Events Calendar

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

October 15

Talk

Up Close Terra Anima

2PM – 3PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, GALLERY 404, LARRY AND BARBARA MARSHALL FAMILY BALCONY

Experience the exhibition Terra Anima through the eyes of Assistant Curator of Research Joey Orr and learn about the Museum's new Integrated Arts Research Initiative through objects that highlight both artists and scientists as makers of objects of cultural contemplation. Terra Anima underscores the idea that soil is not inert, but rather a living environment. Up Close gallery talks reveal the personal stories behind exhibitions.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

November 12

Talk

Up Close Civic Leader and Art Collector: Sallie Casey Thayer and an Art Museum for KU

2PM – 3PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, GALLERY 317, SAM AND CONNIE PERKINS CENTRAL COURT, GALLERY 316, GALLERY 315

Delve into this exhibition celebrating our collection’s centennial with Curator and Director of Academic Programs Celka Straughn as your guide. Discover the collecting motivations of visionary philanthropist Sallie Casey Thayer and learn how her ideas continue to inform teaching, learning, and research at the Museum today. Up Close gallery talks reveal the personal stories behind exhibitions

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art