All Programs are free and open to the public
Panel Discussion: "Border Crossings in the Borderlands"
With Dr. Lisa Jarvinen, La Salle University Associate Professor of History; Dr. Mey-Yen Moriuchi, La Salle University Assistant Professor of Art History; and Dr. Miguel Glatzer, La Salle University Associate Professor of Political Science.
April 5, 2016, April 12:30 p.m., Art Museum, Olney Hall (Lower Level)
Annual Archdiocese of Philadelphia High School Art Exhibition
Exhibition: April 11 – April 23, 2015 Community Art Gallery, Olney Hall (Lower Level)
“The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican People Portfolio”
by John Ittmann, Curator of Prints at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Peter Schneider, an independent scholar and collector of Mexican prints
Panel Discussion: "Border Crossings in Philadelphia"
With Dr. Sara Shuman, La Salle University Assistant Professor of Public Health; Tara Carr-Lemke, La Salle University Director of The Explorer Connection and Service-Learning; and other representatives to be determined.
April 21, 2016, 12:30 p.m., Art Museum, Olney Hall (Lower Level)
Art Angels Spring Celebration
May 15, 2015, 5–7 p.m., Art Museum, Olney Hall (Lower Level)
Explorer Café: “Art and Community: Do Artists and Museums have a Social Responsibility?”
by Miranda Clark–Binder, Curator of Education and Public Programs, and Mey–Yen Moriuchi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Art History at La Salle University
Artist's Talk by Paul Valadez
March 16, 2016, 4–5 p.m., Art Museum, Olney Hall (Lower Level)
Border Crossings Opening Reception
March 16, 2016, 5–7 p.m., Art Museum, Olney Hall (Lower Level)
Curators’ Introduction and opening reception for “Elizabeth Catlett: Art for Social Change” and “Mexican Prints of the Taller de Gráfica Popular”
March 11, 2015 Introduction, 4–5 p.m., Reception, 5–7 p.m., Art Museum, Olney Hall (Lower Level)
“The Art of Drawing in Courtly India”
by Ainsley M. Cameron, PhD, Assistant Curator of South Asian Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
“See (the Divine) as an Act of Love in Hindu traditions”
by Julie Regan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Asian Religions at La Salle University
Diane Pieri Artist Talk
January 29. 2015, 1–2 p.m., Holroyd 190
“Curators’ Introduction and opening reception for ‘Poetic Visions: Indian Art from the Permanent Collection’ and ‘Diane Pieri: Phases of the Sun’”
January 21, 2015, Introduction, 4–5 p.m., Reception, 5–7 p.m., Art Museum, Olney Hall (Lower Level)
“History as a Verb: Dissolution, Memory, and the (Re) Education of Hung Liu”
Charles Desnoyers, PhD, Associate Professor of History at La Salle University,
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,
“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
“Imagining Immigration: Images as Ideology”
Charles Gallagher, Professor and Chair of Sociology and Criminal Justice at La Salle University
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
by Associate Professor Susan Dixon, January 22, 2014, Olney 100, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Jeff, artist’s talk
December 6, Olney 100, 1-2 p.m.
“‘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
A Day of Art Conservation
Carmen Vendelin, Curator of Art, La Salle University Art Museum, art conservation lecture
“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
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
Howard Tran Artist’s Talk
November 29, 2012, Olney Hall, room 100,
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,
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
Curator's Talk for Andy Warhol Exhibition
April 17, 1-2 p.m., Holroyd Hall, Room 190
Drepung Gomang Monks
April 10-13, 2012
The Art of Appropriation
March 29, 2012, 12:30-2 p.m., Renaissance Gallery
In Service to the Nation: Arts and Crafts in the Military
Presentation by Tara Tappert, PhD.
Jane Irish: War is Not What You Think
Artist’s talk, January 24, 1 p.m., Olney 100
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
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,
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
Susan Moore, Second Skin: Drawings
Artist's talk, March 26, 2009, 12:30 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.
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
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
Funded by the Concert and Lecture Series
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
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 MonksOctober 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 TalkTuesday, 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 Camomileartist'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 Purchasewill 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.