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.

March 24

Talk

SENIOR SESSION PASSPORT TO ART

10:15AM – 11:15AM
Spencer Museum of Art, Brosseau Learning Center, 318, Dolph Simons Family Gallery, 316

Journey to Germany and France with Spencer Museum Intern Sara Johnson to consider two of the Spencer’s paintings in a new way using Google Earth software. Explore how this technology can help researchers learn more about the real locations of landscape paintings. Senior sessions are designed for older adults but open to everyone.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

April 28

Talk

SENIOR SESSION AMAZING ART COLLECTIONS AT THE SPENCER

10:15AM – 11AM
Spencer Museum of Art, Dolph Simons Family Gallery, 316

Spencer Curator Susan Earle discusses transformative gifts of art to the Spencer’s collection, focusing on objects from the recent Perkins Collection gift that are featured in the exhibition Debut. Senior sessions are designed for older adults but open to everyone.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

May 26

Talk

SENIOR SESSION THE LEOPARD HUNT AND RELATED TAPESTRIES

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

Embrace the Renaissance love of collecting and the pursuit of knowledge through a richly woven tapestry in the Museum’s collection. Spencer Intern Sadie Arft unravels the density of details within The Leopard Hunt, from architecture and ruins to plants, animals, and figures, and discusses other examples of hunting and game park tapestries like the Met’s famed Hunt for the Unicorn. Senior sessions are designed for older adults but open to everyone.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art