Today - Tue, Dec 6, 2016

Paul Manship sculptures in the gallery

Materiality at the Mead with Carol Clark

New discoveries and directions in art are presented in this series of gallery talks focusing on the physical materials artists use.

Tuesday, December 6, noon

A closer look at the Mead’s larger-than-life bronze sculptures "Pronghorn Antelope" and "Indian Hunter" (1917), made by American artist Paul Manship (1885–1966). Led by Carol Clark, Professor Emerita of Art and the History of Art. Lunch provided.

"Elegy" book cover featuring images of a door, a window, wood and stones

Conversation, Reception and Book-Signing: "Elegy" by Justin Kimball

Join Professor of Art Justin Kimball and Mead Art Museum Director and Chief Curator David E. Little for a conversation about Kimball's latest book, Elegy, followed by a reception and book-signing. Free and open to the public.

Fri, Dec 9, 2016

"Belief as a Basis for Practice," a student exhibition curated by Cullen Washington, Jr.

"Belief as a Basis for Practice," a student exhibition curated by Cullen Washington, Jr.

Students of Cullen Washington, Jr., visiting artist-in-residence, used the manifestos of the Dada, Gutai, Arte Povera and Bauhaus movements as the impetus to create art that seeks to answer the question, who are we as humans in relation to natural phenomena and disaster?

4:30-530 p.m. Meet the artists reception

Photo by Wendy Ewald

Representing Equality: A conversation with Wendy Ewald, Eric Gottesman, and Rhonda Cobham-Sanders

Join Rhonda Cobham-Sander, Professor of English and Black Studies, and Eric Gottesman, Artist in Residence in the Department of Art and the History of Art, in conversation with Wendy Ewald, photographer and visiting artist-in-residence. Followed by a reception.