TAG: Conversation with Curator

William H. Johnson, Jitterbugs (II), about 1941. Oil on paperboard.
Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: Rhythm and Roots

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Join curator Angelica Daneo for a tour of Rhythm and Roots: Dance in American Art. More

Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Water Rhyolites, Near Logan Springs, Nevada, 1871. Albumen silver print.

Conversation with a Curator: On Desert Time

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Join curator Eric Paddock on a tour through On Desert Time: Landscape Photographs by O'Sullivan & Bell, 1871-1874. More

William H. Bell, Grand Cañon, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, Looking West, 1872. Albumen silver print.

Conversation with a Curator: On Desert Time

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Join curator Eric Paddock on a tour through On Desert Time: Landscape Photographs by O'Sullivan & Bell, 1871-1874. More

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959

Conversation with Curator: Women of Abstract Expressionism

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Conversations with Curators feature lively discussion with different curators on the first Friday of the month. More

Dan Namingha, Hopi Eagle Dancer, 1995. Acrylic paint on canvas.

Conversation with Curator: Why We Dance

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

Tour the multisensory exhibition Why We Dance:American Indian Art in Motion with curator Nancy Blomberg. More

Vase with bird-headed dancers, Maya, about A.D. 600–900, Guatemala, northern Petén.

Conversation with Curator: Grand Gestures

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

Jesse Ortega and Julie Wilson Frick will discuss the importance of dance in the pre-Columbian world using objects from the exhibition, Grand Gestures: Dance, Drama, Masquerade. More

Danny Singer's photograph Saco, MT

Conversation with Curator: Standing Still

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

Curator of Photography Eric Paddock will lead a tour and discussion of Standing Still: Photographs by Danny Singer More

Martin Maloney, Over Exposed, 1999. Oil paint on canvas.

Conversation with Curator: Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

Join curator Becky Hart for a look at Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out. More

E. Martin Hennings, A Friendly Encounter, about 1922

Conversation with Curator: A Place in the Sun

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

Come explore the colorful paintings of Walter Ufer and E. Martin Hennings in A Place in the Sun with curator Thomas Brent Smith. More

Attributed to Antonio Mor, Portrait of a Man as Saint Sebastian, about 1554-60

Conversation with Curator: Allegories into Art

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

The Berger Collection’s intriguing Portrait of a Man as Saint Sebastian is the focus of a talk by collection curator Kathleen Stuart. Explore what it might mean to have yourself portrayed as an allegorical figure – a saint, or a sinner, or a mythical hero. More

Fritz Scholder, American Portrait with One Eye (detail), 1975.

Conversation with Curator: Fritz Scholder’s Indian Series

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

Come experience the sometimes shocking, sometimes controversial, and always colorful, works of Fritz Scholder with associate curator John Lukavic. More

Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: Kress and Guggenheim, Enlightened Patrons of Renaissance Art

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Join Angelica Daneo for a discussion of Kress and Guggenheim, enlightened patrons of Renaissance art.

Conversations with Curators feature lively discussions with different curators on the first Friday of the month. All Conversations are free with general admission and no reservations are needed.

Meet at 4 pm in the elevator lobby of level 6 of the Hamilton Building.

This month's Conversation with Curator was postponed because of the Labor Day holiday. More

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Conversation with a Curator

Looking at Castiglione's Drawings & Prints
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Join Timothy J. Standring, Gates Foundation Curator of Painting & Sculpture, and co-curator of this exhibition, on a personal tour through the exhibition Castiglione: Lost Genius. You’ll learn how to be a connoisseur of the artist’s graphic works as well as hear many astonishing behind-the-scenes stories spanning 40 years of research on this rogue artist. More

Samuel Gragg side chair, about 1808
Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: Check Out These Stems

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

You can tell a lot about a piece of furniture just by looking at its legs. Curatorial assistant Kati Woock highlights six chairs made between 1675 and 1904 and what the legs of these chairs can tell us about the periods in which they were made.

Conversations with Curators feature lively discussions with different curators on the first Friday of the month. All Conversations are free with general admission and no reservations are needed.

Meet at 4 pm in the elevator lobby of level 6 of the North Building. More

Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: American Indian Floral Designs

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

Come smell the flowers as curator Nancy Blomberg talks about how American Indian artists embellished much of their artwork with elaborate floral designs.

Conversations with Curators feature lively discussions with different curators on the first Friday of the month*. All Conversations are free with general admission and no reservations are needed.

Meet at 4 pm in the elevator lobby of level 3 of the North Building.

*This month Conversation with Curator is postponed because of the observance of Independence Day. More

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Conversation with Curator: Real vs Imaginary–Landscapes Through Time

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Join curator Angelica Daneo for an exploration of landscapes through time, real vs imaginary.

Conversations with Curators feature lively discussions with different curators on the first Friday of the month. All Conversations are free with general admission and no reservations are needed.

Meet at 4 pm in the elevator lobby on level 6 of the North Building. More

Conversation with Curator: Sacred Geography–The Gateway Tunic
Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: Sacred Geography–The Gateway Tunic

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 4:00pm4:45pm.

The Tiwanaku civilization of ancient Bolivia is famous for massive architecture and monumental stone sculpture. This installation features a magnificent tapestry tunic patterned with a Tiwanaku cosmogram. Curator Margaret Young-Sánchez provides insight into its context, creation, and meaning.

Conversations with Curators feature lively discussions with different curators on the first Friday of the month. All Conversations are free with general admission and no reservations are needed.

Meet at 4 pm in the elevator lobby of level 4 of the North Building. More

Conversation with Curator: Glitterati
Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: Glitterati

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Tour the new exhibition, Glitterati: Portraits and Jewelry in Colonial Latin America, with Dr. Donna Pierce, Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Spanish Colonial Art. More

Conversation with Curator: William Matthews: Trespassing
Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: William Matthews: Trespassing

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Join curator Thomas Smith for a look at William Matthews: Trespassing.

Conversations with Curators feature lively discussions with different curators on the first Friday of the month. All Conversations are free with general admission and no reservations are needed.

Meet at 4 pm in the elevator lobby on level 2 of the Hamilton Building.

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Conversation with Curator: Photography & Vision
Event: Tours

Conversation with Curator: Photography & Vision

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Postponed from January 2.

Join curator Eric Paddock for a conversation on Photography and Vision: The Influence of Joyce and Ted Strauss.

Conversations with Curators feature lively discussions with different curators on the first Friday of the month. All Conversations are free with general admission and no reservations are needed.

Meet at 4 pm in the elevator lobby on level 7 of the North Building.

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