Artist Visits & Gallery Talks
Installation view of Timing is Everything exhibition, on view at the Mead Art Museum. Photo by Jiayi Liu.
On Saturdays in October, student educators will give half-hour exhibition tours beginning at 1 p.m. at the Mead Art Museum. The tours vary from week to week, and are free and open to the public.
In honor of National Coming Out Day on Thursday, Oct. 11, the Mead Art Museum presents Keeping Time: Queering Time, an interactive tour of the exhibition Timing Is Everything, followed by a conversation with Queer Resource Center Director Jxhn Martin on chrononormativity and the notion of queering time. The event takes place from noon to 1 p.m. in the museum, and is free and open to the public.
Choreographer Marion Spencer will be on campus Friday, Oct. 19, as part of the Fall 2018 Guest Artist Series organized by Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Dante Brown. Spencer will give a master class from 4 to 6 p.m. in Kirby Theater, followed by a performance at 7:30 p.m. in Webster Hall Studio 1. The master class and performance are free and open to the public.
European Print Specialist Miloslava Hruba will give a gallery talk on Friday, Oct. 19, at noon at the Mead Art Museum on the exhibition Fragmented Identities: The Gendered Roles of Women in Art Through the Ages, which presents works from a variety of time periods and media to examine the ways in which women have been depicted around the globe. The event is free and open to the public.
Artist and activist Megan Smith will be on campus Friday, Oct. 26, to give a workshop and a talk about her Repeal Hyde Art Project, which draws attention to and creates intersectional dialogue about the Hyde Amendment. Students are invited to lunch with Smith at noon in the Women’s and Gender Center. All are invited to the workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. in the sculpture courtyard in front of the Mead Art Museum, and to the talk from 4 to 5 p.m. in the museum.