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January 2007

Thursday, January 25th

  • "Reflections on Beauty: A Discussion of Chikanobu's "Jidai Kagami" (Mirror of the Ages )"
    • Join Carleton's specialists on late 19th century Japanese art & literature - Prof Katie Ryor (Art History), Jim Smith (Carleton Art Collection), and Prof Katie Sparling (Asian Languages & Literature)- for an examination of the thirty-print folio recently acquired for the college art collection.
    • 4:00 pm, Art Gallery, lower level Music and Drama Building

February 2007

Thursday, February 8th

Thursday, February 15th

Thursday, February 22nd

Friday, February 23rd

  • Lecture: "Chikanobu & the Feminization of the Past"
    • Joshua Mostow, Asian Studies, University of British Colombia will speak - in conjunction with current Art Gallery exhibition. Co-sponsored by the Art Gallery & the departments of Asian Studies & Art History. (An EdwinL.Weisl Jr. Lecture in Art History sponsored by the Robert Lehman Foundation.)
    • 4:45 pm, 104 Boliou Hall Auditorium

March 2007

Thursday, March 1st

  • Five Artistic Lives
    • Minnesota Center for Photography (MCP) is pleased to present with its sister organizations in the Five Centers for Art – the Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Northern Clay Center and the Textile Center of Minnesota–a panel featuring five artists who will discuss their lives and careers as contemporary women and working artists.
    • 7:00 pm, Minnesota Center for Photography

April 2007

Wednesday, April 4th

Thursday, April 19th

Friday, April 20th

  • Convocation: Stuart Gibson
    • "A Cultural Ambassador in the Context of Global Citizenship." Stuart Gibson is a fine arts and cultural heritage consultant who specializes in assisting cultural organizations and governments during economic and political transition, advising governments on how to save their national treasures.
    • 10:50 am, Skinner Memorial Chapel

Monday, April 23rd

May 2007

Tuesday, May 22nd

  • Michael Lewis, guest speaker, Art History
    • "Fact, Self and Frank Lloyd Wright" will be presented by Michael Lewis, Professor of Art from Williams College. His talk will throw light on the individual but also on American architecture and modernism in general.
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou 104

October 2007

Tuesday, October 30th

  • Artist's Lecture
    • Photographer Angela Strassheim, part of the Vantage Points II exhibition, will speak in Boliou Auditorium.
    • 12:00 pm, Boliou Auditorium 104

November 2007

Friday, November 2nd

January 2008

Monday, January 7th

  • "The Dhamma Brothers"
    • Preview screening of a documentary about the adoption of Buddhist meditation by prisoners at an Alabama penitentiary. Co-directed by Carleton alum Andy Kukura, '98, Anne Marie Stein and Jenny Phillips.
    • 8:00 pm, Language and Dining Center 104

Thursday, January 24th

February 2008

Thursday, February 7th

Friday, February 29th

March 2008

Wednesday, March 5th

April 2008

Thursday, April 24th

  • Paulette Werger speaks about her work
    • Visiting professor Paulette Werger presents "Landscape of the Table and Other Work." She is a studio-metalsmith who co-manages the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College.
    • 7:00 pm, Boliou 104 (handicapped accessible)

Tuesday, April 29th

September 2008

Thursday, September 25th

November 2008

Friday, November 14th

  • Looking (Askance) for Ryōanji
    • Dr. Gregory Levine, UC Berkeley Associate Professor of Japanese Art History, will speak. He is the author of "Daitokuji: Visual Cultures of a Zen Monastery" (Washington Press, 2005).
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou 104 (handicapped accessible)

January 2009

Thursday, January 29th

April 2009

Wednesday, April 15th

  • Pursuing a Life in Clay After Carleton
    • Since their Carleton days, Mel Griffin, '01, Kip O'Krongly, '01 and Kristin Pavelka, '00, have followed unique paths that have kept their hands in clay and their lives centered in making art. They will talk about their work.
    • 3:30 pm, Boliou 104 (handicapped accessible)

Tuesday, April 21st

  • Barbara Porter speaking
    • Dr. Barbara Porter,Director of the American Center of Oriental Research in Amman, Jordan, will present "Byzantine Churches excavated in Petra by ACOR." She will speak at 5 p.m. in Boliou 104 (handicapped accessible).
    • 5:00 pm

Thursday, April 30th

May 2009

Wednesday, May 6th

Monday, May 18th

Thursday, May 21st

Friday, May 22nd

October 2009

Monday, October 5th

Friday, October 9th

  • The Wall Paintings of Horyuji Temple
    • Professor Dorothy Wong of the University of Virginia will present a talk about the Wall Paintings in the Horyuji Temple in Japan. The lecture is sponsored by the Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureship in the Arts of the Robert Lehman Foundation.
    • 4:45 pm, Boliou 104 -handicapped accessible

Wednesday, October 14th

Wednesday, October 28th

  • Artist talk - Tim Dooley
    • University of Northern Iowa Associate Professor of Art in printmaking will discuss his work.
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou 161

November 2009

Tuesday, November 3rd

  • Artist's Books as Expression, Documentation, and Pedagogy
    • Max Yela, head of Special Collections at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a book arts educator, will discuss the use of artists books not only as an art form, but also as documentary evidence and as tools for interdisciplinary instruction. His talk is entitled "Artists Books as Expression, Documentation, and Pedagogy"
    • 4:30 pm, Library Athenaeum

Thursday, November 5th

  • "Land Experience" talk and reception
    • Artist Gregory Euclide said of his work,"I work with traditional art supplies as wells as found materials. I have been awarded two MN Arts board Grants as wells at a Blacklock Nature Sanctuary Fellowship. I became interested in landscape painting when I realized that traditional landscape paintings said very little to me about the experience of being in the land." A reception will follow in the Boliou Gallery.
    • 4:30 pm, Boliou 104

Monday, November 9th

January 2010

Monday, January 18th

  • (Re)Appearing Acts
    • Rob Rothblatt, '83, will present "(Re)Appearing Acts," a talk about his architectural career with the prestigious New York firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. All are invited.
    • 9:30 am, Boliou 161

February 2010

Monday, February 22nd

May 2010

Thursday, May 6th

Tuesday, May 18th

September 2010

Thursday, September 23rd

  • Prints around the Pacific Rim
    • Printmaker Sean Caulfield will speak at 7:30 in Boliou 104. Reception following at 8:30 in the gallery. This exhibition highlights selected artists from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Thailand, Canada, and the U.S. (Hawaii), this exhibition will emphasize artistic exchange, indigenous and global influences, and celebrate printmaking as a sustained research process.
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou 104/Art Gallery

October 2010

Thursday, October 7th

  • Visiting artist Ben Katchor: "Great Museum Cafeterias of the World"
    • An illustrated lecture on the design and culture of museum cafeterias. And examination of the work of Claude Curcilio, whose theory of the "veracious peek" was the first to explain the mysterious connection between art and museum cafeterias. The lecture includes an anecdotal survey and slide presentation of great museum cafeterias, past and present.
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou 104 (handicapped accessible)

Wednesday, October 13th

Wednesday, October 20th

  • From Minidoka to Minnesota: A Carleton story of the Japanese American Internment
    • This talk focuses on an artist’s book project recently completed by Fred Hagstrom, Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Art. The artist’s book is titled “deeply honored” and tells the story of Frank Shigemura, who came to Carleton College in 1943. Carleton participated in the student relocation project, a program that allowed Japanese American students to leave internment camps and continue their educations. The book will be available for viewing following the presentation.
    • 4:30 pm, Boliou 104 (handicapped accessible)

February 2011

Monday, February 14th

April 2011

Monday, April 11th

May 2011

Wednesday, May 25th

  • Betty Bright
    • An independent scholar and curator committed to exploring the artist’s book and its larger interdisciplinary terrain, where art and literature engage with concept, format and material.Betty Bright, Ph.D. helped to found the Minnesota Center for Book Arts in 1985.
    • 4:00 pm, Library Athenaeum

October 2011

Monday, October 17th

  • "Art and Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing"
    • The presentation is entitled "Art and Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing" Nowadays, artists and scientists tend to think of their ways of probing the world as distinctly different. But such was not always the case (in fact the divide is only a few centuries old; think of Leonardo, think of the wonder cabinets of the seventeenth century). Lunch provided for 45
    • 12:00 pm, Weitz 236
  • The Uncanny Valley: The Digital Animation of the Face:
    • The Carleton Art and Art History department, CAMS and Viz are pleased to announce the upcoming lecture of Lawrence Weschler, who will be speaking in ( Weitz Center 230/ Boliou 104) at 7:30 pm Monday, October 17
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou 161 (handicapped accessible)

November 2011

Wednesday, November 9th

January 2012

Tuesday, January 10th

Monday, January 16th

Tuesday, January 24th

  • Artist Carolyn Swiszcz will speak
    • Second in a series of three painting and drawing artist talks for winter sponsored by the Christopher U Light Lectureship in the Arts.
    • 1:15 pm, Boliou 161

February 2012

Tuesday, February 14th

Wednesday, February 22nd

  • Artist talk - Zhou Xiaoou
    • Professor Zhou will speak about his work in fiber arts and sculpture
    • 4:00 pm, Boliou 161 (handicapped accessible)

Thursday, February 23rd

March 2012

Thursday, March 1st

May 2012

Tuesday, May 8th

Thursday, May 10th

Thursday, May 17th

October 2012

Thursday, October 18th

Monday, October 22nd

Monday, October 29th

November 2012

Thursday, November 8th

January 2013

Thursday, January 10th

  • Jana Pullman show opens
    • Minnesota Book Artist of the Year, Jana Pullman, will discuss her work at the opening reception of her show in Boliou Gallery.
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou Gallery

Tuesday, January 29th

February 2013

Friday, February 22nd

April 2013

Monday, April 22nd

May 2013

Wednesday, May 15th

October 2013

Wednesday, October 9th

Wednesday, October 23rd

Wednesday, October 30th

November 2013

Wednesday, November 6th

Thursday, November 7th

  • Fashion for Holiness
    • Fashion for Holiness: An Eighth-Century Belt Shrine and Other Medieval Clothing Relics
    • 5:00 pm, LEIGHTON 304

January 2014

Thursday, January 23rd

February 2014

Tuesday, February 4th

Thursday, February 6th

March 2014

Friday, March 7th

  • Ellen Heck, printmaker
    • Ellen Heck, printmaker in the San Francisco area will speak about her work
    • 4:00 pm, Boliou 161

Monday, March 10th

April 2014

Wednesday, April 9th

Monday, April 21st

September 2014

Tuesday, September 23rd

October 2014

Friday, October 31st

November 2014

Tuesday, November 11th

Wednesday, November 12th

Thursday, November 13th

Wednesday, November 19th

January 2015

Thursday, January 15th

  • "Landmarks" opening
    • Carleton grad Eleanor Jensen '01, will present brief remarks about her work followed by a reception.
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou Gallery

Sunday, January 25th

Thursday, January 29th

  • Open Land
    • Felicity Scott, Associate Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Columbia University, speaking
    • 6:00 pm, Boliou 104

April 2015

Thursday, April 9th

May 2015

Friday, May 8th

September 2015

Thursday, September 17th

October 2015

Tuesday, October 6th

  • Civil War Photography Lecture and exhibition reception
    • "Seeing the Elephant: Photography and the American Civil War," Jeff Rosenheim, Curator in Charge, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
    • 7:00 pm, Weitz Cinema, lecture, then Perlman Teaching Museum and Weitz Center Commons

Wednesday, October 14th

Sunday, October 18th

November 2015

Thursday, November 5th

February 2016

Thursday, February 11th

  • Elizabeth Mead
    • Associate Professor of Art and Art History from College of William and Mary will discuss her work.
    • 4:30 pm, Boliou 104

Monday, February 22nd

Wednesday, February 24th

  • Ralph Gibson, American Art Photographer
    • Renowned art photographer Ralph Gibson presents a lecture titled “The Next Step: A Retrospective Showing Selected Works From 1960-2016.”
    • 6:00 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity, Room 136

Thursday, February 25th

April 2016

Monday, April 11th

Tuesday, April 26th

May 2016

Friday, May 6th

  • Paul Kidder Talk
    • Paul Kidder, Ph.D., Seattle University will present "Minoru Yamasaki and the Fragility of Architecture."
    • 4:00 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum

Saturday, May 7th

Tuesday, May 17th

  • Conversation: Post-Art School Confidential
    • Sharon Louden, artist and editor of “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life” and Andrew Russeth, co-executive editor of ARTnews
    • 7:00 pm, NOTE NEW LOCATION: Boliou Hall, room 104

Friday, May 20th

September 2016

Friday, September 16th

  • Juliane Shibata Talk
    • Curating Michi: Artists’ Talk: Juliane Shibata and Yoshi Fujii, curators
    • 7:00 pm, Weitz 236

Tuesday, September 27th

Thursday, September 29th

Friday, September 30th

October 2016

Thursday, October 13th

Wednesday, October 19th

January 2017

Friday, January 6th

  • How to Read a Chinese Painting
    • Lecture by Kathleen Ryor, Tanaka Memorial Professor of International Understanding and Art History.
    • 7:00 pm, Weitz 236

Thursday, January 26th

February 2017

Wednesday, February 8th

  • What Would Anselm Kiefer Do?
    • Paula De Cristofaro, Paintings Conservator, SFMoma, will speak on the special challenges facing conservators of contemporary art.
    • 4:30 pm, Boliou 104

March 2017

Wednesday, March 8th

  • Mark Rosen Talk-Art History Guest
    • Mark Rosen, Associate Professor of Aesthetic Studies Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History, University of Texas at Dallas
    • 4:00 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum

April 2017

Thursday, April 20th

May 2017

Thursday, May 4th

Friday, May 5th

September 2017

Monday, September 18th

Friday, September 22nd

October 2017

Friday, October 6th

November 2017

Thursday, November 2nd

January 2018

Tuesday, January 30th

February 2018

Monday, February 19th

May 2018

Thursday, May 3rd

Sunday, May 6th

Tuesday, May 15th

September 2018

Thursday, September 20th

  • Abby Romanchek Talk
    • "I see my prints as a way to empower and assert a Hawaiian sense of identity and to perpetuate Hawaiian culture through art."
    • 4:30 pm, Boliou 104

Friday, September 21st

  • Convocation: Fred Hagstrom
    • Professor Fred Hagstrom presents the annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation.
    • 10:50 am, Skinner Chapel

October 2018

Wednesday, October 3rd

Thursday, October 11th

Thursday, October 18th

Tuesday, October 23rd

Wednesday, October 24th

November 2018

Wednesday, November 7th

January 2019

Tuesday, January 15th

February 2019

Friday, February 8th

  • Brigid Vance Talk
    • Dr. Vance will present "Don’t Sleep Naked and Other Techniques for Dispelling Nightmares in Late Ming China"
    • 4:30 pm, Boliou 104

Monday, February 18th

Tuesday, February 19th

Friday, February 22nd

March 2019

Friday, March 1st

  • Ceramic Alumni Guest Panel
    • Join Three Ceramic Alumni in a discussion about their work and life in ceramics.
    • 4:00 pm, Mar-G Commons, Weitz Center

April 2019

Wednesday, April 17th

Thursday, April 25th

May 2019

Thursday, May 9th

Wednesday, May 29th

September 2019

Thursday, September 26th

October 2019

Tuesday, October 8th

Wednesday, October 30th

November 2019

Thursday, November 14th

February 2020

Thursday, February 20th

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