Thursday, Apr 16, 2020
An introduction to five ideas that have shaped Australian art, from Indigenous cultures to colonial legacies and beyond.
Thursday, Apr 30, 2020
Explore the art and archaeology of Ancient Egypt while learning about pyramids, mummification, hieroglyphics, King Tut-Ankh-Amun, and more.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
This talk discusses the development of wedding customs in 15th century Florence and the art associated with these ceremonies.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Discover Santa Fe’s historic art districts. Learn how it developed into the creative hub it is today, and take a look at artwork by local artists.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
This lecture will cover and discuss accomplished women artists throughout history and their influences on art and culture.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
This lecture will provide a basic understanding of Buddhism in Southeast Asia, and the role Sak Yant tattoos play in contemporary merit making in Thailand.
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020
We speak to artists about our current political climate– how it affects the arts and how the arts are working to shape it.
Friday, Jun 19, 2020
The Tentmakers of Cairo brings together the stories of the tentmakers and their extraordinary tents around the world.
Can We Talk About This? On Antifascism and Art in this Cultural Moment with christy roberts berkowitz and Badly Licked Bear
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020
A conversation on mutual aid, antifascism, anarchism, the Jewish left, and incendiary art praxis.
Thursday, Jul 09, 2020
This image-based lecture will survey American architecture since 1775, focusing on the arc of modernism from colonialism to postmodernism.
Can We Talk About This? On Diversity in Art Curation in this Cultural Moment with Demecina Beehn and Sheila Goloborotko
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020
A talk on diverse curating from the ground up and the push to make cultural institutions anti-racist.
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020
Artist Jane Callister and Dr. Lené Levy-Storms will discuss concepts of kindness and its implementation in our communal world.
Tuesday, Oct 06, 2020
In this dialogue, gallery directors Jessica Borusky and Rachel Schmid discuss curatorial practice in today’s world, from academic galleries to public institutions to artist-run spaces.
Thursday, Oct 22, 2020
This lecture will digitally escort you through the Nabataean city from the 1st century BCE to the 6th century, exploring civic and religious architecture, the lives of the ancient inhabitants, and Petra’s changing religious significance.
Friday, Oct 23, 2020
Starting with the rise of Islam in the 7th century CE, through its presence in early medieval Europe, we will examine the iconography of early Islamic visual culture and its expression, and will outline basic religious concepts and rituals that determine built space.
Thursday, Oct 29, 2020
This conversation pairs filmmaker djones in dialogue with Dr. James Young, professor emeritus UMass Amherst. They will discuss djones’ film “631,” 2008, which documents his family’s stories through their ownership and struggles to maintain a multigenerational home in Youngstown, Ohio.
Thursday, Nov 05, 2020
Panel discussion on African American caricature and dinners for students.
Friday, Nov 06, 2020
Join Ruby Awburn, Haddon Dine, and Julie Wertz, at the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, where they will present paintings and objects along with materials and analysis on how science and art coincide in conservation work.