2021 Programs

Headshots of Eric Chasalow and Miranda Cuckson

Open Workshop: Violin Concerto

December 15, 2021, 11:30 p.m.

Critically acclaimed musician and composer Eric Chasalow and violinist and violist Miranda Cuckson will perform an open workshop exploring the boundaries between sound art and music.

Zines

Zines at the Rose

December 11, 2021, 3 p.m.

Browse through a diverse array of student-created zines inspired by works on view at the Rose Art Museum and the history of student activism at Brandeis, presented by SCRAM (Student Committee for the Rose Art Museum).

Photo of ALOK with flowers in their hair

ALOK + Frida Kahlo: Unruly Beauty

December 9, 2021, 7 p.m.

Join writer, activist, and performer ALOK for an expansive program that will link their multi-dimensional practice with Frida Kahlo's boundary-breaking legacy and transgressive ways of being shaped by fashion, photography, and art.

Photo courtesy of ALOK.

Self portrait of Danny Lyon holding a camera

In Conversation with Danny Lyon

November 17, 2021, 7 p.m.

Join legendary photographer and documentarian Danny Lyon for a conversation about his role as an activist within the civil rights movement and his images taken as the staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

Danny Lyon, Self Portrait, 2017. From the book American Blood. © Danny Lyon | Magnum Photos.

Photograph by Danny Lyon of white young men blocking Black men from using a swimming pool

Virtual Screening: SNCC — A Film By Danny Lyon

November 15, 2021, 12 p.m.

Join us for a virtual screening of Danny Lyon's latest film, "SNCC" (2020). The film traces the story of the ongoing struggle for civil rights in the United States and the enduring friendship between Lyon and Freedom Rider, activist, and U.S. Congressman John Lewis.

Danny Lyon, Demonstrations at an "all-white" swimming pool in Cairo, Illinois, 1962. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Amy and Frank Linde, 2017.31.

two hands placed together in the shape of the a heart

SCRAM: Pose with the Rose

November 11, 2021, 10 p.m.

SCRAM (Student Committee for the Rose Art Museum) invites Brandeis students to participate in “Pose with the Rose.” Students are encouraged to bring their authentic selves for a free portrait session.

Installation view of "Frida Kahlo: POSE."

Frida Kahlo: POSE Virtual Tour

October 28, 2021, 7 p.m.

Join co-curators Dr. Gannit Ankori, Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator of the Rose Art Museum, and Mexican Fashion Scholar and Curator Circe Henestrosa for a lively discussion on the life and work of the pathbreaking artist Frida Kahlo.

Installation view of, Frida Kahlo: POSE, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, June 25–December 19, 2021. Photo by Mel Taing, 2021.

Raida Adon, Body Recalled, 2011 [detail], Archival digital ink jet print from video still

Studio Israel | Featuring Raida Adon

October 14, 2021, 12 p.m.

Join Rose Director and Chief Curator Gannit Ankori for a conversation with Israeli-born Palestinian multi-media artist, director, and actor Raida Adon.

Raida Adon, Body Recalled, 2011 [detail]. Archival digital ink jet print from video still. Gift of Gannit Ankori, in Memory of her father Zvi Ankori, 2020.10.

Two people looking at art in the Lois Foster Wing of the Rose Art Museum

Director's Tour: re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum (Part 2)

August 28, 2021, 1 p.m.

Join Dr. Gannit Ankori—Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator of the Rose Art Museum and Brandeis Professor of Fine Arts and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies—for an intimate tour of the museum’s galleries.

Installation view, re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 2021. Photo by Isometric Studio, Brooklyn, New York.

Fineberg Gallery at the Rose Art Museum

Director's Tour: re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum (Part 1)

August 28, 2021, 11 p.m.

Join Dr. Gannit Ankori—Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator of the Rose Art Museum and Brandeis Professor of Fine Arts and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies—for an intimate tour of the museum’s galleries.

Installation view, re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 2021. Photo by Mel Taing, 2021.

A young white woman and white man look at the Frida Kahlo "Itzcuintli Dog with Me" which features a seated self-portrait of Frida Kahlo with a small dog.

Director's Tour: "Frida Kahlo: POSE"

August 7, 2021, 12 p.m.

Join Dr. Gannit Ankori—Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator of the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis Professor of Fine Arts and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Frida Kahlo scholar—for a tour of the exhibition "Frida Kahlo: POSE."

Installation view, Frida Kahlo: Pose, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University. June 25–December 19, 2021. Photo by Isometric Studio, Brooklyn, New York.

Frida Kahlo

Film Screening: "Frida Kahlo (2020)"

July 6, 2021, 12 p.m.

To mark the opening of "Frida Kahlo: POSE," and in celebration of the artist’s birthday on July 6, please join us for a free, virtual film screening of "Frida Kahlo (2020)," directed by Ali Ray, and featuring renowned scholars and curators, including Rose director and chief curator, Gannit Ankori, as well as through the presentation of original artworks and letters written by the artist.

Seventh Art Productions, Frida Kahlo, 2020. Image courtesy of Seventh Art Productions.

Yves Tanguy, "Land of the Sleepers," c. 1948

Off The Wall: Session Four

April 1, 2021, 12 p.m.

Join special guests and members of the Rose curatorial team for lively conversations about the art, concepts, and visual dialogues highlighted in the museum's upcoming exhibition, "re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum."

Yves Tanguy, Land of the Sleepers, [detail] c. 1948. Oil on canvas. Gift of the Estate of Kay Sage Tanguy, 1964.126.

Cindy Sherman, "Untitled," 1981

Off The Wall: Session Three

March 18, 2021, 12 p.m.

Join special guests and members of the Rose curatorial team for lively conversations about the art, concepts, and visual dialogues highlighted in the museum's upcoming exhibition, "re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum."

Cindy Sherman, Untitled, [detail] 1981. Chromogenic color print on Kodak paper. Edward and Bertha Rose Acquisition Fund, 1982.18.

Louise Nevelson, "Landscape," 1957

Off The Wall: Session Two

March 3, 2021, 12 p.m.

Join special guests and members of the Rose curatorial team for lively conversations about the art, concepts, and visual dialogues highlighted in the museum's upcoming exhibition, "re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum."

Louise Nevelson, Landscape, 1957. Wood assemblage. Riverside Museum Collection, Rose Art Museum, 1971.496R.

Betye Saar, Standing in the Shadow of Love, 2000

Off The Wall: Session One

February 18, 2021, 12 p.m.

Join special guests and members of the Rose curatorial team for lively conversations about the art, concepts, and visual dialogues highlighted in the museum's upcoming exhibition, "re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum."

Betye Saar, Standing in the Shadow of Love, 2000. Mixed media on assemblage. Gift of Gerald S. and Sandra Fineberg, 2020.9.12.