Gallery Exhibit to Feature 'Beautiful Symmetry of Bones'

Augustana's Eide/Dalrymple Gallery presents "The Beautiful Symmetry of Bones: An Osseous Extravaganza"

Event Details


Date: March 27 - April 21, 2017

Times: Join us for a Gallery Reception: 7-9 p.m. on Friday, March 31.

Location: The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery is located on Commons Circle (30th Street & Grange Avenue), in the Center for Visual Arts at Augustana University. Hours are Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Saturday 1- 4 p.m. | Closed Sundays & major holidays.

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public


Augustana's Eide/Dalrymple Gallery will present "The Beautiful Symmetry of Bones: An Osseous Extravaganza," a new exhibit exploring the sculptural artistry hidden under our skin, March 27-April 21.

A gallery reception is set for 7-9 p.m. on Friday, March 31. 

The exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

"Bones literally represent our support system," said Dr. Adrien Hannus, professor of anthropology and director of Augustana's Archeology Laboratory. "This display focuses the viewer’s attention on an aspect of vertebrate anatomy usually not considered."

The show will feature skulls of both modern and extinct creatures, a reconstruction of a prehistoric "Mammoth Bone Hut" based on archeological excavations in Russia, and bison bone mobiles created by students in Augustana's "Museum Methods" class.