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
Ancient Nubia Now Lecture October 23, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Ancient Kingdoms of Nubia Looking Together October 28–November 25, 2019
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Life in the Art World: Life Magazine and Modern Art Lecture October 29, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Katharina Grosse in Conversation with Caroline Jones Esther Steinberg Memorial Architecture Lecture October 29, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Kings and Pyramids in the Sudan Lecture October 30, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Life in the Art World: Life Magazine and Modern Art Lecture October 31, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Sugar and the Early Modern Atlantic World Lecture November 3, 2019
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Women Artists before US Suffrage Lecture November 5, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Egyptian Forts in Nubia Lecture November 6, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
An Evening with Firelei Baez Lecture November 6, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Women Artists before US Suffrage Lecture November 7, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Designing Women, 1900–1950 Lecture November 12, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
On View Now Looking Together November 12–December 10, 2019
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Gebel Barkal and the Origins of the Nubian Dynasty Lecture November 13, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Painting Genres at the MFA Looking Together November 13–December 11, 2019
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Yoshitomo Nara: Calls from Distant Memories The Rad Smith Program in Japanese Art November 13, 2019
6:30 pm–8:30 pm
Return to the Arts: Contemporary Art in Pakistan Today Lecture November 13, 2019
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Different Context(s) for Contemporary Art Looking Together November 14–21, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Designing Women, 1900–1950 Lecture November 14, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Laura Dowling: Inspiring Holiday Decor Lecture November 17, 2019
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Fiber/Revolution 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
Fiber/Revolution Lecture November 21, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Beyond Harlem: Edmonia Lewis, Loïs Mailou Jones, and Elizabeth Catlett Lecture December 3, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm