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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

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

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

  • 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 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

November 2015

Thursday, November 5th

January 2016

Friday, January 22nd

February 2016

Monday, February 1st

Monday, February 8th

Friday, February 12th

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

March 2016

Tuesday, March 1st

Wednesday, March 9th

  • Toyohara Chikanobu, Beauty School, c. 1880
    Falling Blossoms, Floating World ends
    • Exhibition on the cherry blossom motif in 19th- and 20th-century Japanese prints.
    • Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Gallery

April 2016

Friday, April 1st

May 2016

Sunday, May 1st

June 2016

Friday, June 17th

September 2016

Friday, September 16th

September 2017

Thursday, September 21st

February 2020

Thursday, February 6th

Thursday, February 20th

Thursday, February 27th

Friday, February 28th