Events Calendar

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November 08


Franklin D. Murphy Distinguished Alumni Lecture: The Yellow Brick Road to The Met: Reflections on Kansas, Art History, Then, and Now

5:15PM – 6:15PM

Dr. Randall Griffey reflects on his tenure at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, key professional turning points that paved the way, and the roles of KU and Kansas on his journey. This lecture opens the symposium "Homecoming: Five Decades of American Art Studies at KU", organized in celebration of KU’s graduate program in American art history and honoring the career of Dr. Charles C. Eldredge, Hall Distinguished Professor Emeritus of American Art and Culture. For details, visit

Sponsored By: Kress Foundation Department of Art History, Spencer Museum of Art