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.
How does photography construct stereotypes? Mir Finkelman (oc ’16), curatorial assistant in the Office of Academic Programs, discusses this artistic medium in relation to works in Images in Black and White, which she curated.
Learn more about African art in the AMAM collection from those who curated its recent reinstallation: Matthew Rarey and the students in his course “African Art in Museums: From Collection to Display.” Rarey is an assistant professor of art history at Oberlin.
Chie Sakakibara, a cultural geographer interested in the effects of climate change on indigenous peoples, discusses her exhibition Exploring Reciprocity: The Power of Animals in Non-Western Art. She is an assistant professor of environmental studies at Oberlin.
In connection with the exhibitionThe Archaic Character of Seal Script, artist Peggy Kwong-Gordon will speak about her use of seal script characters as motifs in her paintings. She taught studio art at Kent State University and has exhibited her work widely.