Curator in Your Computer
This fall, join our esteemed curators as they discuss art and artists spanning thousands of years in our Curator in Your Computer series. Each program will focus on different topics from the specializations of our curators, including contemporary African art, archaeology and ancient glass, taxidermy, photographic techniques, and Flemish masters.
Members: Free / Non-members: $15 per program or $75 for the series. Only one registration required per household.
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Saturday, September 12 at 2 p.m.
We begin our
Saturday, October 10 at 7 p.m.
Step into the shoes of an archaeologist and explore how researchers discover and analyze the physical remains of the ancient and medieval worlds. We will closely look at glass fragments excavated from a Roman fort, a Jewish synagogue, and a medieval shipwreck. Purchase single talk
Sunday, November 8 at 2 p.m
With her academic focus on contemporary African diasporan arts, Gant will discuss several pieces by major international artists, including Wangechi Mutu, William Kentridge, and Elias Sime. Discover how their images enhance the traditional collection of African Art and expand the very definition of contemporary art. Purchase single talk
Saturday, December 5 at 2 p.m.
Corey Piper, PhD, Brock Curator of American Art takes us on an exploration of the intersections of taxidermy and art, from the invention of the modern methods of preserving animals in the eighteenth century by American portraitist Charles Willson Peale to contemporary artists who have incorporated taxidermied creatures as a means of probing humans’ relationship to the natural world. Purchase single talk
Sunday, January 10 at 2 p.m.
Join Deputy Director for Art & Interpretation and Curator of Photography Seth Feman, PhD to explore the Chrysler’s photography collection through the lens of photographic media in our final installment of the Curator in Your Computer series. Purchase single talk