Archives for December 2014

Scholars Gild Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Scholars Gild January 2015

The Scholars Gild has a very interesting discussion planned with a real life political consult coming up in January.  Our discussions are held 7:30 PM on the third Tuesday of the month (except July and August) in the Bratten Room, lower Gild Hall. If you would like to receive email notifications and reminders, provide feedback, comments or make a suggestion for future topics, complete the form at the bottom of this blog.

Come join us for what is sure to be another informative and lively conversation!

Lower Gild Hall

Tuesday, January 20 @ 7:30 PM

Interested in American elections and/or the American electoral process? Come join us for a presentation and discussion led by Karl Agne, a professional political consultant, election analyst and board member of DE Common Cause. Karl has decades-long, direct and professional experience in this arena and is looking forward to the opportunity to share his knowledge and engage in conversation with all those who are in attendance!

Karl will discuss the recently concluded 2014 mid-term elections (a ‘post-mortem’) and the implications they have for the upcoming 2016 Presidential-year contest. In addition, he is open to a discussion on a wide range of electoral related topics, including the role of political consultants in elections.

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Scholars Gild December 2014 / January 2015

The Scholars Gild has two very interesting discussion topics coming up in the months of December and January.  Our discussions are held 7:30 PM on the third Tuesday of the month in the Bratten Room, lower Gild Hall. If you would like to receive email notifications and reminders, contact the Scholars Gild at ArdenScholarsGild@gmail.com.  Title your email “Please Add” and include your name in the body of the email.

Come join us for what is sure to be informative and lively conversations!

December 16: What role should Art have in Society?

Curator and artist Maiza Hixson will present her curatorial perspective and lead the discussion for the December Scholars’ Gild in Arden. Hixson will discuss contemporary curating as a form of advocacy for living artists. She will also address how her curatorial practice combines education and social engagement to involve the public in a meaningful dialogue about art and culture.

Bio:  Maiza Hixson is the Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DCCA). She is also founder of the SHAFT Space with Lauren Ruth. Hixson has extensive museum and curatorial experience, having worked for the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia as well as serving as associate curator of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati and curatorial fellow in the Contemporary Art Department at the J.B. Speed Art Museum in Louisville, KY. Her curatorial work was recently featured in the People’s Biennial.

 

January 20: Just how does the Election Process work? 

Interested in American elections and/or the American electoral process? Come join us for a presentation and discussion led by Karl Agne, a professional political consultant, election analyst and board member of DE Common Cause. Karl has decades-long, direct and professional experience in this arena and is looking forward to the opportunity to share his knowledge and engage in conversation with all those who are in attendance!

Karl will discuss the recently concluded 2014 mid-term elections (a ‘post-mortem’) and the implications they have for the upcoming 2016 Presidential-year contest. In addition, he is open to a discussion on a wide range of electoral –related topics, including the role of political consultants in elections.

 

Folk Gild to Host Dance and Shop Night – December 10, 2014

Join the Folk Gild on Wednesday December 10th for a special night of line dancing and holiday shopping. Crafters will be on hand for holiday shopping. Laura Stanton and DJ Steve Pistoia will be keeping the hall hopping with line dance instruction and dancing. There will also be a bake sale to benefit the Gild Hall Kitchen renovation fund. There will be door prizes awarded throughout the evening – so come on out for a fun evening. No charge to shop and watch the fun. Dancing – $4 for members, $6 non-Club members . 7:00 – 9:30 pm.