Sunday Object Talks


At 2 p.m. on most Sundays during the academic year, Oberlin College students give talks about their favorite works of art on view. Please meet in the King Sculpture Court.

September 8 — Walker Shadle '19 discusses a Paka egúngún, or ancestral masquerade, completed by Yorùbá artists in the early 20th century.

September 15 — Leina Fieleke '21 on the 1874 Bust of James Peck Thomas by Edmonia Lewis

September 22 — Catie Higgins '22 on The Rape of Persephone, a 1943 painting by Adolph Gottlieb

September 29 — Anna Farber '21 on Luca Giordano's 1684 painting, Christ Expelling the Money-Changers from the Temple

October 6 – Jesse Noily ’22 on Claude Monet’s late painting Wisteria

October 13 — Luoying Sheng ’20 on the Chinese painting Women Ironing Silk

November 3* — TBA

November 10 — TBA

November 17 — TBA

November 24 — TBA

December 8 — TBA

*Note: Daylight Savings Time begins


Please visit our calendar page to see the next scheduled Sunday Object Talk date.