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.

February 13

Talk

CREOLE CONNECTION: MARIE LAVEAU

12:30PM – 1PM
Spencer Museum of Art, 405 Michaelis Gallery

“Laissez les bon temps rouler!” Celebrate Mardi Gras and learn about one of New Orleans’s most enchanting figures, Creole Vodou practitioner Marie Laveau (1801–1881). Spencer graduate intern Connor Joseph will give a short talk on Ulrick Jean-Pierre’s painting of Laveau in the “Empowerment” exhibition. Afterwards, join us for a special Mardi Gras edition of Textile Tuesday in the Lee Center.