This Artist Talk with Karla Black is a prelude to her exhibition Karla Black: 20 Years.
Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020
This program introduces one of the most fascinating artists of the twentieth century that you've likely never heard of—Hedda Sterne.
Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020
This program explores identity, activism, storytelling, and aesthetics in the work of contemporary Indigenous creators.
Posted on Thursday, January 9, 2020
In this lecture, Kevin Gover will implore us to fearlessly embrace the larger, messier, more complex truths of our history.
Posted on Friday, November 15, 2019
In this lecture, artist Joyce J. Scott offers a candid talk about her life and work.
Posted on Monday, October 28, 2019
In this lecture, Franklin Sirmans will talk about how this unique backdrop has played, and continues to play, a key role in how the museum defines its mission and vision in the 21st Century.
Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019
David J. Getsy discusses the ways in which some queer artists have addressed the problem of representation by pursuing abstraction.
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2019
In her talk, Feldman will discuss the dramatic potential of wonder and empathy in today's turbulent world.
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Rondeau will share his insights on the Art Institute's efforts to becoming a more equitable museum, what it has accomplished thus far, and the immense challenges lie ahead.
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2019
This lecture by Ezra Shales, author of the recent book The Shape of Craft, will offer compelling ideas that seek to expand thought around the commonly accepted definition of craft.
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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