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Lectures, Fall 2016

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Lunchtime Talks | Saturday Special Tours
Special Lectures & Events | Weedon Lectures | Archive

Lunchtime Talks

Join us for these informal presentations on aspects of the Museum's collections and special exhibitions. Lunchtime Talks are usually held on Tuesdays from 12–1 pm in the Museum.

September 13
Andy Warhol: Icons
by Rebecca Schoenthal

October 11 and November 15
THE GREAT WAR: Printmakers of World War I from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
by Stephen Margulies

December 13
New Acquisitions: Photography
by Chloé Nagraj

Saturday Special Tours

These informal presentations on aspects of the Museum's collections and special exhibitions are usually held on the last Saturday of each month from 2–3 pm in the Museum, unless otherwise noted.

August 27
Andy Warhol: Icons
by Rebecca Schoenthal
4–5 pm

September 17
THE GREAT WAR: Printmakers of World War I from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
by Kristie Couser, VMFA

November 19
A Gift of Knowing: The Art of Dorothea Rockburne
by Thomas Winters
12–1 pm

Saturday Special Tours

Special Lectures & Events

August 22
One-Day UVA Warhol and Portraiture
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October 6
Special Lecture
by artist Dorothea Rockburne
with an introduction by David Peifer, Professor of Mathematics,
University of North Carolina at Asheville
6 pm
Campbell 153

Rockburne will discuss her exhibition at The Fralin, A Gift of Knowing: The Art of Dorothea Rockburne, and David Peifer will give an overview of the life and work of mathematician Max Dehn, with whom Rockburne studied during her time at Black Mountain College.

October 22
ART21 Screening: Chicago
3–5 pm
Campbell 158

For its eighth season, ART21 engaged three exceptional documentary directors: three-time Academy Award nominee Deborah Dickson; MacArthur Foundation Fellow and Peabody Award-winner Stanley Nelson; and Emmy Award-winner Pamela Mason Wagner. The series provides unparalleled access to the most innovative artists of our time, revealing how artists engage the culture around them and how art allows viewers to see the world in new ways.

Ellen Bayard Weedon Lectures in the Arts of Asia

Thursday, October 27
Yamanaka Sadajirō's Buddha Heads: Fragmentation and Representation of the Chinese Buddhist Site Tianlongshan in Early Twentieth-century Collecting and Art History
by Gregory Levine
Associate Professor in the History of Art
University of California, Berkeley
6 pm
Campbell 153

Thursday, November 17
Korean Ceramics
by Beth McKillop
Former Deputy Director, Victoria and Albert Museum London
Co-sponsored with the East Asia Center
6 pm
Campbell 153

Ellen Bayard Weedon Lectures in the Arts of Asia