Category Archives: LECTURES

October 17

THE HIGH: Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Amelie Klein and Zanele Muholi

Join us for an afternoon conversation with Vitra Design Museum curator Amelie Klein and South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. They will discuss Muholi’s development as a photographer, and her advocacy on behalf of the South African LGBTQ community as it relates to the larger context of contemporary African art. Don’t miss this opportunity to […]

September 25

THE HIGH: Margaret and Terry Stent Distinguished Lecture in American Art: Elizabeth “Betsy” Broun

Join Elizabeth “Betsy” Broun for her talk “The Promise of America: The High’s American Art Collection though the Lens of History.” Broun will examine a piece of artwork from the High’s American art collection for each decade of the nineteenth century and show how it captures what was happening in the country at that time. […]

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: