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Adult Lectures

E.g., 2016-12-10
E.g., 2016-12-10
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Sat., December 10, 2016, 2:00 pm

Delve into Kara Walker’s newest works, on view in The Ecstasy of St. Kara: Kara Walker, New Work now through December 31. Noted art historian Darby English, professor of art history at the University of Chicago, is joined by Cleveland Institute of Art professor David Hart for an afternoon of dialogue about the exhibition and the artist.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
  • Wed., December 14, 2016, 6:00 pm

Explore Albert Oehlen’s work and lasting impact on contemporary art with an exploration of the exhibition led by Reto Thüring, curator of contemporary art at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
  • Sat., December 17, 2016, 2:00 pm

Celebrate the close of the centennial year with two lectures featuring loans from right here in Ohio. The second lecture in the series features the Human Effigy Pipe, on loan from the Ohio History Connection. The Human Effigy Pipe has been called “the finest known example of prehistoric stone sculpture north of Mexico.”

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • Sat., January 14, 2017, 2:00 pm

Gallery Talk: Sat/Jan 14, 2:00. 

Explore Albert Oehlen’s work and lasting impact on contemporary art with an exploration of the exhibition led by Jordan Kantor, artist and writer. 

Free, meet outside the exhibition in KeyBank Lobby. No registration required. 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Wed., January 18, 2017, 6:00 pm

Explore Albert Oehlen’s work and lasting impact on contemporary art with an exploration of the exhibition led by Reto Thüring, curator of contemporary art at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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  • Wed., November 16, 2016, 6:00 pm
  • Wed., January 25, 2017, 6:00 pm

One of the museum’s most unique objects is explored in depth in Myth and Mystique: Cleveland’s Gothic Table Fountain, now on view through February 26. Join Stephen N. Fliegel, curator of medieval art, for a discussion of the table fountain’s history and context in the exhibition.

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • Sat., January 28, 2017, 2:00 pm

Explore Albert Oehlen’s work and lasting impact on contemporary art with an exploration of the exhibition led by John Corbett, professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and co-owner of Corbett vs. Dempsey gallery in Chicago.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • Sat., February 11, 2017, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

One painting per year, in chronological order, representing the span of a hundred years. From Malevich’s Red Square to furniture sculpture by John Armleder with stops along the way for Vija Celmins, Stanley Whitney, Sadie Benning, and Albert Oehlen, writer and curator Bob Nickas traces a century of painting as a matter of free association.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
  • Sat., February 11, 2017, 3:00 pm

Explore Albert Oehlen’s work and lasting impact on contemporary art with an explorations of the exhibition led by Reto Thüring, curator of contemporary art at the Cleveland Museum of Art. This tour will begin following the conclusion of “100 Paintings / 100 Years: 1915-2015,” a lecture by writer and curator Bob Nickas.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • Sat., February 18, 2017, 2:00 pm

Speaker: Elina Gertsman
Simultaneously perilous and tantalizing, medieval fountains were paradoxical, hybrid things: they indexed love and loss, joy and suffering, passion and danger, life and death. Elina Gertsman, professor of art history at Case Western Reserve University, addresses representations of fountains in late medieval art and literature.