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.

July 14

Talk

SENIOR SESSION EMMY KLINKER AND GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST NETWORKS

10:15AM – 11AM
Spencer Museum of Art, 318 Brosseau Learning Center

Join Spencer Deputy Director Celka Straughn to learn about the art and life of Emmy Klinker, with a focus on her painting in the exhibition Debut. Thanks to gifts from Anna Bloch, the Spencer Museum’s collection includes several works by Klinker, a student and colleague of Albert Bloch, who founded the KU Visual Art Department. Senior Sessions are designed with accommodations for older adults, but open to all.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

August 25

Talk

SENIOR SESSION TEACHING INSPIRATION AND THE ART OF HELEN FRANKENTHALER

10:15AM – 11AM
Spencer Museum of Art, Brosseau Center for Learning

Spencer Curator Kate Meyer discusses the Museum’s recent gift of prints by Helen Frankenthaler and how these prints were the inspiration for a recent KU course on creating art inspired by other art, with Frankenthaler’s work as the touchstone. Senior Sessions are designed with accommodations for older adults, but open to all.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art