‘Conversations’ to showcase Kansas glass exhibit at Mulvane

TOPEKA- The Mulvane Art Museum exhibit, “Liquid Fire: Kansas Collections” is the topic of a Conversations: Connecting Art to Our Lives gallery talk from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University. The exhibit concludes Jan. 25. No admission is charged and the public is welcome.

Guests will be artist Larry Peters and collectors William Ansley, Doug Sheafor and Jim Van Sickle. Carol Emert, curator of collections and exhibitions at the Mulvane, will be the facilitator.

“Liquid Fire: Kansas Collections” is an exhibition of functional and sculptural glass by international, national and regional artists. The exhibit provides an opportunity to view works in the collections of Ansley, Gaylon Kintner, Sheafor, and Van Sickel.

Pieces from these collections showcase the variety of techniques used by glass artists, such as blowing, casting, lampworking, flame working, torch working and fusing.

The Mulvane Art Museum is located on the Washburn University campus at 17th and Jewell Streets, adjacent to White Concert Hall. No admission is charged. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. No admission is charged. The museum is closed major holidays.

For more information, call 785-670-1124, e-mail [email protected], or go to http://www.washburn.edu/mulvane/.