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Upcoming and Recent Meetings at the Center

View upcoming and recent meetings of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, including lectures, symposia, conferences, and colloquia.

Upcoming Meetings

Art Writing and Opacity
Aruna D’Souza, Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor, spring 2022

Thursday, May 12
3:30 p.m.
West Building Lecture Hall or Virtual

Registration is required and will open on Thursday, May 5.

Afro-Atlantic Histories, Afro-Atlantic Futures 
Panel Discussion

Thursday, June 2
3:30 p.m.
West Building Lecture Hall or Virtual

More details and registration to be announced.

Recent Meetings

Raymond Saunders, Red Star, 19701970

Colorstruck! Painting, Pigment, Affect
The 71st A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts
Richard J. Powell, Duke University
The lecture series was held in the West Building Lecture Hall and livestreamed over six Sundays from March 20 to May 1, 2022. 

Videos of each lecture will be released in summer 2022.

Betye Saar, Dat Ol' Black Magic, 19811981

Fearless Endeavors: Daring Art History Methodologies and Art Practices
James A. Porter Colloquium
Cosponsored with Howard University
April 8, 2022

Conversation and Book Signing with Mary Beard
March 13, 2022

A conversation between professor and award-winning author Mary Beard and National Gallery of Art director Kaywin Feldman, followed by a book signing of Beard’s newest publication.

John Marin, Middle of Atlantic, 19091909

Middle Atlantic Symposium in the History of Art
March 4–5, 2022

Since 1971 the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts has partnered with the department of art history and archaeology at the University of Maryland to present the annual Middle Atlantic Symposium in the History of Art. The Center and the University of Maryland are pleased to continue this important tradition, which brings together the museum and academic communities and provides a platform for the latest research from select graduate students in our region.

Prioritizing Indigenous Communities and Voices: Curating in This Time
Wyeth Lecture in American Art
Patricia Marroquin Norby, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
December 3, 2021

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“More perfect and excellent than men”: The Women Artists of Bologna
Sydney J. Freedberg Lecture on Italian Art
Babette Bohn, Texas Christian University
November 5, 2021

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Postponed Meetings

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Transparence and Ambiguity: The Modern Space of Axonometry
The 69th A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts
Yve-Alain Bois, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

Dates to be announced.