2020 Programs

Head shot of Howardana Pindell in front of one of her paintings, a bright yellow abstraction

In Conversation with Howardena Pindell

June 5, 2020, 12 p.m.

Join us to celebrate the achievements of Howardena Pindell. This spring, Pindell is one of four individuals to be recognized by Brandeis University, who will award her with a Doctor of Fine Arts honorary degree. To mark this occasion, we invite you to a conversation between Pindell and students from our graduating class of curatorial interns.

A stack of letters, packages, and postcards both opened and unopened alongside books and pamphlets.

In Conversation with Dora García

April 22, 2020, 12 p.m.

Join artist Dora García and Senior Curator-at-Large Ruth Estévez for a conversation about "EXILE," an ongoing, participatory project.

Dora García, EXILE, 2012. Photo by Charles Mayer.

Annette Lemieux, Left Right Left Right, 1995

CANCELED -- Close Looking: Annette Lemieux, "Left Right Left Right," 1995

April 1, 2020, 12 p.m.

In this session, Muna Guvenc (Fine Arts) and Sheida Soleimani (Fine Arts) will discuss "Left Right Left Right" by Annette Lemieux on view at the Rose. 

Annette Lemieux, Left Right Left Right, 1995. 108 x 192 x 24 in. (274.32 x 487.68 x 60.96 cm), 30 photolithographs on museum board, wood poles, screws. Hays Purchase Fund. Courtesy of Annette Lemieux and Kent Fine Art.

Composter Eric Chaslow in a suit jacket holding an instrument.

CANCELED -- Lydian String Quartet

March 19, 2020, 1 p.m.

Drawing on a history of experimentation at the Rose Art Museum and the pioneering precedent of 1960s performances by John Cage and Alvin Lucier, the premiere of "Second Quartet" explores this question in a piece composed by Eric Chasalow, Irving G. Fine Professor of Music.

© Susan Wilson, 2016.

William Villalongo, Vanitas, 2017

CANCELED -- Close Looking: William Villalongo, "Vanitas," 2017

March 18, 2020, 3:30 p.m.

In this session, James Mandrell (Romance Studies) and María Durán (Romance Studies) will discuss "Vanitas" by William Villalongo on view at the Rose. 

William Villalongo, Vanitas, 2017. William Villalongo, Vanitas, 2017. Acrylic, paper collage and velvet flocking on wood panel, 60 x 46 x 1 1/2 in. (WV0169). Photo by Argenis Apolinario, NYC. Courtesy of © Villalongo Studio LLC and Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC.

Composter Eric Chaslow in a suit jacket and holding an instrument while looking down

CANCELED -- Lydian String Quartet

March 14, 2020, 2 p.m.

Drawing on a history of experimentation at the Rose Art Museum and the pioneering precedent of 1960s performances by John Cage and Alvin Lucier, the premiere of "Second Quartet" explores this question in a piece composed by Eric Chasalow, Irving G. Fine Professor of Music.

Photo by Mike Lovett.

Two visitors sitting on a modular day bed.

CANCELED -- Conversations in the Meeting Game: First Generation Students

March 13, 2020, 1:30 p.m.

Join jamele adams, Brandeis University's Dean of Students, for an open dialogue about some of the issues first generation students may encounter as they enter college life.

Photo by Carlie Febo.

Peaceful image of the Rose with trees visible through the windows

CANCELED -- Zen Zone at the Rose

March 13, 2020, 12:30 p.m.

Take a moment out of your day to slow down, and clear your mind with a half hour mindfulness session in the peaceful setting of the Rose Art Museum.

Photo by Carlie Febo.

People sitting at a table in yellow chairs reading to engage with The Meeting Game

Artist Talk: Caroline Woolard

February 29, 2020, 2 p.m.

Caroline Woolard, the 2019-20 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence, presents a talk in the space of her Rose project "INDEX: The Meeting."

Photo by Carlie Febo.

People played instruments bathed in purple light.

SCRAM & BAMCO Winter Coffeehouse

February 28, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Love live music? Love live music surrounded by stunning artwork? Join the Student Committee for the Rose Art Museum and the Brandeis Association of Music and Concert Organizers for an after hours concert at the Rose.

Dora García, "Mad Marginal Chart (Floor 1),” 2017. Drawing and performance.

Artist Talk: Dora García, from "Love with Obstacles" to "Amor Rojo"

February 15, 2020, 11:30 p.m.

Join Dora García for a talk on her artistic practice and how the history of ideas, representation of legacy, and the effect of mistranslations and misunderstandings influenced the work included in the exhibition "Love with Obstacles."

Dora García, Mad Marginal Chart (Floor 1), 2017. Drawing and performance. Photo by Florian Kleinefenn.

Facsimiles, books, reading

On Reconciliation: A reading of letters between Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger

February 14, 2020, 2:30 p.m.

Please join us for a performance of Dora García’s "On Reconciliation," a public reading of letters exchanged by German philosophers Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger.

Dora García, On Reconciliation, 2016. Facsimiles, books, reading, debate.

Dora García, "Two Planets Have Been Colliding for Thousands of Years," La Verrière, Brussels, 2017. Photo by Clemence Bellisson

Opening Celebration for the Rose's Spring Exhibitions

February 13, 2020, 6 p.m.

Join us to celebrate two brand new exhibitions before they open to the public. Get a first look at "Dora García: Love with Obstacles" and a new selections from the Rose collection.

Dora García, Two Planets Have Been Colliding for Thousands of Years, 2017. La Verrière, Brussels. Photo by Clemence Bellisson.

Artist Caroline Woolard

INDEX reception with Caroline Woolard

February 7, 2020, 3 p.m.

Join us for an informal gathering with Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Caroline Woolard, whose work is currently featured in "INDEX: The Meeting."

Photo by Carlie Febo.