2023 Programs and Events
October 1, 2023, 12 p.m.
Led by award-winning author Marjan Kamali, this creative writing workshop provides prompts to craft your own narrative inspired by the art of Arghavan Khosravi.
September 29, 2023, 2:30 p.m.
In this artist talk, multimedia artist Lisi Raskin discusses their practice and endeavors, including art making, that are responsive and accountable to the needs of their body and community.
September 27, 2023, 7 p.m.
Artist Arghavan Khosravi and acclaimed author Marjan Kamali discuss their use of visual and narrative storytelling to explore identity and Iranian diaspora in this virtual conversation, moderated by Boston University professor Shahla Haeri.
September 21, 2023, 7 p.m.
Dr. Gannit Ankori, Director and Chief Curator of the Rose Art Museum, discusses the themes found within the work of Arghavan Khosravi and traces Khosravi's artistic development in this virtual tour of the exhibition, "Arghavan Khosravi: Black Rain."
September 14, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
Join the Crown Center for Middle East Studies for a panel conversation exploring Iran's "Women, Life, Freedom" Movement one year later and its short-and long-term political, cultural, and economic impact.
September 13, 2023, 6 p.m.
Gather with friends, artists, and colleagues for a reception in honor of the Museum's latest special exhibition, "Arghavan Khosravi: Black Rain."
September 7, 2023, 2 p.m.
Join your fellow Brandeisians as the Rose Art Museum welcomes new and returning students to the museum for a special student reception.
August 20, 2023, 11 a.m.
Join us for a day of family-friendly fun at the Rose Art Museum with drop-in artmaking activities, lawn games, a close-looking tour, free ice cream, and a pop-up Family Storytime with our friends from the Waltham Library.
July 20, 2023, 12 p.m.
Madeleine Day Delpha, Assistant Director of Programs and Community Engagement, and Brandeis Professor Dr. Rajesh Sampath highlight provocative artworks that call attention to the nation’s historical injustices, examine America’s national identity, and advocate for a "more perfect union" by reconciling myth with reality in this lunchtime virtual talk.
July 19, 2023, 6 p.m.
Dr. Gannit Ankori, Rose Director and Chief Curator, and Dr. Tanya Pohrt, Curator at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, discuss Barkley L. Hendricks’s use of his camera as a “mechanical sketchbook" to document everyday encounters and his wider travels in this virtual program.
July 12, 2023, 7 p.m.
This Encore Presentation features a 2016 conversation between artist Jack Whitten and art historian and curator Katy Siegel.
June 22, 2023, 12 p.m.
Celebrate Pride Month and hear diverse perspectives on gender, sexuality, and identity in this virtual tour highlighting the work of LGBTQ+ artists in the permanent collection of the Rose Art Museum.
June 15, 2023, 7 p.m.
In this virtual program, moderated by WBUR's Cristela Guerra, artists Jaypix Belmer, Jess T. Dugan, and C. Rose Smith discuss how they use the photographic image to construct queer visual histories through intimate representations of individuals with nonbinary, transgender, and gender-expansive identities.
June 8, 2023, 7 p.m.
In conversation with Harvard's Dr. Robert F. Reid-Pharr, Lyle Ashton Harris will discuss his artistic development and trace the thematic throughlines found in his earliest series to his most recently completed Shadow Works series.
May 10, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
Join the Department of African and African American Studies and Alumni Network of Color for a special reception honoring the publication of several new books by Brandeis faculty.
May 9, 2023, 7 p.m.
Artists Lyle Ashton Harris and Renee Cox discuss their 1994 collaboration “Venus Hottentot 2000” and their distinct artistic practice and use of performative self-portraits to explore Black identity, sexuality, and gender in this virtual conversation moderated by Dr. Gannit Ankori, Rose Director and Chief Curator.
April 27, 2023, 7 p.m.
In this virtual program, Brandon Callender, Brandeis University Assistant Professor of English, is joined by Fenway Health's Adrianna Boulin and Dr. Calvin Fitch in conversation to highlight the complex reality of the queer Black community and how identity places them at the crossbars of hyper-sexualization, police brutality, and societal and medical negligence.
March 30, 2023, 12 p.m.
Dr. Gannit Ankori, Henry and Lois Director and Chief Curator, talks with Ukrainian-Israeli artist Zoya Cherkassy-Nnadi, about Cherkassy-Nnadi's work and artistic practice in this virtual program for Studio Israel.
March 15, 2023, 6 p.m.
Gather with friends, artists, and colleagues at the Rose Art Museum for a celebratory evening in honor of the new exhibition "Lyle Ashton Harris: Our first and last love."
March 8, 2023, 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Gannit Ankori, Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator, details how the life and work of Frida Kahlo is a potent rejection of ableist discourse and affirms an alternative way of being in this virtual program.
January 25, 2023, 7 p.m.
This Encore Presentation features a 2016 conversation between artist and activist Rick Lowe and former Rose Director Christopher Bedford.