Hoos Down Under was a free pass for UVA students to explore the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection and more of what Charlottesville has to offer! We offered free food from Roots, live music performances by UVA student bands (The Shrugs, BOFA and The BLNDRS), tours of the current exhibitions and art storage by Kluge-Ruhe interns, and an outdoor film screening of TE ATA by VAFF at 9pm. Free transportation was provided to and from the museum, with buses running every 15 minutes from the UVA Chapel.
5:15 – 6:15 PM: The Shrugs
6:30 – 7:30 PM: BOFA
7:45 – 8:45 PM: The BLNDRS
5:30 PM, Entrance Gallery: Mini-Tour by Curator Henry Skerritt
6:00 PM, Storage: Conservation Talk by Collections Manager Nicole Wade and Student Collections Interns
6:45 PM, Main Gallery: Mini-Tour by Student Intern Gabby Fuller
7:15 PM, Storage: Conservation Talk by Collections Manager Nicole Wade and Student Collections Interns
8:00 PM, Main Gallery: Mini-Tour by Student Intern Callie Collins
8:30 PM, Storage: Conservation Talk by Collections Manager Nicole Wade and Student Collections Interns
– EAT SOME FOOD FROM ROOTS NATURAL KITCHEN (SERVED 5:15 – 8:15 PM)
– SEE THE CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
– MAKE A COLLAGE IN THE LIBRARY
– LEARN ABOUT THE NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT UNION AND HOW YOU CAN
GET MORE INVOLVED WITH INDIGENOUS ISSUES AT UVA
Presented by the Native American Student Union and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVA. Many thanks to our sponsors: the UVA Parents Fund, the Office of the Vice Provost of the Arts at UVA, the Virginia Film Festival, the UVA Anthropology Department, the UVA Art History Department, the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, 1st Year Council, Fourth Year Trustees, the Cultural Programming Board, College Council, Student Council, the University Programs Council, the IDEA Fund, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Human Rights and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVA.