February 2014

Monday, February 17 · 5:30 pm
School of Art + Design Placemaking Lecture
"Contesting Conceptual Art"
With Dr. Luke Skrebowski, Department of the History of Art, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Art + Design, Rm. 107

Thursday, February 27 · 2 pm
Informal Gallery Conversation
With Frida Kahlo, a founding member of the Guerrilla Girls
East Gallery

Thursday, February 27 · 7 pm
Artist Presentation
"Not Ready to Make Nice: 28 Years of the Guerrilla Girls"
Featuring Frida Kahlo, a founding member of the Guerrilla Girls
KAM Auditorium

Note: Please click to view video of the February 27, 2014 Gallery Conversation with Guerrilla Girls founding member Frida Kahlo.

March 2014

Monday, March 3 · 5:30 pm
School of Art + Design Placemaking Lecture
"Making the Invisible Visible"
With Stephanie Rothenberg, Department of Visual Studies, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
KAM Auditorium

Thursday, March 13 · 5:30 pm
Gallery Conversation
"Post-Scripts: A Conversation with Victor Ekpuk"
With exhibiting artist Victor Ekpuk; Prita Meier, assistant professor in Art History; and Allyson Purpura, curator of Auto-Graphics: Recent Drawings by Victor Ekpuk
Contemporary Gallery

April 2014

Friday, April 11 · 5:30 pm
School of Art + Design Placemaking Lecture
"More than One to Make One"
With American metalsmith and performance artist Kiff Slemmons
KAM Auditorium

Thursday, April 17 · 5:30 pm
School of Art + Design Placemaking Lecture
"Domestic Incidents"
With photographer Corinne May Botz
KAM Auditorium

Phillipp Fehl Memorial Lecture

Thursday, April 24 · 5:30 pm
"Death in Venice: Constructing and Deconstructing Tombs in the Fourteenth Century"
With Dr. Louise Bourdua, Associate Professor, History of Art Department, University of Warwick, England

About Louise Bourdua: Louise Bourdua is a specialist in the art of Venice and the Veneto between the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. She is the author of The Franciscans and Art Patronage in Late Medieval Italy (Cambridge University Press, 2004; paperback edition 2011). She is at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, this year, working on civic patronage in Venice after finishing a book that questions Giotto's prominence in the historiography of Italian art.

KAM Auditorium
Reception to follow in the Link Gallery

May 2014

Friday, May 2 · 12 pm
Spring Luncheon and Lecture*
"The Intersection of Arts and Higher Education: Delivering on the Promise of the Comprehensive Land-Grant University"
Talk by Phyllis Wise, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign Country Club

*Reservations are required for this event. Please contact Chris Schaede (217 244 0516) or the museum for reservation information.

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