Lecture Series – Motion Pictures: The World’s Most Collaborative Art Form

With the possible exception of constructing a medieval cathedral, there is no more collaborative art form than a studio-made motion picture. Besides all the actors on the screen, there are hundreds – even thousands – of artists and artisans behind the scenes writing, composing, painting, sculpting, decorating, orchestrating, editing, coaching, cooking, dubbing, sewing, lighting…you name […]

Back-Chat 4: Longevity: We Still Have Something To Say!

Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI) welcomes the public to register for Back-Chat, an online quarterly series of socially relevant artist talks that recount the experiences of artists who have benefitted from the programs and support of DVCAI since 1996. Part of DVCAI’s Caribbean Crossroads Series, this forum is dedicated to conversations with curators, artists, […]

Island City Stage Presents a Behind the Red Curtain Free Public Forum: “Black Men Speak: The Impact of HIV on the Black Community”

HIV activist and “Busting Stigma” author Jesse Brooks will address the social issues of being African American, gay and HIV positive during “Black Men Speak: The Impact of HIV on the Black Community,” Island City Stage’s last Behind the Red Curtain public forum of its 10th anniversary season. This free forum precedes the South Florida […]

The Art of Paper: From the Holy Land to the Americas  

Caroline Fowler, Starr Director of the Research and Academic Program, Clark Art Institute, tells the history of paper related to artists’ workshops, exploring how paper shaped the transmission of ideas between the 13th and 16th centuries. Fowler also discusses how artworks shared across cultures impacted Dürer and Rembrandt. Stiller Auditorium Space is limited: tickets available […]

A Closer Look: Cy Twombly  

This summer, A Closer Look focuses on artworks in A Remarkable Gathering: The Fisher Landau Family Collection. Join Kate Faulker, Director of Public Programs, to discuss Cy Twombly’s two paintings, and his innovations that expanded the vocabulary of Abstract Expressionism. Museum Admission / Members FREE

Lecture / Years of Glass: Collecting a New Medium    

William Warmus, Fellow and former Curator of Modern Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass, explores forty years of collecting glass at the Norton, from its dramatic use in the 20th century by artists like Dale Chihuly, to its avid adoption in the 21st by the fine art world, including artists Olafur Eliasson and Rob […]

A Closer Look

Museum Education staff host live in-person sessions in the galleries that explore single works of art from the collection. Join Kate Faulkner, Director of Public Programs, for an exploration of the work Untitled, (Who is free to choose?) by conceptual artist, Barbara Kruger. Discuss the artist’s practice which addresses cultural constructions of power, identity, and […]