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SU art experts to discuss upcoming Michelangelo exhibition at April 17 IRP gathering
SU art experts to discuss upcoming Michelangelo exhibition at April 17 IRP gatheringApril 15, 2008Eileen Jevisejevis@uc.syr.edu
Gary Radke, professor of fine arts at Syracuse University, and Domenic Iacono, director of the SUArt Galleries, are the featured presenters at the next Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP) event, Thursday, April 17, from noon-1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Syracuse, 5833 East Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville.
They will discuss “Michelangelo, the Man and the Myth,” an exhibition hosted by SUArt Galleries Aug. 12-Oct. 19 in Syracuse and Nov. 4-Jan. 4, 2009, at the Palitz Gallery, 11 E. 61st St., Manhattan.
The exhibition includes more than a dozen original drawings and writings by the Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), some never before seen in the United States.
Refreshments are served at the IRP gathering, and all interested citizens are encouraged to attend.
IRP, established by University College of Syracuse University, provides opportunities for retired people to stay intellectually active, expand interests and make new acquaintances. Subjects for programs have included public and community events, political and social issues, fine arts, science and the environment. Presentations are made by SU faculty and specialists within the community. For more information on this program, call University College of Syracuse University at (315) 443-4846, or visit http://www.yesu.syr.edu/IRP.
University College offers a variety of community programs including seminars, lecture series, speaker forums and workshops. For more information, call (315) 443-YeSU or visit http://www.YeSU.syr.edu.