Sunday Object Talks

Talks begin at 2 p.m.

These short, interactive talks are offered most Sundays during the academic year. Each docent-led session focuses on a work of art on view in the galleries.

February 9—Lucy Haskell ’20 on Anna von Mertens’s hand-stitched quilt, 6:01 pm until 7:05 pm, April 4, 1968, from the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee (looking in the direction the shots were fired)

February 16—Megan Maguire ’20 on The Present, an 1865 painting by Thomas Satterwhite Noble

February 23—Izzy Halloran ’22 on Head of a Woman, a colorful, ca. 1912 painting by Alexej von Jawlensky

March 1—Biba Duffy-Boscagli ’23 on Harmonizing, a 1944 painting by Horace Pippin

March 8—Emma K. James ’22 on Blue Guitar, a 1943 painting by Georges Braque

March 15—Margo McLean ’21 on Mask Series #7, an eerie 2000 painting by Zēng Fánzhì. CANCELED

April 5—Natan Oster ’22 on O, Sonho Da Mascara, a 1989 painting by Malangatana Valente Ngwenya. CANCELED

April 19—Emilia Duserick ’23 on Café, a dynamic 1956 painting by Joan Mitchell. CANCELED

April 26—Lola Chalmers-Dibbell ’23 on Amedeo Modigliani’s 1917 painting Nude with Coral Necklace. CANCELED

May 3—Ellis Lane ’21 on Front of a Sarcophagus Lid with the Story of Jonah, a 4th-century Roman marble piece with 13th-century mosaic work. CANCELED

Presenters will meet visitors in the King Sculpture Court prior to programs.


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