Special Events

SPRING 2015

 

MARCH

 

Thursday, March 26, 6:30 p.m.  

Lecture: "Goya's Caprichos at the Crossroads of Eighteenth-Century Culture"

Andrew Schulz, associate professor of art history and associate dean for research in the College of Arts and Architecture

The galleries will be open from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. to view the Francisco Goya: Los Caprichos exhibition located on the museum's second floor.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, and the Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art.

 

Friday, March 27, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

Paper Views Exhibition: Satire

Andrew Schulz, associate professor of art history and associate dean for research in the College of Arts and Architecture

Plan to drop by the Drs. Albert and Lorraine Kligman Print and Drawing Study Room for this popular series of one-day exhibitions highlighting works on paper from the permanent collection.

 

Friday, March 27, 1:00 p.m.
 
Paper Views Conversation: Satire

Andrew Schulz, associate professor of art history and associate dean for research in the College of Arts and Architecture

 

Friday, March 27, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  

Professional Development Workshop: No More Dips, Hooks, or Blade Flex: Flawless Matting and Framing

Rich Hall, senior preparator, and Craig Witter, preparator

Are you a student in the College of Arts and Architecture who wants to learn more about matting and framing, packing and shipping, collecting, or communicating about works of art? Are you interested in knowing more about the professional opportunities available in art museums? Look no further! The staff at the Palmer Museum of Art is offering a series of free workshops to students in the College. Reservations are required and space may be limited. Please contact the curator of education at 814-863-9188 or dck10@psu.edu to reserve a space or find out more.

 

APRIL

 

Wednesday, April 1, 12:10 p.m. 

The Art of Poetry: The Stick Soldiers: Veteran Poetry on War

Hugh Martin, poet and Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College

Surround yourself in visual and verbal imagery at the museum during The Art of Poetry. Poets and storytellers from the Penn State community read their latest work in a feast for the eyes and ears.

Originally from northeast Ohio, poet Hugh Martin spent six years in the National Guard and was deployed to Iraq in 2004. His publications include the chapbook So How Was the War? (2010) and a full-length collection titled The Stick Soldiers (2013) in addition to poems in the journals Crazyhorse, Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, and New Republic. He is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and the Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and is the inaugural winner of the Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award from the Iowa Review.

 

Thursday, April 2, 4:30 p.m.

Lecture: Hidden Mother

Laura Larson, associate professor of art, Ohio University, and curator of the Hidden Mother exhibition, will discuss the nineteenth-century photographic phenomenon of the “hidden mother.” Larson will contextualize this historic phenomenon by discussing timeless concerns of motherhood, which she began to experience firsthand as she concurrently curated this exhibition and adopted her daughter.

 

Friday, April 3, 12:10 p.m.  

Gallery Talk: Hidden Mother

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, curator of education

 

Friday, April 3, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  

Professional Development Workshop: Get it There Safely: Packing and Shipping Works of Art

Beverly Sutley, registrar

Are you a student in the College of Arts and Architecture who wants to learn more about matting and framing, packing and shipping, collecting, or communicating about works of art? Are you interested in knowing more about the professional opportunities available in art museums? Look no further! The staff at the Palmer Museum of Art is offering a series of free workshops to students in the College. Reservations are required and space may be limited. Please contact the curator of education at 814-863-9188 or dck10@psu.edu to reserve a space or find out more.

 

Friday, April 10, 12:10 p.m.  

Gallery Talk: Francisco Goya: Los Caprichos

Andrew Schulz, associate professor of art history and associate dean for research in the College of Arts and Architecture

 

Friday, April 10, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  

Professional Development Workshop: Yes, but what does it MEAN? Talking About Your Work with Audiences

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, curator of education, and Joyce Robinson, curator

Are you a student in the College of Arts and Architecture who wants to learn more about matting and framing, packing and shipping, collecting, or communicating about works of art? Are you interested in knowing more about the professional opportunities available in art museums? Look no further! The staff at the Palmer Museum of Art is offering a series of free workshops to students in the College. Reservations are required and space may be limited. Please contact the curator of education at 814-863-9188 or dck10@psu.edu to reserve a space or find out more.

 

Wednesday, April 15, 12:10 p.m. 

The Art of Music: Horns a Plenty

Lisa Bontrager, horn, and the Penn State Horn Ensemble

Join us in the galleries for the tenth-anniversary season of this popular music series featuring faculty and student performers from the Penn State School of Music and the community. Come enjoy beautiful chamber music and virtuosic solo performances in an inspiring setting! Seating is limited.

 

Friday, April 17, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  

Professional Development Workshop: So, You Want to Work in an Art Museum?

A panel discussion featuring the staff of the Palmer Museum of Art

Are you a student in the College of Arts and Architecture who wants to learn more about matting and framing, packing and shipping, collecting, or communicating about works of art? Are you interested in knowing more about the professional opportunities available in art museums? Look no further! The staff at the Palmer Museum of Art is offering a series of free workshops to students in the College. Registration is not necessary. Please contact the curator of education at 814-863-9188 or dck10@psu.edu to find out more.

 

Friday, April 17, 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. 

Arts Crawl

The annual Arts Crawl features activities, displays, and demonstrations by burgeoning student artists as well as musical entertainment and refreshments offered throughout the art and studio buildings at Penn State. This year, students in the art education and studio programs of the Penn State School of Visual Arts will be welcoming visitors to participate in gallery-based projects at the Palmer, in addition to musical groups, experimental films, and information booths hosted on site.

Presented by Students Organizing the Multiple Arts (SOMA) and students from Penn State’s School of Visual Arts.

 

Friday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

Paper Views Exhibition: Not-so-Hidden Mothers ... and Children

Curated by Joyce Robinson, curator

Plan to drop by the Drs. Albert and Lorraine Kligman Print and Drawing Study Room for this popular series of one-day exhibitions highlighting works on paper from the permanent collection.

 

Friday, April 24, 1:00 p.m.  

Paper Views Conversation: Not-so-Hidden Mothers ... and Children

Curated by Joyce Robinson, curator

 

MAY

 

Friday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. to midnight

Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art Gala 2015
An English Manor Ball: A Reflection Back to the Elegant 1920s

The Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom

• Silent and Live Auctions
• Dinner and Dancing
• Benefits the Palmer Museum of Art

Preregistration and payment are required ($175 per person; includes $60 tax-deductible donation). For more information, please call 814-863-9182.

 

Please Note:

A greeter will be available in the lobby to direct visitors to the appropriate gallery for all noontime events. All lectures and films are held in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium unless otherwise noted. For after-hours events, doors open fifteen minutes before programs begin. For more information on scheduled events, please call 814-865-7672.

Children’s and family programs are partially funded by the James E. Hess and Suzanne Scurfield Hess Endowment for Art Education in the Palmer Museum of Art and the Ruth Anne and Ralph Papa Endowment. All other programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art unless otherwise noted.


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