the exhibition “Reflections of Tradition”, Selected Objects from the Isla Center for the Arts Permanent Collection.

The Isla Center for the Arts Permanent Collection consists of over 500 objects, primarily from the Micronesian region.  This exhibition features objects that reflect the seafaring and weaving traditions of Micronesia.   Objects in the display include model canoes from Pohnpei, Yap and Palau, handwoven fishing nets and traps, as well as over 20 examples of woven textiles from Yap.

Reflections of Tradition, Selected Objects from the Isla Center for the Arts Permanent Collection opens on August 29, 2013 and will be on exhibit through September 27, 2013.  The Isla Center for the Arts is open to the public, free of charge, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Groups are cordially invited to call the Isla Center at 735-2965 to schedule tours of the exhibit.  This exhibit is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Guam, Guam CAHA, NEA and the Office of the Governor.

 

[Yapese Model Canoe – Juan Remai, 1968]

ART EXHIBITION    Reflections of Tradition – Selected Objects from the Isla Center or the Arts Permanent Collection                   
LOCATION    The Isla Center for the Arts at the University of Guam, #15 Dean’s Circle
EXHIBITION DATES    August 29 – September 27, 2013
OPENING RECEPTION    Thursday, August 29, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The public is invited.

GALLERY HOURS    Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
                                    Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
                                    Closed Sundays and holidays

Admission is free.  Donations are appreciated.