A wine and cheese reception will follow all lectures and gallery talks.
Gallery Talk: Ethel V. Ashton
Saturday, May 11 | 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Lecturer: Hildy Tow, Associate Curator of Education
Join Hildy Tow in an in-depth look at the work of artist Ethel Ashton.
Encounters with Humanity: Alice Neel
Saturday, May 18, 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Lecturer: Flo Gelo, Museum docent
Alice Neel resisted being called a portraitist and chose instead to call herself a “collector of souls.” Her models, among them artists, writers, and the famous, speak about how Neel captured their essence. Neel’s portraits gave voice to ordinary people struggling with life in America. This lecture will examine Neel’s life and politics, and their relationship to her art.
Gallery Talk: 72nd Annual Juried Exhibition with Jurors Dona Nelson and Rubens Ghenov
Saturday, June 8, 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Lecturers: Dona Nelson, professor of painting and drawing at Tyler School of Art, Temple University; and Rubens Ghenov, artist, professor, and curator working in Philadelphia
Join jurors Dona Nelson and Rubens Ghenov in a lively gallery tour of the 72nd Annual Juried Exhibition and a closer look at their own work and influences.