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Thursday5/12
10:00 am10:30 am
Fitness Connect Community

Talk about wellness topics and share your successes and challenges!  Monthly sessions, featuring presentations by BCBSTX wellness consultants, can help you get fit and stay healthy. Each month, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other participants and share your experiences.

10:00 am4:00 pm
The International Workshop on Racial Capitalism

This workshop brings together scholars from South Africa, the Caribbean, Britain, and the United States for an interdisciplinary workshop on theories and histories of racial capitalism. All sessions in 210 Agnes Arnold Hall.

11:00 am11:00 pm
Instagram Takeover: Layla M. Bispo

Layla M. Bispo, second-year UH School of Art graduate student studying Interdisciplinary Practices and Emerging Forms, takes over Blaffer Art Museum’s Instagram (@blafferartmuseum).

2:30 pm3:30 pm
Awards & Advancement Committee Meeting

The Awards and Advancement Committee is responsible for matters relating to scholarships, recognition and awards, and advancement initiatives including donor relations and fundraising.

5:30 pm7:30 pm
MFA Student Exhibition Closing

Elgin Street Gallery 2 is a 500 square foot gallery space with dramatic vertical space and an open story ceiling. Gallery 2 is on the first floor of Elgin Street Studios which is connected to Elgin Street Garage on the UH Main Campus. Gallery 2 is dedicated to experimental exhibitions by School of Art graduate students. Work in the gallery rotates every 2 weeks with a new student or group of students curating, designing, and installing their own exhibitions. Join the artists and the School of Art community for a reception on the second Thursday of each 2-week show. Food and drink will be served.

5:30 pm7:30 pm
MFA Student Exhibition Closing

Elgin Street Gallery 1 is a 300 square foot gallery space with state-of -the-art projection and sound located on the first floor of Elgin Street Studios and connected to Elgin Garage on the UH Main Campus. Gallery 1 is dedicated to experimental exhibitions by School of Art graduate students. Work in the gallery rotates every 2 weeks with a new student or group of students curating, designing and installing their own exhibitions. Join the artists and the School of Art Community for a reception on the second Thursday of each 2-week show. Food and drink will be served.

6:00 pm8:00 pm
The George Floyd Memorial Lecture

The lecture event will feature Dr. Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, City University of New York.