Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery

Beatrice M. Haggerty Art Gallery 

Current Exhibition

Marc Chagall:  Intersecting TraditionsIMAGE: Marc Chagall; Jacob’s Ladder, 1957

February 4, 2016 – April 22, 2016

Opening Reception
February 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Times:
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. -
Friday, April 22, 2016 at 5 p.m. (CST)
Spring Break: March 7-10 (By Appointment)
Closed Easter: March 25-28
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Where
Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery - 1845 E. Northgate Drive Irving, TX 75062
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Free General Admission

Featuring over 50 original works, Marc Chagall: Intersecting Traditions is a series of hand water colored etchings depicting scenes from the Old Testament. As a modern, Jewish artist, Chagall developed a unique visual vocabulary that synthesized elements from diverse cultural and artistic traditions. Because he approached the Old Testament narratives as a set of stories and recurring themes to be broadly interpreted, Marc Chagall was able to produce a deeply human and personal body of work that remains relevant today.

Beatrice and Patrick Haggerty gifted the complete portfolio of prints to the Haggerty Museum at Marquette University, Mr. Haggerty’s alma mater, in 1980. We are grateful to their son Patrick Haggerty and the Haggerty Family Foundation for the generous support in making this exhibition possible.

Directions

The University of Dallas is accessible from Loop 12, Hwy. 114 or Hwy. 183.
From Hwy. 114 exit Tom Braniff, turn right on Northgate Drive, then right on Gorman Drive.
From Hwy. 183 exit Carl Road, turn right on Northgate, then left on Gorman Drive.
The Haggerty Gallery, located in the Haggerty Arts Village, is the copper clad building at the corner of campus roads, Gorman Drive and Haggar Circle.
Free visitor parking is available throughout campus with reserved spaces in front of the Haggerty Art Gallery.

Mission

The mission of the Beatrice M. Haggerty Art Gallery is to enhance the cultural environment of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Dallas, and to provide outreach to the larger community.  It aims to achieve this goal by engaging the public with a range of visual art that stimulates and challenges, and which communicates the broad character of the aesthetic experience. 

Primarily a teaching gallery, the Haggerty Gallery seeks to serve the University’s Art Department by offering exhibitions of the highest quality, offering a bridge between the learning environment and the diverse range of contemporary artistic practice.  Creative thinking demands direct interaction with art that speaks through many voices.

Additionally, the Gallery has the goal of fostering interdisciplinary interaction, to further the appreciation of the rich intellectual potential of the visual world.  

Affiliations

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery maintains institutional memberships in the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries and in the Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA).

 

 

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