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Five Not-to-Miss February Exhibits

Make sure to check out these shows this month

The Nostalgia Awakens
Thru February 28
See a massive collection of original Star Wars action figures, spaceships and play sets made from 1978 to 1985. Items belong to local collector David Wentworth. Kimberly Public Library. 788-7515.

Surface Archaic: Joshua Albers and Craig Clifford
February 1-22
This collaborative exhibition by Albers and Clifford looks at ways of capturing and reproducing form through established techniques such as mold-making and casting as well as emerging methods such as scanning and 3-D printing. Lawton Gallery, UW-Green Bay. 465-2916.

Tale of Two: Iris Häussler
February 11-August 19
Known for her elaborate and immersive narrative installations constructed around fictitious characters, Häussler’s work raises issues around truth, art and identity. For her first Wisconsin-based installation, Häussler explores the storyline of a forgotten character in Wisconsin art history, Florence Hasard. John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan. 458-6144.

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REPLAY!
February 18-May 13
REPLAY is a delightful exploration of what happens when childhood notions are viewed through the adult lens of a Proustian involuntary memory, or as some might simply say, “a throwback.” Oshkosh Public Museum. 236-5799.

Far Out
February 26-June 2
A scientific look at earth and space. Explore topics including exoplanet transfers, objects in motion, craters in the solar system, magnetic fields, the Mars Rover and stomp rockets. Activities are self-guided and very hands-on. Paper Discovery Center, Appleton. 380-7491.

 

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