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Adult Lectures

E.g., 2015-03-01
E.g., 2015-03-01
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Fri., April 10, 2015, 3:30 pm
  • Sat., April 11, 2015, 10:00 am
Recital Hall and the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Join a group of distinguished scholars and CMA staff members for a series of lively conversations inspired by the exhibition Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Fri., April 10, 2015, 7:00 pm

In this talk, Dr. Michael Harris discusses the creation of and challenges presented by a new mode of thinking about African American art.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
  • Fri., April 10, 2015, 3:30 pm
  • Sat., April 11, 2015, 10:00 am
Recital Hall and the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Join a group of distinguished scholars and CMA staff members for a series of lively conversations inspired by the exhibition Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
  • Wed., April 22, 2015, 7:00 pm
Recital Hall

Writer Carol Spindel lived in an isolated rural Senufo/Dyula community in northern Côte d’Ivoire in 1981–82. She described that stay in her book In the Shadow of the Sacred Grove, a classic memoir of a young American in Africa.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Sat., April 25, 2015, 2:00 pm
Recital Hall

The contrast between Rosa’s Florentine and Roman witchcraft paintings forms the theme of this lecture.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 5:30pm
  • Wed., April 29, 2015, 5:30 pm
Recital Hall

Tim Barringer, Paul Mellon Professor, Yale University, Department of The History of Art, examines the relationship between art and music as it was understood by the Aesthetic Movement in late Victorian England.