Lectures and Courses

Lectures

Fuel your curiosity with lectures from visual and performing artists, curators, conservators, critics, and authors.

Courses

Dive deeper into art and exhibitions with five-session courses. Sign up for all or just the sections that interest you most. 

Looking Together

Choose from two-, three-, or four-session small-group discussions. Engage with the Museum’s collection and exhibitions in the galleries.

Events
Title Type Time
Beyond Harlem: Edmonia Lewis, Loïs Mailou Jones, and Elizabeth Catlett Lecture November 19, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Art, Religion, and Power in the Kerma Kingdom Lecture November 20, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Hyman Bloom: Art, Medicine, and the Body Lecture November 20, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Beyond Harlem: Edmonia Lewis, Loïs Mailou Jones, and Elizabeth Catlett Lecture November 21, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Fiber/Revolution Lecture December 3, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Different Context(s) for Contemporary Art Looking Together December 4–11, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Decoding the Arts of Ancient Meroe Lecture December 4, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Why Speak of Art at a Time Like This? The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures December 4, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Kay Nielsen's Enchanted Vision Looking Together December 5–12, 2019
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Kay Nielsen's Enchanted Vision Looking Together December 5–12, 2019
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Fiber/Revolution Lecture December 5, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Ancient Nubia: New Ideas, New Discoveries Barbara W. Herman Memorial Lecture December 8, 2019
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
16 Contemporary Women Lecture December 10, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
An Evening with William Kentridge and Homi Bhabha Lecture December 11, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
16 Contemporary Women Lecture December 12, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Member Talk: “Women Take the Floor” Lecture January 9, 2020
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Museums: Our History and Our Future The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures February 5, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Member Talk: “Black Histories, Black Futures” Lecture February 19, 2020
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Advice You Don't Want to Hear The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures February 26, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
The Legacy Museum The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures April 1, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm