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February 1, 2017 – David Hartt


Assistant Professor, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania “Artist Lecture: Some Recent Work” Biography

February 8, 2017 – William L. Coleman


NEH Post-Doctoral Fellow, The Library Company of Philadelphia “Painter-Architects and the Making of the American Landscape” A striking number of nineteenth-century American landscape painters also aspired to the practice of architecture and constructed intriguing buildings that have r...

February 22, 2017 – David Neumann


Founder and Artistic Director, Advanced Beginner Group “Plays and Performance: Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Theatre Making” David Neumann’s Advanced Beginner Group’s original work has been presented in New York at PS 122, New York Live Arts, The Kitchen, Abrons Arts Center, C...

March 1, 2017 – Christina Knight


Assistant Professor of Visual Studies, Haverford College “A Family Affair: Jacolby Satterwhite’s Queer Utopics” Jacolby Satterwhite is an artist known for creating virtual worlds that feature avatars of himself voguing within densely rendered neon landscapes. Imagery for those lands...

March 15, 2017 – Richard Torchia


***To Be Rescheduled*** Director, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside “Reconsidering the Exhibition as Medium” The re-staging of Harald Szeemann’s “Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form,” for the 2013 Venice Biennale served as a dramatic reminder of h...

March 29, 2017 – Anthony Elms


Chief Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia “On Life’s Inner Meaning and My Latest Fling” Elms is Chief Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and is also the Editor of WhiteWalls Inc. His writings have appeared in Afterall, … Continue readi...

April 5, 2017 – Sharon Hayes


Associate Professor of Fine Arts, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania “In My Little Corner of the World: An Artist’s Talk” Sharon Hayes engages multiple mediums–video, performance, and installation–in ongoing investigation into specific intersections between history, po...

April 12, 2017 – Anna Blume


Professor of History of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology “Ancient Architecture in the Mississippi Valley: Monumentality Seen and Unseen” In the 6th Century BC communities began to build monumental architecture and earthworks in the Lower Mississippi Valley.  One of the … Co...



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