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Monique Meloche | Fictional Frameworks

November 16, 2020
Monique Meloche | Fictional Frameworks

Monique Meloche is a prominent Chicago dealer of contemporary art and founder of the Monique Meloche Gallery. A native of Windsor, Ontario, she received a Masters degree in Art History and Theory from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and worked at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago before beginning a career in […]

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November 16, 2020
Irene Lusztig | Empathy in the Archives

Irene Lusztig is a filmmaker, visual artist, archival researcher, and amateur seamstress. Her film and video work mines old images, technologies, and objects to reanimate forgotten and neglected histories. Often rooted in rigorous archival research, her work brings historical materials into conversation with the present day, inviting viewers to contemplate larger questions of politics, ideology, […]

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July 9, 2020
Meet the Ulrich Interns

Every academic year, the Ulrich welcomes students into our Mary Joan Waid and Kouri Internship programs to gain experience in curatorial and educational research, writing, and curriculum development. This presentation is one of their projects. Don’t miss out. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
John Edwin Mason on Gordon Parks and Muhammad Ali

John Edwin Mason, The Latest and Truest World: Gordon Parks and Muhammad Ali This talk explores the special relationship between Gordon Parks and Muhammad Ali. Parks photographed the heavyweight champion for two separate Life magazine photo-essays. The time that they spent together allowed a friendship to grow. It was built in part on an almost familial […]

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July 9, 2020
Clive Smith

Clive Smith was educated as an artist first in the U.K. at Kingston Polytechnic and then at the Art Students League in New York City, where he has resided since 1988. His work is held in several public collections, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and the National Portrait Gallery […]

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July 9, 2020
'Last Night at the Lobster'

Last Night at the Lobster by Steward O'Nan Delve into a discussion with Beth Golay, host of KMUW’s podcast Marginalia, on this poignant and redemptive story set in the workaday world. Visit our program partner, Watermark Books, for your copy today. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
UPDATE: Zhang Huan

The Ulrich Museum of Art will not have an artist talk with Zhang Huan on Tuesday evening, October 27, as originally planned. Huan, who is working on a project in a remote part of China with extremely limited access to wifi, sends his regrets. In his place, however, he has sent six video shorts selected […]

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July 9, 2020
Dr. Stephanie Danker: Contemporary Curriculum Ideas Inspired by Gordon Parks

Stephanie Danker, Associate Professor of Art Education at Miami University (OH), will discuss how her university students focused on photographs by Gordon Parks from the Ulrich Collection to envision theme-based art activities and discussion questions for K-12 audiences. Further connections to contemporary artists who reference historical documentary photographs for activism will be made. Registration is […]

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July 9, 2020
Larry Schwarm

Wichita artist Larry Schwarm will join us from his studio and home to talk about his past and current projects, including his photographs of controlled agricultural burning in the Flint Hills. The billboard with Schwarm’s work goes on view in September at 4355 S. K-15. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
'A Girl is a Body of Water'

A Girl is a Body of Water by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Delve into a discussion with Beth Golay, host of KMUW’s podcast Marginalia, on this powerful portrait of a young Ugandan girl and her family. Visit our program partner, Watermark Books, for your copy today. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Terry Evans

Chicago-based artist Terry Evans is known for her photographs of the people and landscapes of rural America and the Great Plains, particularly her native Kansas. The billboard with Evans’ work goes on view in August at 1101 N. West Street. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation in Montana, conveys both humorous and poignant socio-political Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation in Montana, conveys both humorous and poignant socio-political commentary through her complex paintings and prints. The billboard with Smith’s work is currently on […]

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July 9, 2020
Eames Demetrios

Eames Demetrios,  Director of the Eames Office, Artist, and Filmmaker, lives in Los Angeles, California. He is known in the design world for his work as director of the Eames Office, spearheading the successful re-discovery of the Charles and Ray Eames design heritage by new generations. The mission of the Eames Office is communicating, preserving, […]

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July 9, 2020
Eugenie Tsai

Eugenie Tsai is the John and Barbara Vogelstein Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York. In 2015, she curated Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, which was accompanied by a lavishly illustrated catalog on the artist’s career; in 2020, she also curated the installation titled Jacques-Louis David Meets Kehinde Wiley. […]

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July 9, 2020
Registrar Jo Cox

Meet the Ulrich’s new Registrar, Jo Cox, for an examination of early abstraction that seeks to bring artist Hilma af Klint into that conversation. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Gajin Fujita

Los Angeles-based artist Gajin Fujita’s large-scale paintings merge graffiti, from his beginnings with K2S crew in his home of Boyle Heights, with traditional Japanese mythical figures, ukiyo-e woodcuts, and pop culture imagery. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
'Running with Sherman'

Author Christopher McDougall will join Beth Golay, host of KMUW’s podcast Marginalia, to discuss his latest book, Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero. Visit our program partner, Watermark Books, for your copy today. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Hank Willis Thomas with Dr. Deborah Willis

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to perspective, identity, media, and popular culture. He is also the co-founder of For Freedoms, a platform for creative civic engagement, discourse, and direct action. Willis' I Am a Man is featured in the Ulrich + Artists + You Community Billboard Project July […]

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July 9, 2020
'Gilead: A Novel'

Delve into a discussion with Beth Golay, host of KMUW’s podcast Marginalia, on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Marilynne Robinson. Visit our program partner, Watermark Books, for your copy today. Registration is required.

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July 9, 2020
Race and Parenting: Finding a Way to Move Forward. *NOTE: This program has been rescheduled. New date TBD.

How are race and parenting interwoven in your home? Join us for an open dialogue for parents in the community from different ethnic and racial backgrounds about how we talk to our kids about race, racism and identity. Registration is required.

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