Events Calendar

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

March 02

Talk

UP CLOSE CAMOUFLAGE AND OTHER HIDDEN TREASURES FROM THE ERIC GUSTAV CARLSON WWI COLLECTION

2PM – 3PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, KEMPER FAMILY FOUNDATIONS BALCONY, 408

Get to know the history of the Eric Gustav Carlson WWI Collection and explore the surprising selection of works concerning camouflage with Curator Steve Goddard. Up Close gallery talks reveal the personal stories behind exhibitions. This is a qualifying program for students pursuing an Arts Engagement certificate.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

April 07

Talk

UP CLOSE POLITICS, RACE, AND CELEBRITY IN THE ESQUIRE COLLECTION

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

What does a collection of photographs used in Esquire magazine tell us about the political, racial, and cultural climate at a particular moment in American history? Join Curator Kate Meyer for a fresh look at selections from the Esquire collection. Up Close gallery talks reveal the personal stories behind exhibitions. This is a qualifying program for students pursuing an Arts Engagement certificate.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

June 09

Talk

UP CLOSE THE POWER OF PLACE

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

Experience the exhibition “The Power of Place: KU Alumni Artists” through the eyes of curator Susan Earle and explore how place powers artists' imaginations. Up Close gallery talks reveal the personal stories behind exhibitions. This is a qualifying program for students pursuing an Arts Engagement certificate.