Check out the list below for upcoming lectures at the CMA. Interested in viewing past lectures? Visit the YouTube playlist here.
- Tue., February 6, 2018, 12:00 pm
Curator of Photography Barbara Tannenbaum leads an in-depth visual analysis of several key works by Weston.
- Fri., February 9, 2018, 7:00 pm
An important and ongoing theme in the Jarrells’ artwork is music, particularly within the context of African American heritage, the experiences and history of black people in the United States, and the influence and essence of their African roots.
- Thu., January 18, 2018, 6:00 pm
- Fri., February 16, 2018, 12:00 pm
- Thu., March 8, 2018, 6:00 pm
Curator of Contemporary Art Reto Thüring leads a tour of the exhibition, which features the artist’s newest works, many of which depict dystopic scenes of conflict and shame, commenting on the turbulent political atmosphere that followed in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.
- Sat., February 17, 2018, 3:00 pm
In this program, George Lewis, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians’ (AACM) foremost chronicler and author of A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music, will share insights about the new music and art that emerged from Chicago between 1965–1975.
- Wed., February 21, 2018, 6:00 pm
- Wed., April 25, 2018, 6:00 pm
Join Curator Emily J. Peters as she discusses the motivations and techniques behind prints and drawings made by German Expressionists in the early 20th century on view in Graphic Discontent.
- Sun., January 21, 2018, 2:00 pm
- Sun., February 25, 2018, 2:00 pm
- Thu., March 22, 2018, 6:30 pm
In each 30-minute session, explore select works in Dana Schutz: Eating Atom Bombs through a series of questions that examine the connection between the state of America today and Schutz’s sculptures and paintings. Free; registration required. Maximum 15 people per session.
- Tue., February 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
Associate Curator of European Art Cory Korkow explores how nature and history inspired this groundbreaking Victorian designer.
- Wed., February 28, 2018, 5:30 pm
Join speaker Brian Rose as he discusses the recent wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria, which have profoundly influenced scholars dealing with the art and material culture of antiquity.
- Wed., February 28, 2018, 6:00 pm
Betsy Wieseman, Curator of European Paintings and Sculpture, 1500–800, explores the tricks and techniques artists used to produce compelling visual records of the major festivals, spectacles, and historic events of the 18th century.
- Sat., March 3, 2018, 2:00 pm
Lothar Ledderose, senior professor at Heidelberg University in Germany, presents the lecture Under the Open Sky—Buddhist Sutras on Chinese Mountains.