For the Chinese scholars at Eastern Mennonite University this semester, witnessing the difference between Chinese and American educational systems has been enlightening.
“In China, students are willing to listen to professors lecture,” says Yan Wang. “Here, there are a lot of group discussions. It is good for creative thinking. Every student has their own idea.”
Painting, collages, and photography will be offered at a silent art auction hosted by the visual and communication arts department at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The three-week fundraiser will help bring professional artists to campus to interact with the campus community and to exhibit their work.
Past visiting artists at EMU have included New York City-based filmmaker and cinem ...More
Bicycles generated the necessary power, with a gently audible rhythm, for the sound system at gatherings of the recent Carnival de Resistance. Volunteers, including EMU students, took turns pedaling for the electricity.
The energetic Carnival troupe began its two-city tour with 10 days in Harrisonburg, camping on ...More
“Disintegration,” an art exhibit made from recycled coffee grounds, calls attention to the loss of rainforest habitat to coffee production in Latin America.
The exhibit will take up much of the floor of the Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Wednesday, Jan. 25, through Thursday, Feb. 2 Therea ...More
HARRISONBURG, VA. – The latest trend in fashion is usually found inside a magazine – not composed of the magazine itself. But for trash fashion designer Sophia Mast, fashion is found in materials we use everyday.
“I have always loved fashion and creating things,” said 15-year-old Mast, a native of Lancaster, Pa. “I’ve noticed dresses made out of magaz ...More
What does a bike-powered ice-cream maker have to do with peace and justice?
A lot, for the 47 children from grades 1-6 attending June’s Interfaith Peace Camp — a collaboration by Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Interfaith Engagement with local faith communities. “At the heart of peacebuilding is relationship building,” notes a statement of the camp’s purpose. ...More
By Tim Chapman, Daily News-Record
Asbury United Methodist Church is featuring a new exhibit, “Elements,” in its Sacred Arts Series. The exhibit runs through Nov. 14 and features expressionist acrylic paintings by Kari Martin a ...More
By Jeremy Hunt, Daily News-Record
Don’t let the footwear on display in the storefront fool you – Jack Collins shoe store is not reopening.
The display is actually an art project put together by an Eastern Mennonite University class. But it’s an art project with a good cause behind it.
Some recent changes at the Suter Science Center at EMU are aimed at heightening educational and entertainment benefits to many area students and families.
The Kodiak bear is one of many exhibits that draw in hundreds of area el ...More
By Kelly Jasper, Daily News-Record
EMU students and Cyndi Gusler, a professor at EMU, put on the Winter 2007 Collection of Reclaimed Fashion, otherwise known as the “trash fashion show”. ...More