Events Calendar

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

October 25

Performance

My Name is Sallie

7PM – 8PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, GALLERY 317, SAM AND CONNIE PERKINS CENTRAL COURT

This experimental, immersive musical theater experience tells the story of the founding gift of art to the University of Kansas that became the Spencer Museum of Art. Created by Spencer Archivist Robert Hickerson and staged in the exhibition Civic Leader and Art Collector: Sallie Casey Thayer and an Art Museum for KU, the performance is a free special preview event and part of the centennial celebration of our collection. All ages welcome. Space is limited and advance tickets are required. Tickets will be available through the Museum's website starting August 21.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

October 26

Performance

My Name is Sallie

7PM – 8PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, GALLERY 317, SAM AND CONNIE PERKINS CENTRAL COURT

This experimental, immersive musical theater experience tells the story of the founding gift of art to the University of Kansas that became the Spencer Museum of Art. Created by Spencer Archivist Robert Hickerson and staged in the exhibition Civic Leader and Art Collector: Sallie Casey Thayer and an Art Museum for KU, the performance is a free special preview event and part of the centennial celebration of our collection. All ages welcome. Space is limited and advance tickets are required. Tickets will be available through the Museum's website starting August 21.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

November 19

Performance

Aspects of Liszt

4PM – 5:30PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, GALLERY 317, SAM AND CONNIE PERKINS CENTRAL COURT

Distinguished Emmy-winning author, critic, radio and film producer David Dubal joins KU international concert artist Steven Spooner in an afternoon of piano music from the era of the Spencer Museum’s origins and fascinating commentary on the legendary Franz Liszt. This concert is part of the Museum’s centennial celebration of our collection.

Sponsored By: Reach Out Kansas, Spencer Museum of Art