Category Archives: LECTURES

June 27

THE HIGH: ERIC SHINER ON ANDY WARHOL

Join Eric Shiner, who has been called “the greatest Warhol expert on the planet,” as he explores Andy Warhol’s printmaking and screenprinting as well as his legendary Factory studio and fascination with the commodification of celebrity. Shiner is the former director of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and is currently the senior vice president […]

June 25

CONVERSATIONS WITH CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS: MAGDALENE ODUNDO

Join us for a conversation between premier ceramicist Magdalene Odundo; Carol Thompson, the High’s Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art; and Michael Rooks, the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Odundo will discuss her artistic techniques, including hand coiling, as well as African ceramic traditions and her wide-ranging influences, from ancient […]

March 17

NBAF: ARTIST TALK: PAUL BENJAMIN & AYANA V. JACKSON AT THE ARNIKA DAWNS GALLERY

FA+F Artists In Conversation By National Black Arts Festival FRIDAY, MARCH 17 20176:00 PM — 8:00 PM ABOUT NBAF and Arnika Dawkins Gallery host “A Conversation with Artists”, Ayana V. Jackson and Paul Stephen Benjamin.  NBAF’s Fine Art+Fashion 2017 Visual Artists Awardees. Ayana V. Jackson is a critically acclaimed international artist whose work seeks to crystallize the experience of contemporary Africa […]

December 11

MASON FINE ART: FABIAN WILLIAMS: A SHOW OF WIT & SMART ASSERY ARTIST TALK

Artist Talk with Fabian aka #OccasionalSuperstar ☞{S🔺🔻E THE D🔺TE}☚ DEC. 11 from 1-4pm POSSE VIDEOS:   POSSE PHOTOS:

October 20

WHY “DIVERSITY” IS NOT ENOUGH IN THE AGE OF INEQUALITY – KHALIL GIBRAN MUHAMMAD- HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL

Dr. Khalil Muhammad, professor of history, race and public policy at Harvard Kennedy School. He is a leading scholar on matters of race, social justice, and opportunity. Dr. Muhammad will be offering workshops for parents on how to address these issues with students. POSSE PHOTOS:  

October 19

SPELMAN MUSEUM OF FINE ART: AFRICA FORECAST: FASHIONING CONTEMPORARY LIFE OPENING LECTURE

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May 12

HIGH MUSEUM FCMA- FRANKLIN SIRMANS

Newly appointed director of the Perez Museum and 2007 Driskell Prize winner Franklin Sirmans will lecture on American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and the psychological and spiritual terrain of the American south. POSSE PHOTOS: