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.

December 01

Talk

FRANKLIN D. MURPHY LECTURE SERIES LAND AND SOVEREIGNTY: THE FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC ART AND STUDIO PRACTICE

5:15PM – 6:15PM
Register in advance to join us via Zoom: kansas.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QQf9cOKxSZOaIpN8wzz6kQ

Internationally recognized artist and KU alum Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds speaks about issues of place and power in his art. Five text-based panels from his “Native Hosts” series are installed in front of the Spencer Museum and were selected as this year’s KU Common Work of Art. “Native Hosts” is just one example of Heap of Birds’s thought-provoking public interventions that acknowledge the historical displacement of Native Americans from their homelands and the contemporary presence of Native Americans across the Americas and the world.

Sponsored By: History of Art DEAI Student Committee, Kress Foundation Department of Art History, Spencer Museum of Art, Haskell Indian Nations University, KU First Nations Student Association