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September 2001

Friday, September 14th

October 2001

Sunday, October 14th

Friday, October 19th

  • This Is Not A Photograph
    This Is Not A Photograph begins (through Nov. 16)
    • Fifteen contemporary artists explore light, shadow, and light-sensitive mediums to create works that dispense with conventional assumptions about the photographic image, its appearance and production.

November 2001

Friday, November 16th

  • This Is Not A Photograph
    This Is Not A Photograph ends
    • Fifteen contemporary artists explore light, shadow, and light-sensitive mediums to create works that dispense with conventional assumptions about the photographic image, its appearance and production.

February 2002

Friday, February 15th

  • Vantage Points: Campus as Place
    Vantage Points: Campus as Place begins (through Mar. 10)
    • Beth Dow, Chris Faust, and Alec Soth were commissioned to photograph their experiences of Carleton as a unique place.
    • Art Gallery

March 2002

Sunday, March 10th

  • Vantage Points: Campus as Place
    Vantage Points: Campus as Place ends
    • Beth Dow, Chris Faust, and Alec Soth were commissioned to photograph their experiences of Carleton as a unique place.
    • Art Gallery

April 2002

Wednesday, April 3rd

May 2002

Wednesday, May 8th

Friday, May 17th

  • 2002 Senior Art Show
    2002 Senior Art Show begins (through Jun. 15)
    • Senior studio art majors present their comps projects in the Art Gallery.

June 2002

Saturday, June 15th

  • 2002 Senior Art Show
    2002 Senior Art Show ends
    • Senior studio art majors present their comps projects in the Art Gallery.

September 2002

Wednesday, September 25th

  • Stickman: Patrick Dougherty Project
    Stickman begins (through Oct. 13)
    • Photography and video of the creation of Patrick Dougherty's project Twigonometry.
  • Twigonometry
    Twigonometry begins (through Oct. 13)
    • A sculpture by Patrick Dougherty on the Bald Spot, Carleton College
    • Bald Spot

October 2002

Sunday, October 13th

  • Stickman: Patrick Dougherty Project
    Stickman ends
    • Photography and video of the creation of Patrick Dougherty's project Twigonometry.
  • Twigonometry
    Twigonometry ends
    • A sculpture by Patrick Dougherty on the Bald Spot, Carleton College
    • Bald Spot

January 2003

Friday, January 17th

  • Antarctic Visions and Voices
    Antarctic Visions and Voices begins (through Mar. 11)
    • Stuart Klipper, photographer; Douglas Quin, sound recordist; and David Rosenthal, painter
    • Art Gallery

March 2003

Tuesday, March 11th

April 2003

Friday, April 4th

Thursday, April 10th

May 2003

Sunday, May 11th

June 2003

Saturday, June 14th

January 2004

Friday, January 16th

March 2004

April 2004

Thursday, April 8th

  • Thinskinned: LoCurto/Outcault
    Thinskinned begins (through May 9)
    • Projections and Prints by Lilla LoCurto and Bill Outcault

May 2004

Sunday, May 9th

  • Thinskinned: LoCurto/Outcault
    Thinskinned ends
    • Projections and Prints by Lilla LoCurto and Bill Outcault

September 2004

Friday, September 17th

November 2004

Wednesday, November 17th

January 2007

Thursday, January 25th

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    "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

Friday, February 23rd

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    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

Friday, March 30th

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    Art Opening: Gender Stitchery
    • Join us at an opening reception for an exhibition of knit and sewn works exploring gender roles and stereotypes, decorative arts conventions and craft traditions, and labor practices.
    • 8:30 pm, Art Gallery (Lower Level, Music & Drama Center)

May 2007

Tuesday, May 1st

October 2007

Tuesday, October 30th

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

January 2008

Thursday, January 17th

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    Artist's Talk - Linda Sue Eastman
    • A nationally known artist from Winona, Ms. Eastman's work is included in the Carleton Art Gallery exhibition, "Functional Sculpture: Furniture from the Upper Midwest". She'll speak and show examples of her work - finely crafted of tooled and polychromed leather, rich textiles, and wood.
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou Auditorium 104

Thursday, January 31st

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    Artist's Talk - Clifton Monteith
    • Michigan resident Clifton Monteith has work in the Carleton Art Gallery show, "Functional Sculpture: Furniture from the Upper Midwest". He'll speak and show images of his celebrated work - extravagant woven willow furniture, as well as lamps, lanterns and urushi lacquer work.
    • 5:00 pm, Boliou Auditorium 104

February 2008

Tuesday, February 12th

April 2008

Friday, April 4th

Tuesday, April 15th

Thursday, April 17th

May 2008

Thursday, May 8th

September 2008

Friday, September 19th

Saturday, September 20th

Friday, September 26th

October 2008

Friday, October 24th

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    "Contemporary Zulu Ceramics: Life Stories from Azolina MaMncube Ngema and Clive Sithole"
    • Lecture by Elizabeth Perrill, Assistant Professor of African Art History at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Supported by the Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureship in Art History, and sponsored by the Robert Lehman Foundation. In conjunction with "World Ceramics: Transforming Women's Traditions", on view in the Carleton Art Gallery.
    • 4:30 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum

January 2009

Friday, January 9th

February 2009

Tuesday, February 3rd

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    Lecture, "Bibliophiles Delight: Melodramatic Physiognomy"
    • Join faculty and curators for a close look at Duchenne de Boulogne, Mecanisme de la Physionomie Humaine (Mechanism of Human Physiognomy), 1862, other volumes, and a tour of Melodrama in the Libe: Highlights from the Collections. In conjunction with the current Art Gallery exhibition, "Modernizing Melodrama".
    • 4:30 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum

Thursday, February 12th

April 2009

Friday, April 3rd

Thursday, April 16th

Thursday, April 23rd

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    Fritz Haeg, "Welcoming the Wild"
    • Haeg is a Los Angeles-based, Minnesota-bred artist, activist and architect known for transforming American front yards into vegetable gardens, and bringing together sculpture and ecosystem research through Animal Estates, a conceptual art project. Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn was published in 2008 by Metropolis Books. This event co-sponsored by the Committee for Studies in the Arts
    • 7:30 pm, Boliou Auditorium 104

September 2009

Friday, September 18th

October 2009

Monday, October 5th

Thursday, October 22nd

November 2009

Wednesday, November 11th

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    "Dear Friend" Book Launch: U.S./Iraqi Kids Connect
    • Public reading from "Dear Friend", a book of letters between U.S. and Iraqi children. This book project was initiated by the Children's Cultural Connection of Northfield, and orchestrated by a group of Carleton students.
    • 7:00 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum

January 2010

Tuesday, January 26th

  • Lucia film poster
    Lucia, a film by Humberto Solas
    • This 1968 film charts women’s roles during three periods in Cuban history. It will be introduced by Carol Donelan, associate professor of Cinema and Media Studies and Yansi Perez, assistant professor of Spanish.
    • 7:00 pm, Boliou Hall, room 104

February 2010

Wednesday, February 3rd

Monday, February 22nd

April 2010

Thursday, April 15th

September 2010

Friday, September 17th

  • Prints around the Pacific Rim
    Prints Around the Pacific Rim begins (through Nov. 17)
    • This exhibition presents new work by artists from New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Canada and Hawaii.
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg

Thursday, September 23rd

November 2010

Wednesday, November 17th

  • Prints around the Pacific Rim
    Prints Around the Pacific Rim ends
    • This exhibition presents new work by artists from New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Canada and Hawaii.
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg

February 2011

Thursday, February 3rd

Monday, February 14th

April 2011

Friday, April 1st

  • Constructa/Vulva
    Opening Reception: Celebrating "EveryBody!"
    • Opening Reception featuring Constructa/vulva, an interactive sculptural performance by subRosa (Hyla Willis and Faith Wilding from the collective of interdisciplinary feminist artists). Constructa/vulva, honoring the 1970s Feminist Women's Health Movement, encourages audience members to create an idealized vulva with the assistance of human speculums.
    • 7:30 pm, Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg

Wednesday, April 20th

May 2011

Tuesday, May 10th

  • Wunderkammer: 2011 Senior Show
    Wunderkammer: The 2011 Senior Art Show begins (through Jun. 10)
    • View the final works of these Studio Art Majors: Stephanie Brogdon, Eleonore Dixon-Roche, Sarah Doherty, Aliza Faragher, Shannon Finnegan, Alexander Heid, Kailyn Kent, Andrew McLamore, Meagan Nishi, Jacqueline Oman, Henry Roberts, Larissa Silverman, and Katya Thronweber. Art will be exhibited in the Art Gallery, Boliou Hall and Hulings Hall.
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg; Boliou Hall; Hulings Hall

Friday, May 13th

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    2011 Senior Art Show Opening!
    • A moveable feast for the eyes in Boliou Hall, Hulings Hall, and the Art Gallery.
    • 7:00 pm, Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg; Boliou Hall; Hulings Hall

June 2011

Friday, June 10th

  • Wunderkammer: 2011 Senior Show
    Wunderkammer: The 2011 Senior Art Show ends
    • View the final works of these Studio Art Majors: Stephanie Brogdon, Eleonore Dixon-Roche, Sarah Doherty, Aliza Faragher, Shannon Finnegan, Alexander Heid, Kailyn Kent, Andrew McLamore, Meagan Nishi, Jacqueline Oman, Henry Roberts, Larissa Silverman, and Katya Thronweber. Art will be exhibited in the Art Gallery, Boliou Hall and Hulings Hall.
    • Art Gallery, lower level Music & Drama Bldg; Boliou Hall; Hulings Hall

September 2011

Friday, September 16th

  • Dr. Schleidan
    'Seeing is Knowing: the Universe' Opening Reception
    • 'Reach into the Black Hole', presented by The League of Imaginary Scientists - a non-exclusive society for creative scientists and mechanically minded artists. They happen to live in Los Angeles but operate out of a black hole.
    • 7:00 pm, Large Gallery in Teaching Museum & Weitz Center for Creativity Commons
  • Demolition
    'Middle School: Photographs by John Schott' Opening Reception
    • Schott, long-time Cinema and Media Studies professor, documents the Northfield Middle School as the building awaits transformation into the Weitz Center form Creativity.
    • 7:00 pm, Small Gallery in Perlman Teaching Museum, and Weitz Center for Creativity Commons

Saturday, September 17th

  • Weitz Center for Creativity
    Community Open House
    • A Community Open House with opportunities to respond and reminisce, co-hosted by the Northfield Downtown Development Corporation.
    • 3:00 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity
  • Lockers
    Remarks on 'Middle School: Photographs by John Schott'
    • Schott, long-time Cinema and Media Studies professor, documented the Northfield Middle School as the building awaited transformation into the Weitz Center for Creativity. In connection with the Community Open House.
    • 4:00 pm, small gallery, Perlman Teaching Museum

October 2011

Monday, October 3rd

  • Nine Reconnaissance Satellites over the Sonora Pass, 2008
    'The Other Night Sky', followed by skygazing in Central Park
    • Artist, writer, experimental geographer Trevor Paglen has been exposing the secret activities of the U.S. military and intelligence agencies over the last eight years in books and large-scale landscape photographs. These 'Other Night Sky' images reveal secret spy satellites and other covert military operations.
    • 6:00 pm, Cinema, Weitz Center for Creativity; Central Park
  • Vortex @ in Sextans (Inactive Signals Intelligence Spacecraft), 2009
    Earth, Satellite & Constellation Sightings with Joel Weisberg & Trevor Paglen
    • Bring your own binoculars (optional) and blanket. Dress for the weather. Check http://go.carleton.edu/museum for exact time; cancelled in event of clouds or rain.
    • 7:30 pm, Central Park

Tuesday, October 4th

Tuesday, October 25th

  • Nostalgia for the Light
    Patricio Guzmán's 'Nostalgia for the Light' 2010 film
    • Film screening with introductions by Andrew Fisher, associate professor of history; Cecilia Cornejo, filmmaker Guzman, known for political documentaries, sets this filmic meditation on time, space, history and memory in Chile’s Atacama Desert, where astronomers peer into distant galaxies and relatives of “disappeared” political prisoners seek remains of their loved ones.
    • 7:30 pm, Cinema, Weitz Center for Creativity

November 2011

Thursday, November 3rd

  • Saturn
    'Seeing is Knowing: the Universe' exhibition tour
    • Tour the large gallery at the Teaching Museum with Joel Weisberg, physics and astronomy; Dan Bruggeman, studio art; Victoria Morse, history
    • 12:00 pm, Teaching Museum, Weitz Center for Creativity

January 2012

Tuesday, January 17th

February 2012

Monday, February 27th

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    Zoe Charlton, Artists Lecture
    • As a complement to the exhibition, 'A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary Art', featured Baltimore-based artist Charlton challenges notions of gender, race and class in vigorous figure drawings.
    • 7:30 pm, Weitz Cinema

March 2012

Friday, March 30th

Saturday, March 31st

  • open house
    Perlman Teaching Museum Community Open House
    • Enjoy two exhibitions and a 3:30pm gallery talk by Kristin Makholm from the MN Museum of American Art, along with family art activities!
    • 2:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum, Weitz Center for Creativity

April 2012

Saturday, April 14th

May 2013

Friday, May 17th

  • 2013 Senior Art Show
    2013 Senior Art Show Opening Reception
    • Celebrate the achievements of the biggest set of studio art majors ever with the Perlman Teaching Museum exhibition. Refreshments and fun.
    • 7:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum and Weitz Commons

January 2014

Thursday, January 16th

Friday, January 17th

February 2014

Thursday, February 13th

March 2014

Wednesday, March 12th

  • Elise Engler, Everything in her bag
    Lifeloggers: Chronicling the Everyday ends
    • Artists seek to better understand the nature of existence and to reveal the banalities and complexities of quotidian life.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum

April 2014

Friday, April 4th

  • Richard Misrach
    Petrochemical America: Project Room begins (through May 4)
    • Haunting photographs of "Chemical Alley" on the lower Mississippi by photographer Richard Misrach and "throughlines" by designer Kate Orff.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Braucher and Kaemmer Family Galleries

May 2014

Sunday, May 4th

  • Richard Misrach
    Petrochemical America: Project Room ends
    • Haunting photographs of "Chemical Alley" on the lower Mississippi by photographer Richard Misrach and "throughlines" by designer Kate Orff.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Braucher and Kaemmer Family Galleries

Friday, May 16th

June 2014

Friday, June 13th

September 2014

Friday, September 19th

  • McCall pano 1973
    Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape begins (through Nov. 19)
    • Organized by Ken Tape '99, Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape, pairs decades-old photos of Alaska’s Arctic with contemporary views.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Family Gallery

October 2014

Tuesday, October 14th

November 2014

Wednesday, November 19th

  • McCall pano 1973
    Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape ends
    • Organized by Ken Tape '99, Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape, pairs decades-old photos of Alaska’s Arctic with contemporary views.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Family Gallery

January 2015

Wednesday, January 7th

  • Ion Sørvin
    N55 and Designs for the Public Sphere
    • Ion Sørvin and Till Wolfer of this Copenhagen-based design collective introduce the philosophy and practices of the N55 team.
    • 7:00 pm, Cinema, Weitz Center for Creativity

February 2015

Monday, February 16th

October 2015

Tuesday, October 6th

  • Timothy O'Sullivan, Pontoon Bridge, 1863
    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

January 2016

Friday, January 22nd

February 2016

Monday, February 1st

Monday, February 8th

Friday, February 12th

Wednesday, February 17th

Thursday, February 25th

  • Utagawa Hirokage, Cherry Blossom Viewing at Asuka Hill, 1859
    Gallery Talk: Kathleen Ryor
    • Gallery talk about Falling Blossoms, Floating World exhibition followed by cocktail reception
    • 5:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Gallery

Monday, February 29th

March 2016

Tuesday, March 1st

Wednesday, March 9th

April 2016

Friday, April 1st

May 2016

Sunday, May 1st

Tuesday, May 17th

  • The Artist as Culture Producer (forthcoming from University of Chicago Press)
    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

June 2016

Friday, June 10th

Friday, June 17th

January 2017

Friday, January 6th

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    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 19th

March 2017

Friday, March 3rd

April 2017

Tuesday, April 4th

  • Jill Quigley, Rural Fluorescent: Yard
    Curator Tour: Post Picturesque
    • Join Perlman Teaching Museum director Laurel Bradley for a tour of the exhibition “Post Picturesque: Photographing Ireland.”
    • 12:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum

Thursday, April 20th

  • Ruby Wallis, Unfixed Landscape, inkjet print
    Curator Tour: Post Picturesque
    • Join Perlman Teaching Museum director Laurel Bradley for a tour of the exhibition “Post Picturesque: Photographing Ireland.”
    • 5:00 pm, Perlman Teaching Museum

May 2017

Sunday, May 7th

Friday, May 19th

June 2017

Friday, June 9th