October 24SENIOR SESSION FOUNDLING
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, LARRY AND BARBARA MARSHALL FAMILY BALCONY, 404
PhD candidate in art history and former Spencer intern Pinyan Zhu discusses Foundling, a series of 100 portraits of children adopted from overseas created by artist Megan Rye, and related works of art from the Museum’s collection. The exhibition prompts questions about the meanings of home and immigrants’ civil rights. Senior Sessions are designed for senior citizens but open to everyone.
November 14SENIOR SESSION JAPANESE PAPER AS OBJECT AND TOOL IN ART CONSERVATION
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, JACK AND LAVON BROSSEAU CENTER FOR LEARNING, 318
Join Associate Conservator Jacinta Johnson for a discussion about the treatment of the iconic Japanese woodblock print The Great Wave Off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai. Johnson will share how Japanese paper is made and discuss its important role in the field of art conservation. Senior Sessions are designed for senior citizens but open to everyone.