Programs

Rapper and singer Cliff Notez performing outside of the Rose

Musician Cliff Notez performing at the Rose Art Museum Spring Celebration, 2019. Photo by Natasha Moustache.

The Rose Art Museum is committed to maintaining a respectful, safe, and inclusive museum experience for all our visitors. Therefore, all programs are open to the public—in-person and virtually—and free to attend. 

Automated closed captions through Zoom are available for all virtual programming.

Is there anything that would make your participation easier? We are committed to making our programs accessible to all; please email inquiries and requests to Elizabeth Moy, Programs Coordinator.

A woman looking artwork by Pablo Picasso, Robert Delaney, and Paul Gaugin.

Virtual Tour: re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum

Virtual Program

January 20, 2022

Join our curatorial team for a virtual tour of the museum's Fineberg and Lower Rose galleries, looking closely at distinct curatorial groupings within re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum. The curators will discuss the show's genesis and how a multi-vocal approach provides fresh perspectives and invites new interpretations.

Installation view, re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, June 25, 2021–June 2, 2024. Photo by Isometric Studio, Brooklyn, New York.

Dismantled piano keys cascade across the gallery floor an African sculpture at one end with a model tall ship at the other end.

In Conversation with Radcliffe Bailey

Virtual Program

January 26, 2022

Join us for a conversation between artist Radcliffe Bailey and Dr. Elyan J. Hill, the Rose's Guest Curator of African and African Diaspora Art, on Bailey's artistic practice and his monumental installation "Storm at Sea" (2007), now on view in "re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum."

Radcliffe Bailey, Storm at Sea, 2007. Piano keys, African sculpture, model boat, paper, acrylic, glitter, gold leaf. Edward and Bertha Rose Acquisition Fund, 2021.2. Photo by Mel Taing, 2021.

Portrait of non-binary activist and writer ALOK with flowers in their hair.

ALOK + Frida Kahlo: Unruly Beauty (Encore Presentation)

Virtual Program

February 3-17, 2022

In this encore presentation of ALOK + Frida Kahlo: Unruly Beauty, writer, activist, and performer ALOK links their multi-dimensional practice with Frida Kahlo's boundary-breaking legacy and transgressive ways shaped by fashion, photography, and art.

Photo courtesy of ALOK.

Self portrait of Barkley L. Hendricks in his underwear with a camera covering his face.

Virtual Opening Celebration: "My Mechanical Sketchbook" — Barkley L. Hendricks & Photography

Virtual Program

February 16, 2022

Join us for a special conversation celebrating the opening of "My Mechanical Sketchbook" — Barkley L. Hendricks & Photography, on view at the Rose Art Museum February 10–July 24, 2022.

Barkley L. Hendricks, Self-portrait, 1981–2013. Digital c-print. © Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of the Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York..

Circular self-portrait of Barkley L. Hendricks wearing sunglasses, a black hat, and a chain with a palette around his neck, with a blue background

Virtual Tour: "My Mechanical Sketchbook" — Barkley L. Hendricks and Photography

Virtual Program

February 23, 2022

Join us co-curators Dr. Gannit Ankori, Rose Director and Chief Curator, and Dr. Elyan J. Hill, Guest Curator of African and African Diaspora Art, for a virtual tour of '"My Mechanical Sketchbook' — Barkley L. Hendricks and Photography."

Barkley L. Hendricks, Self Portrait, 1979. Oil and acrylic on linen canvas. Courtesy Rennie Collection, Vancouver. Photo by Blaine Campbell.

Public programming for 2021-2022 is generously underwritten by Frank Linde '75 and Amy Linde '77.