Fine arts news briefs March 10.

Fine arts news briefs for Oklahoma March 10.
Published: March 10, 2013
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FINE ARTS BRIEFS

Art

Capitol gallery exhibit

On view through April 21 in the Oklahoma State Capitol's Governor's Gallery, 2300 N Lincoln, is “Structural Integrities,” an exhibit featuring landscapes by Almira Hill Grammer. The Norman artist explores landscapes studded with barns, silos and vintage buildings.

For more information, call 521-2020.

Arts, Arts, Arts becomes Art Squared

The University of Oklahoma's Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts will present its annual fundraiser, titled “ARTS2,” on Thursday at the Will Rogers Theatre, 4322 N Western. OU students will perform during the evening, which begins with a 6:15 p.m. reception followed by a 7:30 p.m. program.

Dean Rich Taylor will unveil two new opportunities for arts patrons: the Dean's Circle, a group of arts patrons who provide financial support to the College, and the Chord, a group designed for young professionals. Tickets are $100.

For more information, call 325-7376 or go to8 www.ou.edu/finearts.

Circus-themed art show

On view through March 31 at the In Your Eye Gallery, 3005-A Paseo, is “The Dog and Pony Show,” an exhibit of circus-inspired paintings by Oklahoma artists Diana J. Smith and Kristen Vails. Smith's images capture playful dogs performing athletic feats. Vails' paintings evoke the spirit of the equine world.

For more information, call 525-2161 or go to www.inyoureyegallery.com.

Faculty exhibit

On view through April 11 at the University of Central Oklahoma's Melton Gallery is an exhibit featuring works by new UCO art faculty member Michael Litzau. Curated by Charleen Weidell, the exhibit features intricate drawings and detailed mixed media works that examine the artist's fascination with the Green Bay Packers.

For more information, call 974-5201 or go to www.uco.edu/cfad/events.

Music

String quartet in recital

Chamber Music in Oklahoma continues its 2012-13 concert series with a performance by the Borealis String Quartet at 4 p.m. Sunday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 8005 Dorset Drive.

The quartet-in-residence at the University of British Columbia, the Borealis will perform Haydn's “Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1,” Shostakovich's “Quartet No. 8” and Grieg's “Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27.”

For more information, call 974-2415 or go to www.cmok.org.

In concert

The University of Oklahoma School of Music will present the Holmberg String Quartet in concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Catlett Music Center's Sharp Concert Hall, 500 W Boyd.

OU's faculty string quartet features violinists Hal Grossman and Gregory Lee, violist Mark Neumann and cellist Jonathan Ruck. Part of OU's Beethoven String Quartet Series, the concert will feature Beethoven's “String Quartet in C Minor Op. 18 No. 4” and the “String Quartet in E-Flat Major Op. 127.”

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