Visiting Artists and Other Events

The Department of Fine Arts is excited to offer a wide range of virtual lectures for Spring 2021. We are still taking advantage of our current virtual world and thrilled to be able to offer these lecture to a wider audience. Each talk has a registration link. Submit the form to receive the zoom link in your email. Questions? Reach out Christine Kahn (cekahn@brandeis.edu).

Note: All times listed are Eastern Standard Time.

Lectures Coming Up

Off The Wall: Session Two with the Rose Art Museum
Wednesday, March 5 | Noon
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Rose Director and Chief Curator Gannit Ankori and Associate Curator Caitlin Julia Rubin will be joined by Fine Arts faculty member Aida Yuen Wong to facilitate an open discussion on works by Marsden Hartley, Vassily Kandinsky, Wakamatsu Koichiro, Louise Nevelson, and Judy Pfaff, now on view through March 5 in the pop-up exhibition Off The Wall in the museum's Lee Gallery.
Brandeis in Siena Discussion with Jonathan Unglaub and Franca Marini
Thursday, March 4 | Noon
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Learn more about Brandeis in Siena from Art History Professor Jonathan Unglaub of Brandeis and Painting Professor Franca Marini of the Siena Art Institute. Professors Unglaub and Marini will discuss the structure of the program, the Fine Arts classes that each of them teach, and the intersection of their two classes as part of a holistic study abroad experience in Siena, Italy.
LaToya Hobbs | Artist Lecture
Friday, March 5 | Noon
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This lecture is part of the course, FA12b Introduction to Printmaking: Woodblock and Relief, taught by Sonia Almeida.

Post Baccalaureate in Studio Art Lecture Series

Michelle Lopez | Artist Talk
Tuesday, February 16 | 5:30 PM
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Craig Taylor | Artist Talk
Thursday, February 25 | Noon
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Odili Odita | Artist Talk
Thursday, March 25 | 12:30 PM
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Representation and Resistance Lecture Series | Funded by the Brandeis Arts Council

Shanna Merola | Artist Lecture
Monday, March 15 at 2:00 PM
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Zora J Murff and Jay Simple | Lecture and Conversation
Wednesday March 31 | 3:00 PM
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Printmaking Lecture | Funded by the Brandeis Arts Council

Polly Apfelbaum | Artist Lecture
Friday, March 19 | 12:00 – 1:30pm
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Fine Arts Lecture Series

Angela Lorenz | Artist Lecture
Friday, February 12 | 10:00 AM
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This lecture is part of the course, FA27b Book Arts and Editions, taught by Sonia Almeida.
Virtual tour of Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion with Petra Slinkard

Thursday, February 25 | noon
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Join Petra Slinkard Director of Curatorial Affairs and the Nancy B. Putnam Curator of Fashion and Textiles as she walks you through the Peabody Essex Museum’s latest exhibition Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion. This lecture is part of Aida Yuen Wong's FA197a Studies in Asian Art: Fashion History of China.

LaToya Hobbs | Artist Lecture
Friday, March 5 | Noon
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This lecture is part of the course, FA12b Introduction to Printmaking: Woodblock and Relief, taught by Sonia Almeida.
Dina Deitsh | Curator Talk
Friday, March 12 | 10:00 AM
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This lecture is part of the course, FA27b Book Arts and Editions, taught by Sonia Almeida
Emma McClendon | Fashion Curation Lecture

Tuesday, March 16 | Noon
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This lecture is part of Aida Yuen Wong's FA197a Studies in Asian Art: Fashion History of China.

Willie Cole | Artist Lecture
Wednesday, March 31 | 5.30 PM
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Karen Artz Ash | Fashion Law Lecture

Tuesday, April 13 | Noon
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This lecture is part of Aida Yuen Wong's FA197a Studies in Asian Art: Fashion History of China.

Bruce Baird | Lecture on Butoh: Japanese Dance Theater
Thursday, April 15 | 10:00 AM
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This lecture is part of Aida Yuen Wong's FA71b The Art of Japan.
Rob Anderson | Contemporary Japanese Architecture Lecture
Thursday, April 29 | 10:00 AM
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This lecture is part of Aida Yuen Wong's FA71b The Art of Japan.