Tuesday Tea Talks
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month to hear a wide range of gallery talks that highlight works in the permanent collection or in current exhibitions. All talks begin at 2:30 pm and are followed by tea and light refreshments in the East Gallery.
September 10 – James Peake, Education and Outreach Coordinator at the Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA), will discuss his work creating Origami based programming and outreach initiatives, including piloting the development of a curriculum to incorporate origami into K-12 math classes.
October 8 – Sebastiaan Faber, Professor of Hispanic Studies and director of the Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures, will discuss his work on open access issues and the development of ObieMAPS. This online interface allows one to find connections between collections, courses, faculty members, and study away programs at Oberlin College and Conservatory through locations, time periods, themes, and languages.
November 12 – Andaleeb Badiee Banta, Curator of European and American Art, will discuss Battista Angolo del Moro’s painting “A Vision of the Holy Family Near Verona” from 1581, recently reinstalled in Nord Gallery.
December 10 – Jeff Pence, Associate Professor of English and Cinema Studies. Professor Pence will discuss innovative ways of looking at art history as the history of media development.