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Adult Lectures

Check out the list below for upcoming lectures at the CMA. Interested in viewing past lectures? Visit the YouTube playlist here.

See also our annual lecture series.

E.g., 11/20/2018
E.g., 11/20/2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Wed., November 28, 2018, 6:00 pm
  • Wed., January 16, 2019, 6:00 pm
Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Special Exhibition Hall

These sessions offer a guided look at a work of art to mine for richer meaning, explore ideas, and discover overlooked details.

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Fri., December 7, 2018, 11:00 am
  • Fri., December 7, 2018, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

Friday, December 7, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.
“Learning to Draw in Renaissance Florence,” by Julian Brooks, Senior Curator and Head of the Department of Drawings, J. Paul Getty Museum

Friday, December 7, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.
“Il Disegno di Michel Angelo? Tintoretto Drawings after Michelangelo’s Sculpture,” by John Marciari, Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Head of the Department of Drawings and Prints, Morgan Library & Museum

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Fri., December 7, 2018, 11:00 am
  • Fri., December 7, 2018, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

Friday, December 7, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.
“Learning to Draw in Renaissance Florence,” by Julian Brooks, Senior Curator and Head of the Department of Drawings, J. Paul Getty Museum

Friday, December 7, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.
“Il Disegno di Michel Angelo? Tintoretto Drawings after Michelangelo’s Sculpture,” by John Marciari, Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Head of the Department of Drawings and Prints, Morgan Library & Museum

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Fri., December 7, 2018, 5:30 pm
Recital Hall

This presentation explores paintings of Muhammad produced in Persian and Turkish lands from the 1300s to the modern day. Ranging from veristic to abstract, these images represent Muhammad’s individual traits, primordial luminosity, and veiled essence.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Wed., December 12, 2018, 6:00 pm
Recital Hall

Speakers: Elina Gertsman and Barbara Rosenwein

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
  • Tue., November 13, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., January 15, 2019, 12:00 pm
Gallery 230

Tuesday, November 13, 12:00 to 12:45 p.m.
Tuesday, January 15, 12:00 to 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Wed., November 28, 2018, 6:00 pm
  • Wed., January 16, 2019, 6:00 pm
Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Special Exhibition Hall

These sessions offer a guided look at a work of art to mine for richer meaning, explore ideas, and discover overlooked details.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Sat., February 16, 2019, 2:00 pm
Gartner Auditorium

Carmen Winant is a writer and visual artist who explores representations of women through collage, mixed media, and installation. She is the Roy Lichtenstein Chair of Studio Art at Ohio State University.

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:30 pm
Recital Hall

Military conflict is one of the most commonly depicted subjects in Renaissance prints—which is hardly surprising, given that this was a time of near-constant warfare.

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Fri., April 12, 2019, 5:30 pm
Recital Hall

JULIUS FUND LECTURE IN RENAISSANCE ART
This lecture explores the subtle art of nature during the era of Rembrandt and Vermeer through a discussion of gardens, collections, paintings, and luxury objects.

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