Interview: Dia de la Familia at JSMA

EUGENE, Ore. — The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is always welcoming new exhibits and creative opportunities for all. This weekend the family is invited for Dia de la Famlia. Debbie Williamson-Smith, Communications Director of JSMA, joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about the exhibit.

Middle School Students Unveil Mural

EUGENE, Ore. — Kelly Middle School students are making an effort to clean up their community. Monday they unveiled a very special piece of artwork they’ve been working on for months. The mural is on the side of Valley Restaurant Equipment which used to be a wall of graffiti. But now it’s a painting in … Continue reading »

Interview: New Art Exhibit

EUGENE, Ore. — A new exhibit opens Friday night at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon. It’s called Ryo Toyonaga: Awakening. It’s the first major museum exhibition of the New York City-based contemporary artist. The exhibition surveys 20 years of ceramic and mixed-media sculpture, drawing and painting. The exhibition opens … Continue reading »

Art Museum Offers Tax Break

EUGENE, Ore. — The Jordan Schnitzer Museum on the University of Oregon campus may not be one of the biggest, but it’s definitely gotten a hold of some big names in the art world thanks to its Masterworks on Loan Program. Dozens of important works have come through it in recent years and while museum … Continue reading »

Museum Honors Day of the Dead

EUGENE, Ore. — The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is honoring a Mexican holiday with some special exhibits starting Tuesday night. Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, began thousands of years ago in southern Mexico as a way to celebrate the lives of past loved ones instead of just mourning them. The … Continue reading »

New Exhibit at Jordan Schnitzer Museum

EUGENE, Ore. — A new exhibit is opening at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art this weekend: National Geographic’s Greatest Photographs of the American West. The opening reception starts at 6 p.m. on September 27 and the exhibit runs through December 31. Debbie Williamson Smith stopped by the KEZI 9 News Studio on Friday to … Continue reading »