Lecture Series

Brian Seymour, "The Prehistory of Albert C. Barnes: Becoming a Collector"

Brian Seymour, Assoc. Prof. of Art History at the Community College of Philadelphia, looks at Barnes’s formative relationship with collector John J. Johnson. This program coincides with the run of Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Dr. Erin Pauwels to speak at CHAT Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series

Dr. Pauwels' talk, "A Portrait of the Artist: Napoleon Sarony's Photographic Stage," is the result of her Fellwoship at CHAT.  She is currently writing a book, "The Art of Living Pictures: Napoleon Sarony and the Gilded Age Public Image", which examines the complex legacy of a late nineteenth-century celebrity photographer in order to illuminate how the circulation of mass-produced imagery and artistic reproduction shaped the foundations of the American art world.

22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art, will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 23–24, 2017, at the The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania

Free tickets required for keynote lecture and symposium. Reserve online or call 215-278-7200.

The Keynote lecture will be held on Thursday, March 23, 6:30–8 pm, at the Barnes Foundation, Comcast Auditorium: Jane Blocker, Professor of Art History, University of Minnesota: "Reality Mechanically Registered": Sound Recording and Racial Violence in Contemporary Art History" 

The Symposium will be on Friday, March 24, 10 am–4:30 pm, also at the Barnes Foundation, Comcast Auditorium. This symposium brings together graduate students from nine mid-Atlantic colleges and universities to present current research in the field of art history. Each session includes presentations followed by a moderated discussion. 

Temple will be represented by Michelle DiMarzo, who will be presenting her talk, "Titian and the Culture of Mid-Century Rome," in the first session, from 10–11:30am.

Art History Distinguished Alumni Series: Dr. Jonathan Wallis, "Iconography Unbound: The Paranoiac-Critical Method and Salvador Dali's "The Ecumenical Council""

Jonathan Wallis (PhD, 2004) is Associate Professor at Moore College of Art and Design.

This event is free and open to the public. The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Art History, Tyler School of Art and Temple University's General Activities Fund (GAF).

Granger Lecture in American Art History: Jessica L. Horton, "Jimmie Durham's Bones and Stones: Art after the American Indian Movement"

Jessica L. Horton is the Asst. Prof. of Native American, Modern, and Contemporary Art at the University of Delaware.

The event is free and open to the public. Lecture sponsored by the Department of Art History, Tyler School of Art and Temple University's General Activities Fund.

The Jackson Lecture in Byzantine Art: Andrea Olsen Lam, "The Expectant Icon: Transformation and Ritual in Byzantium"

Andrea Olsen Lam, Instructor, Dept. of Art, Biola University specializes in the art and architecture of Christian pilgrimage, private devotional arts and the history of the medieval icon.

The event is free and open to the public: sponsored by the Department of Art History, Tyler School of Art and Temple University's General Activities Fund.

Dr. Therese Dolan, "Sonic Politics: Manet's Street Singer", Distinguished Faculty Lecture

This event is free and open to the public.

Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Donna Corbin, "Experiencing a Sense of How our Forebears Lived: Period Rooms at the Philadelphia Museum of Art"

Donna Corbin (Art History, MA, 1992) is the Louis C. Madeira IV Associate Curator of European Decorative Arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Art History Department (Tyler School of Art) Temple Contemporary, the Architecture Department, the Faculty Senate, and the General Activities Fund (GAF). This event is free and open to the public.

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