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NOC art students tour Kansas City museums

NOC art students toured two art exhibits in Kansas City last weekend (photo provided)

Cutline:  NOC art students toured two art exhibits in Kansas City last weekend (photo provided)

NOC art students tour Kansas City museums

Led by Art Faculty Audrey Schmitz, NOC Art and Digital Media students toured three museums in the Kansas City area May 19-20.

The tour included the Nerman Museum of Art in Overland Park, Kansas, and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri.  Joining the tour was Brad Matson, Director of DMI and Jason McNaughton, Adjunct Instructor of Art.

Highlights of the tour included Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise” bronze doors, 1425-1452; “St. John the Baptist in the Wilderness” by Caravaggio, 1604; and Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies,” 1915-1926.”  Funding for the Museum Experience trip was supported by an NOC Foundation Masonic Grant.

Students attending the trip included Kila Venable, Mohmmed Masra, Ariel Calvert, Jason McNaughton, Myra Mehojah, Amy Smith, Brad Matson, MaeElla Seaboy Clift, Audrey Schmitz, Xavier Burris, and Lena Black.

Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public two-year community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services.

NOC serves nearly 4,000 students through the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, and NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater.  Of these students about 80% receive financial aid and/or scholarships. 75% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.

The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science; the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; and the Accreditation Commission for Education and Nursing.

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