Category Archives: LECTURES

February 09

HIGH MUSEUM: TALK WITH ROBERT STORR: AL TAYLOR

You’re invited to a special evening with world-renowned artist, critic, and curator Robert Storr. Storr will explore how artist Al Taylor, who was trained as a painter, worked between media, producing drawings that would form the basis for assemblages, which in turn would generate new explorations on paper. TEXT: Courtesy of http://www.high.org POSSE VIDEOS:   […]

January 25

SPELMAN MUSEUM OF FINE ART: DEBORAH ROBERTS: THE EVOLUTION OF MIMI ARTIST CONVERSATION WITH CURATOR ANDREA BARNWELL BROWNLEE

Deborah Roberts creates visually arresting collages that encourage important conversations about girlhood, vulnerability, body image, popular culture, self-image, and the dysfunctional legacy of colorism. Combining found photographs, painting, and drawing, she examines the weight that society places on Black girls. “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi,” an original exhibition organized by the Spelman College Museum […]

December 01

Conversation with Dr. Doris Derby and Sheila Pree Bright, moderated by Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

Don’t miss this special evening inspired by the High’s exhibition “A Fire That No Water Could Put Out”: Civil Rights Photography. Dr. Doris Derby and Sheila Pree Bright will discuss how they have documented their experiences with the civil rights movement through photography. Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell will moderate the conversation. Dr. Doris Derby is an […]

November 29

PACE: ALISON WRIGHT- HUMAN TRIBE LECTURE

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November 29

ALISON WRIGHT: HUMAN TRIBE

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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. […]