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MHCAM Student Guides
Photo Credit: 

Laura Shea

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Rebecca M. Valette '59, Professor Emeritus, Boston College
Thursday
4
February
2016
5:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Art Building

Lecture
Dancers of the Nightway in Navajo Weavings
Spring opening lecture

Rebecca M. Valette '59, Professor Emeritus, Boston College

Mel Bochner (America, b. 1940), Asterisk Branch from Counting Alternatives: The Wittgenstein Illustrations (detail), 1991
Tuesday
6
October
2015
5:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Art Building

Lecture
Thinking Through Images

Artist Mel Bochner in conversation with Thomas E. Wartenberg, Professor of Philosophy
Reception to follow 

Edward Hicks (American, 1780-1849), Peaceable Kingdom, oil on canvas, 1845-1847
Thursday
16
October
2014
5:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College

Lecture
Start with a House, Finish with a Collection

Panel discussion with book co-authors Leslie Anne Miller ('73) and Alexandra Kirtley, Montgomery-Garvan Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts at Philadelphia
Museum of Art, and Paul Staiti, Professor of Fine Arts on the Alumnae Foundation

Carrie Mae Weems
Thursday
18
September
2014
7:00pm

Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College

Lecture
Carrie Mae Weems
Art in Humanity

Annual Leading Women in the Arts Lecture and Collection Spotlight
Reception to follow
This event is made possible by the InterArts Council and the Weissman Center for Leadership.

Chika Okeke-Agulu
Friday
24
January
2014
5:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College

Lecture
El Anatsui and the Reinvention of Sculpture

El Anatsui: New Worlds Exhibition Opening 
Chika Okeke-Agulu, Associate Professor, Princeton University

Lorna Bieber, Eden, 2012-13, archival toner on archival paper
Thursday
12
September
2013
5:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College

Lecture
In Conversation with Lorna Bieber

Hosted by John Stomberg, Florence Finch Abbott Director
Lorna Bieber: Of Echoes and Grace exhibition opening and reception to follow

Giovanni Battista; Domenico Pronti, Nuova Pianta di Roma, 1748 Nolli map; 1795 Pronti prints
Thursday
7
February
2013
5:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College

Lecture
"The most glorious place in the universal world"
Rome in the Age of the Grand Tour

Lecture by John Pinto, Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University 

World Documents
Saturday
15
September
2012
5:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College

Lecture
World Documents
Exhibition opening and panel discussion

With John Stomberg, Florence Finch Abbott Director; Binh Danh, artist; Jason Francisco, artist; Anthony Lee, Exhibition Curator, Professor of Art History
Reception to follow

Kara Walker installation
Thursday
13
September
2012
4:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College

Lecture
Kara Walker
Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)

Exhibition opening and panel discussion with Elizabeth Young, Carl M. and Elsie A. Small Professor of English, Mount Holyoke College; Patricia A. Banks, Associate Professor of Sociology, Mount Holyoke College; John Stomberg, Florence Finch Abbott Director, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Magnified coin
Thursday
29
March
2012
4:30pm

Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College

Lecture
Collection-Building in the 21st Century
Reconstructing Antiquity

Lecture by William Metcalf, Adjunct Professor of Classics, Yale University and Ben Lee Damsky Curator of Coins and Medals, Yale University Art Gallery
Reception to follow