Events Calendar

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

April 25

Talk

SENIOR SESSION PICTURING THE DEAD IN ANCIENT PALMYRA

10:15AM – 11:15AM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, JOHN AND LINDA STEWART GALLERY, 406

Join museum educator Rachel Straughn-Navarro for a discussion of a bust of a woman in the Spencer’s collection, focusing on its original context and what it can tell us about funerary practices in ancient Palmyra (present-day Syria). This is a qualifying program for students pursuing an Arts Engagement certificate.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

May 09

Talk

SENIOR SESSION STORIES FROM THE GLOBAL INDIGENOUS COLLECTION

10:15AM – 11:15AM
318

Join Curatorial Intern Katelyn Trammell to discover the history of the Spencer Museum's 8,000 works of global indigenous art through the lens of a collection of dolls. This is a qualifying program for students pursuing an Arts Engagement certificate.

May 23

Talk

SENIOR SESSION PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ESQUIRE COLLECTION

10:15AM – 11:15AM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, KEMPER FAMILY FOUNDATIONS BALCONY, 408

Join curator Kate Meyer for a discussion about the Spencer's extensive collection of art used in Esquire magazine, and the ways this archive reveals intriguing aspects of American attitudes toward race, celebrity, and history. This is a qualifying program for students pursuing an Arts Engagement certificate.