2019 Programs

Two students looking at photographs of graffiti

SCRAM Study Night

December 11, 2019, 6 p.m.

Dodge the crowded library and cramped classrooms by studying at the Rose this finals season!

Photo by Carlie Febo.

Large hole carved in the side of building.

Through Lines: With Associate Professor of Sculpture Tory Fair

December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

Experience the exhibition "Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect" through the lens of artist Tory Fair, Associate Professor of Sculpture at Brandeis University.

Gordon Matta-Clark, Conical Intersect, 1975. © The Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy The Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark and David Zwirner .

People sitting around a yellow table in yellow chairs talking

Conversations at The Meeting Game: How to deal with bullying on campus

December 6, 2019, 1 p.m.

Join Brandeis University Ombuds Don Greenstein to open a critical discussion on intimidation and coercion, how it appears in many forms across rank and role, and how together we might envision various options to individually and collectively address inappropriate behavior on campus.

Photo by Carlie Febo.

A group of Brandies students standing together and smiling

Extended Hours and Student Coffeehouse

November 22, 2019, 6 p.m.

Love live music? Love live music surrounded by stunning artwork? Join SCRAM and BAMCO for an afterhours concert at the Rose!

Photo by Natasha Moustache.

People sitting around a yellow table smiling and talking

Conversations at The Meeting Game: Making political dialogue possible

November 22, 2019, 1 p.m.

Join Mark Brimhall-Vargas, Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, for an open dialogue on the difficulties of approaching conversations across political divides.

Photo by Carlie Febo.

Zilia Sánchez's sculpture L

Close Looking: Zilia Sánchez, "Las troyanas," 1987-1997

November 20, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

Brandeis faculty Faith Smith (English) and Raysa Mederos (Hispanic Studies) will discuss "Las troyanas [The Trojans]" by Zilia Sánchez on view at the Rose in Into Form. 

Zilia Sánchez, Las troyanas [The Trojans], 1987-1997. Acrylic on canvas. Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Mortimer and Sara Hayes Acquisition Fund, Rose Purchase Fund, and Rose Special Fund, 2018.12. Zilia Sánchez. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co., New York..

Visitor looking at two photographs in the Gordon Matta-Clark exhibition

Curatorial Intern Tour of “Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect”

November 13, 2019, 11:30 p.m.

Join Sherman H. Starr Family Curatorial Interns Emma Peters ’20 and Hannah Kressel ’20 for a gallery tour of "Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect."

Photo by Carlie Febo.

View of Gordon Matta-Clark exhibition from above

Through Lines: With Associate Professor of Sculpture Tory Fair

October 31, 2019, 12 p.m.

Experience the exhibition "Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect" through the lens of artist Tory Fair, Associate Professor of Sculpture at Brandeis University.

Photo by Carlie Febo.

Installation view of Into Form

Roses and thorns: Finding the words for visual art

October 23, 2019, 11:30 p.m.

Want to talk about art, but feel like you don’t know where to start? Join Sherman H. Starr Family Curatorial Interns Emma Peters ’20 and Hannah Kressel ’20 for a conversation about the joys and challenges of contemporary art.

Visitor looking at two photographs by artists Gordon Matta-Clark

Director’s Tour of Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect

October 19, 2019, 2 p.m.

Join Luis Croquer, Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator, for a tour of current Rose exhibitions: "Into Form; Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect;" and "INDEX: The Meeting."

Photo by Carlie Febo.

Detail shot of pink abstract geometric print by Franco Grignani

Student Art Loan Program Pick Up Day

October 2, 2019, 11 p.m.

From Man Ray to Jean Dubuffet, from James Rosenquist to Brigette Coudrain, add a piece from the Rose Art Museum’s collection to your dorm room this year.

Franco Grignani, Milano, Italia, 1969. 12 x 11 3/4 in. (30.48 x 29.85 cm). 434/1000, SLC.RS.17.3. Robert W. Schiff Memorial Art Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert C. Lee, Belmont.

A hand reaching into the ceiling with balls in the forefront

Call for Hosts: Conversations @ The Meeting

September 27, 2019, 11:30 p.m.

Members of the Brandeis community are invited to join artist Caroline Woolard for a working lunch and to learn more about her project at the Rose, "The Meeting Game" (2019–ongoing).

Caroline Woolard, The Meeting Game, single-channel video, 2019.

A large conical intersect cut into a building.

Anarchitect: A Conversation on Gordon Matta-Clark

September 21, 2019, 2 p.m.

Join us during opening weekend for a conversation and exhibition walkthrough with exhibition co-curators Antonio Sergio Bessa, Bronx Museum Director of Curatorial Programs; and Jessamyn Fiore, independent curator and co-director of the Matta-Clark Estate.

Gordon Matta-Clark, Conical Intersect, 1975. © The Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy The Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark and David Zwirner .

Train car covered in colorful graffiti

Campus Celebration for the Rose's Fall Exhibitions

September 20, 2019, 4 p.m.

Brandeis students, faculty and staff, please join us to celebrate the opening of "Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect" and "INDEX: The Meeting" before they open to the public.

Gordon Matta-Clark, Graffiti Photoglyph, 1973. © The Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy The Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark and David Zwirner .

A detail shot of Ralph Coburn's colorful paintings

Summer Celebration

July 31, 2019, 5 p.m.

The Rose is open this summer! Join us to celebrate with drinks, snacks, and two brand new exhibitions.

Ralph Coburn, Random Sequence Participatory Composition, 1962. Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Rose Endowed Art Purchase Fund and Rose Art Museum Special Fund, 2019.7. Estate of Ralph Coburn, David Hall Fine Art, LLC.

Young person looking at work of art in the Rose galleries

Teen Day at the Rose

July 27, 2019, 12 p.m.

This summer the Rose Art Museum is opening their doors to local teens for Teen Day! We welcome art-loving and creative teens for an afternoon of exploration of the museum, the art on view, their community, and each other. 

Photo by Natasha Moustache.

Visitor leaning in closely to look at a Howardena Pindell work on view at the Rose.

Extended Hours at the Rose

May 18, 2019, 5 p.m.

The museum will be open late during Brandeis commencement weekend. Join us from 5-7 PM and explore the critically-acclaimed exhibition "Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen."

Photo by Natasha Moustache.

Howardena Pindell, Autobiography: India (Lakshmi), 1984

Curator Tour: Caitlin Julia Rubin on Howardena Pindell

May 18, 2019, 2 p.m.

Join Assistant Curator Caitlin Julia Rubin for a walk through the exhibition Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen.

Howardena Pindell, Memory Test: Free, White & Plastic (#114), 1979-80. Cut and pasted and painted punched paper, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, ink, thread, nails, mat board, spray adhesive and plastic on cardboard, 20 7/8 × 20 7/8 in. (53 × 53 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1980. (1980.150). Image copyright © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY.

Two visitors looking at Pindell works of art at the Rose

Extended Hours at the Rose

May 17, 2019, 5 p.m.

The museum will be open late during Brandeis commencement weekend. Join us from 5-7 PM and explore the critically-acclaimed exhibition "Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen."

Photo by Natasha Moustache.

Outdoor street lamps of Chris Burden sculpture illuminated

Open systems, games, repetitions, and ornaments: An afternoon of contemporary music

May 11, 2019, 3 p.m.

Sound Icon, in collaboration with the Rose Art Museum, presents an afternoon of intriguing works by Alvin Singleton and Erin Gee.

Photo by Natasha Moustache.

Rose building from the outside

Free Shuttle to the Rose Art Museum

May 11, 2019, 12 p.m.

Calling all art lovers! This Spring, take a special free shuttle from Waltham center straight to the front door of the Rose Art Museum.

Charles Mayer Photography.

Rose building from the outside

Free Shuttle to the Rose Art Museum

April 27, 2019, 12 p.m.

Calling all art lovers! This Spring, take a special free shuttle from Waltham center straight to the front door of the Rose Art Museum.

Charles Mayer Photography.

Detail of Howardena Pindell mixed media work

Through Lines: With Fine Arts Professor Susan Lichtman

April 14, 2019, 2:30 p.m.

Experience Howardena Pindell's retrospective exhibition through the lens of painter and Brandeis University Fine Arts Professor Susan Lichtman.

Howardena Pindell, Untitled #98, 1978. 10 x 9 inches, Framed: 16 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches, Mixed media on board. Collection of Beth Rudin DeWoody. Charles Mayer Photography.

The Rose building from outside

Free Shuttle to the Rose Art Museum

April 13, 2019, 12 p.m.

Calling all art lovers! This Spring, take a special free shuttle from Waltham center straight to the front door of the Rose Art Museum.

Charles Mayer Photography.

Installation view of the Rose Art Museum during the Howardena Pindell exhibition.

Processing the Eternal Present: Howardena Pindell and the Art of Risk

March 16, 2019, 2 p.m.

Visiting art historian Kirsten Buick will speak on the work of Howardena Pindell, currently on view in the major monographic survey "Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen."

Installation view, Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen, Rose Art Museum, 2019. Photo by Charles Mayer.

Headshot of artist Howardena Pindell in front of one of her works

Catalog Signing with Howardena Pindell

March 16, 2019, 1 p.m.

Meet artist Howardena Pindell at a signing of her retrospective exhibition’s catalog.

Howardena Pindell, Autobiography: India (Lakshmi), 1984

Curator Tour: Caitlin Julia Rubin on Howardena Pindell

March 15, 2019, 12:30 p.m.

Join Assistant Curator Caitlin Julia Rubin for a walk through the exhibition Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen.

Howardena Pindell, Autobiography: India (Lakshmi), 1984. Mixed media on board, 33 x 19 x 20 in. Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York.

Installation view of Howardena Pindell exhibition at MCA Chicago

Close Looking: Howardena Pindell's Untitled #18

February 6, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

John Wardle (Astrophysics) and Carina Ray (African and African American Studies) will discuss Untitled #18 by Howardena Pindell on view at the Rose in Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen.

Installation view, Howardena Pindell: What Remains to be Seen, MCA Chicago, February 24–May 20, 2018. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.

Installation view, Howardena Pindell: What Remains to be Seen, MCA Chicago

What Remains To Be Seen: A Conversation with Howardena Pindell

February 2, 2019, 2 p.m.

Join us during opening weekend for a conversation with artist Howardena Pindell.

Installation view, Howardena Pindell: What Remains to be Seen, MCA Chicago, February 24 – May 20, 2018. Photo by Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.

Howardena Pindell, Untitled #58, 1974

Campus Celebration for the Opening of Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen

February 1, 2019, 2 p.m.

Meet the artist Howardena Pindell at a book signing, go on a curatorial tour of the exhibition and enjoy some snacks, and great music.

Howardena Pindell, Untitled #58, 1974. 5 x 8 inches, framed: 12 1/8 x 14 5/8 inches, mixed media on board. Collection of James Keith Brown and Eric Diefenbach, New York. Photo courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York.