Events Calendar

Events are free and take place in a variety of locations and formats. The Museum is committed to accessibility for all visitors. Our efforts are ongoing. To request an accommodation for an upcoming event, please contact the Museum in advance at spencerart@ku.edu or 785.864.4710.

July 25

Talk

SENIOR SESSION OTTO DIX: SELF-PORTRAITS AND PROVENANCE

10:15AM – 11AM
Spencer Museum of Art, 318 Brosseau Learning Center

Delve into the history of art looted during WWII and the life and legacy of artist Otto Dix. Graduate student in art history Beatrice Levine shares her research through a discussion of Dix’s self-portraits on view in the Michaelis Gallery. Senior Sessions are designed with accommodations for older adults, but open to all.

July 26

Activity

OPEN FRIDAYS

10AM – 4PM
Spencer Museum of Art, 305 Goddard Study Center

Your art wish is our command. Visit the Goddard Study Center on Fridays to request works of art on paper not currently on view or share your interests and let our staff select works for you. You can also drop in to enjoy works requested by other visitors. The Goddard Study Center is open to all during gallery hours with a break from 12-1PM.

August 08

Talk

SENIOR SESSION INKED BODIES

10:15AM – 11AM
Spencer Museum of Art, 404 Marshall Balcony

Graduate interns Dominique Stringer and Arial Kim discuss the exhibition Inked Bodies, which considers tattooing as creative storytelling and self-expression. They will discuss the cultural impact of tattooing and give insight into the process of curating the exhibition. Senior Sessions are designed with accommodations for older adults, but open to all.

August 09

Activity

OPEN FRIDAYS

10AM – 4PM
Spencer Museum of Art, 305 Goddard Study Center

Your art wish is our command. Visit the Goddard Study Center on Fridays to request works of art on paper not currently on view or share your interests and let our staff select works for you. You can also drop in to enjoy works requested by other visitors. The Goddard Study Center is open to all during gallery hours with a break from 12-1PM.

August 17

Activity

ART CART WAX WORKS

1PM – 4PM
Spencer Museum of Art, 405 Michaelis Gallery

Learn about unusual art materials and create your own work from wax sticks. This drop-in activity station rolls into the galleries each month for children and grown-ups to create hands-on art projects together, taking inspiration from original art on view.

August 20

Activity

TEXTILE TUESDAYS

1PM – 3PM
Spencer Museum of Art, 409 Lee Study Center

Drop by the Lee Study Center on the third Tuesday of the month to see textiles not currently on view. Come back to see different rotations each week.

August 23

Activity

OPEN FRIDAYS

10AM – 4PM
Spencer Museum of Art, 305 Goddard Study Center

Your art wish is our command. Visit the Goddard Study Center on Fridays to request works of art on paper not currently on view or share your interests and let our staff select works for you. You can also drop in to enjoy works requested by other visitors. The Goddard Study Center is open to all during gallery hours with a break from 12-1PM.