Events Calendar

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

March 27

Talk

PLACE AS PORTAL: A CONVERSATION WITH POWER OF PLACE VISITING ARTISTS

5:30PM – 7PM
317, SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, SAM AND CONNIE PERKINS CENTRAL COURT, 317

Moderated by Curator Susan Earle and Art History Professor and Department Chair David Cateforis, this is the third in a series of dialogues with artists featured in the exhibiton "The Power of Place: KU Alumni Artists." This session features David Brackett, Marcie Miller Gross, Lisa Grossman, Brian Hawkins, Philip Heying, Stephen Johnson, and Rick Mitchell. This is a qualifying program for students pursuing an Arts Engagement certificate.

Sponsored By: Kress Foundation Department of Art History

March 27

Film

MEKKO FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH STERLIN HARJO

7PM – 9PM
LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER, MAIN STAGE, 940 NEW HAMPSHIRE STREET, LAWRENCE, KS 66045

Join us for a free screening of Mekko, an award-winning film that explores redemption, hope, strength, and forgiveness as one man searches for himself and his home among a community of homeless Native Americans in Tulsa. Writer and Director Sterlin Harjo will participate in an audience-led Q&A following the film. This is part of the Indigenous Arts Initiative.

Sponsored By: Cider Gallery, National Endowment for the Arts, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, University of Kansas Department of Film and Media Studies, Lied Center of Kansas, University of Kansas Indigenous Cultures Festival Committee, Spencer Museum of Art