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The Jule Museum Podcast – Episode 12: Smell of Risk

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Hsuan L. Hsu, Professor of English at UC Davis, in conversation with artist Manon Bellet, alongside Bellet’s exhibition “A Swallow Does Not Make a Summer” part of the “Radical Naturalism” series at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, on view August 23 through December 30, 2022:

jcsm.auburn.edu/exhibitions/radic…ism-manon-bellet/

DJ Jihaari mix for The Jule

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DJ Jihaari mixtape for the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, December 2022

Walk though the museum and listen to this mix, it is designed to go alongside the exhibitions on view in December, 2022 at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University.

Start in the Radical Naturalism exhibition with Donny Hathaway “Someday We’ll All Be Free” – D’Angelo “Real Love” – Ramp “I Just Love you” …

Then start listening to the Kinsey Collection with Eugene McDaniels “Freedom Death Dance” through to the track by Sly and the Family Stone “You can Make it if You Try” …

Then listen to the RaMell Ross exhibition starting with J Dilla “Glazed/Give Peace a Chance” alongside the sculpture “Propinquiry; Horizon of the Thing Witnessed” and work your way to the large sculpture “Return to Origin” for the last song by Earth Wind And Fire.

The Jule Museum Podcast – Episode 11: Research and Innovation

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Gamaliel Rodríguez talks about his artwork installed as part of the opening of Auburn’s Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville, Alabama. Opened in October, 2022, the facility features a temporary installation of objects from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University. Gamaliel Rodríguez, a U.S. Army veteran who uses felt and ballpoint pens to create photorealistic aerial views of industrial, military and civilian structures, is the first commissioned artist in this cross-campus partnership between the museum and Auburn’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.

ocm.auburn.edu/newsroom/news_art…grand-opening.php

The Jule Museum Podcast – Episode 10: Personal and Political

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Rick Barot, poet and Professor of English at Pacific Lutheran University, talks about creative writing, poetry, and ways of reading works of art at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University.

View the painting “Las Meninas” by Diego Velázquez:
www.museodelprado.es/en/the-collect…b-edee94ea877f

View work by RaMell Ross:
jcsm.auburn.edu/exhibitions/spell-ross/

The Jule Museum Podcast – Episode 8: Sneakerheads

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Imani Poole talks about her work as a student in Sneakerheads, a Spring 2022 class at Auburn University, with Charlie Lesh, Associate Professor of English at Auburn. Students in the Sneakerheads course visited the museum to consider sneaker objects made by artist Andy Yoder for his exhibition Overboard.

The Jule Museum Podcast – Episode 6: Teaching Museum

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How are museums part of cross-disciplinary teaching and learning on campus?

Mimi Hellman, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Art History at Skidmore College, discusses strategies that have been successful at the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College with Chris Molinski, Director of Education, Engagement and Learning at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University.

A group of children smile together in a museum gallery.

Museum Maker Summer Camps 2022

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Your child can become a “Museum Maker” this summer with The Jule!

The Museum Maker Summer Camp series offers an interactive artistic growth experience for children ages 8 to 13. We will be hosting 2 separate 1-week camp sessions which vary depending on your child’s age. Read below for more information.

Raiders of the Lost Art (Ages 8-10) – June 27 – July 1, 2022

Campers will uncover art techniques and materials of the past and make connections across time to the work of contemporary artists. Projects will include everything from creating their own paint using natural materials, working with plaster and clay, and 3D printing.

The Art of Game Design (Ages 11-13) – July 18 – 22, 2022

Campers will learn all about the game design process for creating analogue (board and card) games and basic digital games. Students will make their own games and complete working versions of them by the end of camp.

Important Info:

  • Each camp session is 5 days long with each day lasting from 8:30am – Noon.
  • Each session cost $150, with a 10% discount to families signed up with siblings. Use code SUMMER.
  • We will be limiting camp sessions to 10 campers.
  • Campers will supply their own snacks (no nuts) and water bottle.
  • Campers will receive a free t-shirt with registration.
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