Friday, Apr 23, 2021
Virtual artist talks with Art Department graduating seniors .
Thursday, Apr 29, 2021
In an audience conversation format, artist Robin Holder will highlight her social equity art to inspire a dialogue about the individual challenges and opportunities we face in our diverse nation.
Recorded Virtual Lectures
Thursday, Apr 08, 2021
Employing artist Christopher Mason’s photographs of sex workers in Cleveland and communities in Northeast Ohio as a starting point, the panelists Christopher Mason, Barbara Tannenbaum Ph.D. and Penelope Saunders Ph.D., will discuss social practice photography, public representations and perceptions of sex workers, voyeurism, and sex workers’ labor and humanitarian rights.
Thursday, Mar 25, 2021
Using examples of costumes and scenes from iconic plays and productions, this talk will look at how the concept of the ideal body has shifted and how this plays out in costume design.
Thursday, Mar 11, 2021
An artist and psychologist will discuss support systems and the evolving sociocultural understanding of autism.
Thursday, Mar 04, 2021
Discussion between an artist, a sociologist, and an urban planner to examine the framing of communities through architecture, aesthetics, and more.
Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021
Atlanta-based filmmakers Zameh Omonuwa and Yusef Ferguson will discuss their films exhibited in the exhibit Common Ground: Artists Reimagining Community.
Thursday, Feb 18, 2021
Join Vero Rose Smith for a chat! Investigate climate change, collective action, and the power of creative collaboration.
Thursday, Jan 28, 2021
Discover Chichimec identity through archival material from Aztec and Spanish colonial visual culture.
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.
Thursday, Nov 05, 2020
Panel discussion on African American caricature and dinners for students.
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.
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 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.
Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020 - Thursday, Dec 31, 2020
Black Memorabilia explores the world of racist material, both antique and newly produced, that propagate demeaning representations of African Americans.
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.
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020
Artist Jane Callister and Dr. Lené Levy-Storms will discuss concepts of kindness and its implementation in our communal world.
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.
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 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.
Friday, Jun 19, 2020
The Tentmakers of Cairo brings together the stories of the tentmakers and their extraordinary tents around the world.
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.
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, May 14, 2020
This lecture will cover and discuss accomplished women artists throughout history and their influences on art and culture.
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 07, 2020
This talk discusses the development of wedding customs in 15th century Florence and the art associated with these ceremonies.
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, Apr 16, 2020
An introduction to five ideas that have shaped Australian art, from Indigenous cultures to colonial legacies and beyond.