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Adult Lectures

E.g., 2017-09-19
E.g., 2017-09-19
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 2:00pm
The Novel That Writes Itself, 2017 (installation detail). Allen Ruppersberg (American, b. 1944). Image courtesy of Greene Naftali, New York
  • Sun., November 5, 2017, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

Cleveland native Allen Ruppersberg is one of the most influential and inventive conceptual artists to emerge in the late 1960s. Enjoy a conversation between Ruppersberg and Siri Engberg, curator of visual arts at the Walker Art Center, to learn more about his groundbreaking work and upcoming exhibitions. Free; ticket required.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
  • Wed., November 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

Key Jo Lee, assistant director of academic outreach, will host a guided close-looking session of two of Van Der Zee’s portraits on view in the exhibition From Riches to Rags: American Photography in the Depression.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Wed., November 15, 2017, 6:00 pm

Themes of choice and identity in the Jazz Age will be explored in a gallery talk by Stephen Harrison, curator of decorative art and design given in galleries within the exhibition.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
  • Sat., December 2, 2017, 1:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of food photography from photo and food stylist Melissa McClelland and photographer Clarissa Westmeyer at this lecture and demo. Featuring the delicious creations of Jose Perez, executive chef of Provenance at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Light snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Tue., December 5, 2017, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., December 12, 2017, 12:00 pm

Gallery 230 at 12:00 noon

Join curator Barbara Tannenbaum as she discusses the effects of the Great Depression on American life in the 1930s. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Wed., December 6, 2017, 6:00 pm

In this final gallery talk of the series, curator of decorative art and design Stephen Harrison will explore innovation and modernity in Jazz Age design within the last two galleries of the exhibition.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Tue., December 5, 2017, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., December 12, 2017, 12:00 pm

Gallery 230 at 12:00 noon

Join curator Barbara Tannenbaum as she discusses the effects of the Great Depression on American life in the 1930s. 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Wed., December 13, 2017, 6:00 pm

Hear a dialogue between Cleveland Museum of Art curator of decorative art and design Stephen Harrison and curator of photography Barbara Tannenbaum as they explore common themes and overlapping strands of history in two current CMA exhibitions.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
  • Wed., December 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

This program will focus on the evolution and style of popular sheet music, which represented a mix of music, design, literature, and photographs of Jazz Age artists and bands. Daniel Goldmark, professor and director of the Center for Popular Music Studies at CWRU, will share vintage sheet music, talk about the novelty, humor, and risqué nature of popular tunes of the era, and share period recordings.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Tue., December 26, 2017, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., January 2, 2018, 12:00 pm

Join curator Sonya Rhie Mace for two talks in the Smith Gallery relating to the special exhibition Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar

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