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June 26 event to feature visual displays of UT students’ work [updated]

Catch an early glimpse of a multidisciplinary video project The University of Toledo’s College of Communication and the Arts students have been working on over the past semester at the Toledo Botanical Garden’s one night only event.

GARDENAFTERDARK webOriginally scheduled for May 30, The event titled “The Garden After Dark” was rescheduled due to weather and will take place Saturday, June 26, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. and will feature visual displays, performances and refreshments from various community members and businesses.

“Nathan Mattimoe, a former art student, who is part of the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo and works with the Toledo Botanical Garden, approached me and asked if we would be interested in working with the Toledo Botanical Garden on a projection-based event,” said Barry Whittaker, UT assistant professor of art.

Students’ works will be displayed through projection installations during the event.

“There will be two main sites, one mixed with work from film students and with animations from the Art Department, and another highlighting a multidisciplinary project that involves creating an educational pilot episode for WGTE,” Whittaker said.

The multidisciplinary project involves classes from the Communication, Theatre and Film, and Art departments and is still in development.

Tickets for the event are $15 and can be purchased here.

For more information, visit toledogarden.org/events/garden-after-dark-2015 or call the Toledo Botanical Garden special event line at 419.536.5588.

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