Tuesday Tea Talks Fall 2019
These free programs are presented on the second Tuesday of the month in the East Gallery. Tea and cookies follow each talk.
September 10, 3 p.m.
Learn more about the AMAM’s current exhibition Afterlives of the Black Atlantic in a talk by co-curator Matthew Francis Rarey, assistant professor of art history at Oberlin College. Rarey discusses African works in the exhibition that illuminate the diverse responses of African societies to cultural upheaval in the wake of the transatlantic slave trade.
October 8, 3 p.m.
Stories of lovers, warriors, crossdressers, and mountain spirits are frequent subjects in Japanese performing arts. Professor of East Asian Studies Ann Sherif discusses ukiyo-e prints depicting kabuki actors, nō dance and song, and bunraku puppetry in the current exhibition Japan on Stage. Presented in conjunction with the “Asian Autumn” series at Oberlin College.
November 12, 3 p.m.
Andrea Gyorody, Ellen Johnson ’33 Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, discusses Pale Face, a 1903 painting by Gustav Klimt on loan to the AMAM from the Neue Galerie, New York. Gyorody considers Pale Face in the context of other works by Klimt from the AMAM collection, and by fellow Austrian Egon Schiele.
December 10, 3 p.m.
Meet Hannah Wirta Kinney, the museum’s new curator of academic programs, who will give a talk on a topic to be announced.