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La Salle Universirty Art Museum receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

 

All Programs are free and open to the public



“History as a Verb: Dissolution, Memory, and the (Re) Education of Hung Liu”

Charles Desnoyers, PhD, Associate Professor of History at La Salle University,
November 6, 2014, 1-2 p.m., Holroyd Hall


Hung Liu Artist Talk

September 17, 2014 4-5 p.m.


Barbara Bullock Artist’s Talk

June 16, 6 p.m.


Lecture on economics in the U.S .in the 1930s and 40s

David George, Professor of Economics at La Salle University,
April 8, 2014, Holroyd Hall, Room 190, 1-2 p.m.


“Re/visioning American Scenes: The New Deal’s Short-Lived Quest for Cultural Democracy”

Sharon Musher, Associate Professor of History and Director of American Studies at the Richard Stockton College of
New Jersey
April 1, 2014, Holroyd Hall, Room 190, 1-2 p.m.


“Imagining Immigration: Images as Ideology”

Charles Gallagher, Professor and Chair of Sociology and Criminal Justice at La Salle University
March 27, 2014, Holroyd Hall, Room 190, 1-2 p.m.


Lecture by Paul Crenshaw, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Art History at Providence College and author of Rembrandt’s Bankruptcy: The Artist, his Patrons, and the Art World in Seventeenth–Century Netherlands (Cambridge University Press, 2006)

January 28, 1–2 p.m., 2014, Holroyd Hall, Room 190

Co–sponsored by the Department of Fine Arts


Curator’s introduction

by Associate Professor Susan Dixon, January 22, 2014, Olney 100, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Public reception, January 22, 2014, 5–7 p.m.


Jeff, artist’s talk

December 6, Olney 100, 1-2 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Fine Arts, and the Concerts and Lecture Series


“‘The Relation of the Individual to His Own Conscience’ Eastern State Penitentiary, Solitary Confinement, and Surveillance,”

Lecture by Annie Anderson, Historic Site Researcher at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
October 22, Holroyd 190, 1-2 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice, and Fine Arts and the American the Studies Program, the Greater Philadelphia Initiative, and the Concerts and Lecture Series


A Day of Art Conservation

Carmen Vendelin, Curator of Art, La Salle University Art Museum, art conservation lecture
October 1, 2013, Olney 100, 12:30-1:15 p.m.
Steven Erisoty, painting conservation treatment in the Gallery, Art Museum Renaissance Gallery
October 1, 2013, Art Museum Renaissance Gallery, 1:30-4 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Fine Arts and Chemistry and Biochemistry


“Piranesi's Visionary Realms: The Carceri in Context,”

Lecture by John Pinto, Ph.D., Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University
September 25, Holroyd 190, 1-2 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Fine Arts, and the Concerts and Lecture Series


6th Annual Art Faculty Exhibition Closing Reception

September 11, 2013, 12:30-1:30 p.m.


Emily Richardson Artist’s Talk

June 19, 2013, 6-7 p.m.


Strategic Ambiguity: The Obscure, Nebulous, and Vague in Symbolist Prints
  • Jan. 16: Public Reception, 5-7 pm, La Salle University Art Museum

  • Jan. 22: Curator's Introduction by Carmen Vendelin, Curator of Art, 12:30-1:30 pm, Holroyd Hall, Room 190

  • Jan. 30: Lecture by Marc Moreau, Ph.D., Chair of the Philosophy Department , 1-2 pm, Holroyd Hall, Room 190

  • Feb. 6: Lecture by Siobhan Conaty, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History, 1-2 pm, Holroyd Hall, Room 190

  • Feb. 20: Explorer Café, "Jumbling Perceptions: What is it like to have a multi-sensory experience of the arts?," 3-4 p.m., Holroyd Hall Atrium


Howard Tran Artist’s Talk

November 29, 2012, Olney Hall, room 100,
12:30-1:30 pm
Reception for the artist, September 19, 2012, 5-7 pm in the Art Museum

Co-sponsored and funded by the Department of Fine Arts, Multicultural and International Center, Cross Cultural Association, the Concert and Lecture Series, and the Diplomats in Residence Program.


"William Trost Richards, Landscape Painting, and the Business of Art in 19th century Philadelphia"

October 23, 2012, Holroyd Hall, room 190,
12:30-1:30 pm reception with refreshments to follow
Presentation by Anna Marley, Ph.D., Curator of Historical American Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Co-sponsored and funded by the Department of Fine Arts, American Studies, the Greater Philadelphia Initiative, the School of Business, and the Concert and Lecture Series.


Alexis McCarthy of Christies Auction House, "Art Collecting and the Art Market"

April 25, 1-2 p.m., Holroyd Hall, Room 390
Co-sponsored and funded by the The Concert and Lecture Series, The School of Business, and The Fine Arts Department.


Curator's Talk for Andy Warhol Exhibition

April 17, 1-2 p.m., Holroyd Hall, Room 190


Drepung Gomang Monks

April 10-13, 2012
Mandala sand painting. Diplomats-in-Residence Program. Made Possible through the Generosity of the Theodore Morrow Memorial Fund. Co-sponsored with the La Salle University Art Museum, the Multicultural and International Center, the South Asian Student Alliance, Connelly Library, and the Cross Cultural Association.


The Art of Appropriation

March 29, 2012, 12:30-2 p.m., Renaissance Gallery
An interactive event led by artist Jane Irish, Connelly Library Director John Baky, and La Salle University Art Museum Director Klare Scarborough


In Service to the Nation: Arts and Crafts in the Military

Presentation by Tara Tappert, PhD.
March 13, 2012, 1-2 p.m., Holroyd Hall, Room 390
Co-sponsored and funded by The Concert and Lecture Series, Connelly Library, and the Fine Arts Department


Jane Irish: War is Not What You Think

Artist’s talk, January 24, 1 p.m., Olney 100
Co-sponsored and funded by The Concert and Lecture Series, Connelly Library, the Fine Arts Department and Women’s Studies Program


Sarah Hunter: Collected Curiosities

Artist’s talk, November 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Renaissance Gallery


“Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit”

Lecture by Monica Zimmerman, Assistant Director of Museum Education, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

October 25, 2011, 1-2 p.m., Renaissance Gallery


Robert Cozzolino, Senior Curator and Curator of Modern Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA), “Sin and Cinema: Surrealists Tempted by Albert Lewin”

October 13, 3:30 p.m. lecture, followed by a screening of the film, The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947), at approximately 4:30 p.m., Holroyd 390


Fourth Annual Exhibition of Artwork by Faculty Artists

The artists will be available to talk about their work in the gallery Thursday, September 8, 2010 from 12:30-1:30 PM. Desserts and coffee will be served.


Moe Brooker: Intention and Improvisation

Opening reception, March 17, 5-7 PM

Artist’s talk, March 31, 12:30-1:30, Olney 100
Co-sponsored and funded by the Fine Arts Department and the Concert and Lecture Series


Benton Spruance: City Views

Public reception, February 10, 5-7 PM

Spruance/Germantown community event, February 10, 4-5 PM, Renaissance Gallery

Spruance in context, guest lecturer Doug Paschall,
March 3, 12:30-1:30 PM, Holroyd 290
Co-sponsored and funded by the Fine Arts Department and the Concert and Lecture Series


Sidney Goodman: Small Paintings

Opening reception, September 17, 5-7 PM

Artist's talk, October 12, 12:30-1:30 PM, Olney Hall, Room 100

The artist’s talk is cosponsored by the Department of Fine Arts and the La Salle Art Museum


Third Annual Exhibiton of Artwork by Faculty Artists

The artists will be available to talk about their work in the gallery Tuesday, September 7, 2010 from 12:30-1:30 PM.


Charles Willson Peale and His Family at Belfield

Opening Lecture, "To 'breathe a purer air': Charles Willson Peale's Belfield years, 1810-1821," by Carol Soltis, Philadelphia Museum of Art Project Associate Curator for the Peale Collection Catalogue

March 2, 2010, 3:30 PM, Dan Rodden Theater; Opening reception to follow, 5-7 PM

Cosponsored and funded by the Concert and Lecture Series, Fine Arts, American Studies, and the La Salle Art Museum


"Ordering the Cosmos:Charles Wilson Peale and the Philadelphia Museum," Robert McCracken Peck, Senior Fellow at the Academy of Natural Sciences

April 8, 2010, 12:30 PM, Dan Rodden Theater

This lecture is the Historic Germantown "Lunchtime Conversation" offering for April. Cosponsored and funded by the Concert and Lecture Series, Fine Arts, American Studies, the Philadelphia Center, the Celebration of Science, and the La Salle Art Museum

These programs are part of Historic Germantown’s Germantown WORKS, a year-long initiative highlighting the hard-working spirit of Germantown’s people throughout its 300 year. The Germantown WORKS project has been supported by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through the Heritage Philadelphia Program.


Li Qin Tan: Cold Heart / Warm Tech

Opening Reception, Thursday, January 21, 5-7 PM, Special Exhibitions Gallery

Artist's Talk, Friday, January 22, noon, Olney Hall, Room 100

Cosponsored and funded by the Concert and Lecture Series, Fine Arts, DART, and the La Salle Art Museum


Erika de Vries: Your Mother Is In The Basement

Opening Reception, Thursday, October 1, 5-7 PM, Special Exhibitions Gallery

Hands-on fabric dyeing workshop using natural plant colorants
Wednesday, November 11, 12:30 PM, Holroyd Hall, 3rd floor
Cosponsored and funded by the Concert and Lecture Series, Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry, Fine Arts, and the La Salle Art Museum

Explorer Cafe
Wednesday, November 11, 3 PM, Holroyd Hall Lobby

Artist's talk
Thursday, November 12, 12:30 PM, Art Museum, Renaissance Gallery
Cosponsored and funded by the Concert and Lecture Series, Women's Studies, Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry, and the La Salle Art Museum


Susan Moore, Second Skin: Drawings

Artist's talk, March 26, 2009, 12:30 PM.
Cosponsored and funded by the Concert and Lecture Series, Women's Studies, Fine Arts, and the La Salle Art Museum

Reception, March 27, 2009, 5-7 PM


“Revealing Garments: A Brief History of Women’s Underwear”
February 5, 2009, 3:30PM

Lecture by Kristina Haugland, Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Please note that this lecture will be held in Olney Room 100, Olney Hall.

Cosponsored and funded by the Concert and Lecture Series, Women's Studies, Fine Arts, and the La Salle Art Museum


James Hanes: A Retrospective

Reception for the artist, January 22, 2009, 5-7 PM


"Japan and the West"

Gallery Talk, November 21, 2008, 1 PM


Tom Judd, "The Collection"

Opening reception, September 19, 2008, 5-7:30 PM

Artist's Talk, October 16, 2008, 12:30-1:30 PM


Not so easy: Images of Middle-Class Men accosting Un-chaperoned Women on the Streets of Paris c. 1840s-1890s
Thursday, April 3, 2008, 6:15 PM

Carmen Vendelin, Assistant Curator of Art, La Salle University Art Museum and PhD Candidate, Rutgers University. Cosponsored by the Fine Arts and Foreign Languages Departments


Japanese Women
Performance Artists in New York
Thursday, March 27, 2008, 12:30 PM

Midori Yoshimoto, Assistant Professor of Art History and Gallery Director, New Jersey City University. Cosponsored by the Fine Arts Department and the Women Studies Program

Funded in part by the Concert and Lecture Series


Phrenology & Physiology in Daumier's Oeuvre
Thursday, March 20, 2008, 12:30 PM

Florence Quideau, Ph.D. Candidate, Rutgers University. Cosponsored by the Fine Arts and Foreign Languages Departments

Funded by the Concert and Lecture Series


Curator’s introduction to the exhibition, The Buffoonish Bourgeois: Caricatures and Satire of the Upper Middle-Class Businessman in 19th-century France*
Thursday, March 13, 2008, 12:30 PM

Carmen Vendelin, Assistant Curator of Art


Politics, Sex and Censorship
in France: 1830 – 1900*
Tuesday, March 11, 2008, 12:30 PM

Phillip Dennis Cate, Director Emeritus, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum
Cosponsored by the Fine Arts and Foreign Languages Departments

Funded by the Concert and Lecture Series


Jim Williams,
Tuesday, November 27, 2008, 12:30 PM

Artist's talk cosponsored by the Fine Arts Department and funded in part by the Concert and Lecture Series


Harriet Walker,
Friday, November 16, 2007, 12:30 PM*

"African Masks in the La Salle University Art Museum Collection," in conjunction with International Week and co-sponsored by the Leadership and Global Understanding Program. Funded in part by the La Salle University Concert and Lecture Series.


Wine and cheese reception for David McShane, Which One Are You?
Wednesday, October 17, 2007, 5-7 p.m.

co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program.


Drepung Gomang Monks
October 8-12, 2007

Mandala sand painting, co-sponsored by the Diplomats-in-Residence Program. Funded in part by the La Salle University Concert and Lecture Series.


David McShane, artist’s talk about Which One Are You?
Tuesday, October 2, 2007, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Funded by the La Salle University Concert and Lecture Series.



Erika deVries Artist's Talk
Tuesday, March 27, 2007, 6:30 p.m

In conjunction with Art Awareness Week and Women’s History Month, Brooklyn-based artist Erika deVries will be speaking about her work, Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. in the Renaissance Gallery. This event is free and open to the entire La Salle community and the general public.

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Demonstration of Islamic Calligraphy by Elinor Holland, who teaches The Arabic Calligraphy Workshop at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center in Washington DC.

February 15, 2007, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Renaissance Gallery


Sandra Camomile
artist's talk in conjunction with her solo exhibition
Tuesday, November 28th, 2006
12:30-1:30 in the Special Exhibitions Gallery
Open to the general public

Dede Young, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Neuberger Museum of Art at SUNY Purchase
will be talking about Sandra Camomile's work in conjunction with the exhibition, Too Old Too Long, at 12:30 PM on October 5, 2006. Open to the entire La Salle community and the general public; everyone is invited.