Events Calendar

All events are free and open to everyone unless otherwise noted. See individual listings for events that require registration.

July 18

Talk

Up Close Paying Homage: Celebrating the Diversity of Men in Quilts

5:30PM – 6:30PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, LARRY AND BARBARA MARSHALL FAMILY BALCONY, 404

Experience the exhibition "Paying Homage: Celebrating the Diversity of Men in Quilts" through the eyes of Curator Susan Earle while exploring the ancestry of contemporary story quilts. Up Close gallery talks reveal the personal stories behind exhibitions.

July 29

Talk

Slow Art Sunday Kotyit (Cochiti) peoples standing human figure

2PM – 3PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, JOHN AND LINDA STEWART GALLERY, 406

Slow down at the Spencer and spend time getting to know one great work of art. Slow Art Sunday features one work for visitors to contemplate and converse about with Museum staff. For July, get to know the standing human figure made by the Kotyit (Cochiti) peoples.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

August 19

Talk

Slow Art Sunday Haunted by the Ghosts of Our Own Making by Hollis Sigler

2PM – 3PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, 20/21 GALLERY, 405

Slow down at the Spencer and spend time getting to know one great work of art. Slow Art Sunday features one work for visitors to contemplate and converse about with Museum staff. For August, get to know "Haunted by the Ghosts of Our Own Making" by Hollis Sigler.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

August 26

Talk

Up Close Kansas Farmers

2PM – 3PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, SAM AND CONNIE PERKINS CENTRAL COURT, 317

Consider the contemporary realities of farm life, from water issues to the monotony of monocultures, through a discussion of the exhibition Larry Schawrm: Kansas Farmers led by Curator Kate Meyer. Up Close gallery talks reveal the personal stories behind exhibitions. Supported by Peaslee Tech

August 31

Talk

Red Hot Research Red Hot Research

4PM – 5PM
THE COMMONS, SPOONER HALL, 1340 JAYHAWK BLVD

Red Hot Research brings together scholars from different disciplines, speaking for six minutes each. Audience members are encouraged to connect with the speakers and each other during breaks.

Sponsored By: The Commons

September 23

Talk

Slow Art Sunday Monument Odessa

2PM – 3PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, JOHN AND LINDA STEWART GALLERY, 406

Slow down at the Spencer and spend time getting to know one great work of art. Slow Art Sunday features one work for visitors to contemplate and converse about with Museum staff. In September, get to know "Monument Odessa" by Christian Boltanski.

October 05

Talk

Red Hot Graduate Research Graduate Edition

4PM – 5PM
THE COMMONS, SPOONER HALL, 1340 JAYHAWK BLVD

Red Hot Graduate Research brings together graduate researchers from different disciplines, speaking for six minutes each in Pecha Kucha–inspired presentations. Audience members are encouraged to connect with the speakers and each other during breaks.

Sponsored By: The Commons

October 21

Talk

Slow Art Sunday Asefi (enough daughters)

2PM – 3PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, DOLPH SIMONS FAMILY GALLERY, 316

Slow down at the Spencer and spend time getting to know one great work of art. Slow Art Sunday features one work for visitors to contemplate and converse about with Museum staff. In October, get to know "Asefi (enough daughters)" by Bernard Séjourné.