Palmer Museum of Art announces Judy Chicago Gallery Conversations

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Palmer Museum of Art is presenting the exhibition "Surveying Judy Chicago: Five Decades" through May 11 and hosting conversations led by various Penn State faculty members.

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, curator of education, will lead a Judy Chicago Gallery Conversation titled "Feminism(s) in the Gallery" at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24.

Karen Keifer-Boyd, professor of art education and women’s studies, will lead a Judy Chicago Gallery Conversation titled "Futures of Feminist Pasts" at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.

Wanda Knight, associate professor of art education and women’s studies, will lead a Judy Chicago Gallery Conversation titled "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Finest of Them All?: D(EVALUATION) of Black Female Beauty"
 at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.

Susan Russell, associate professor of theater, will lead a Judy Chicago Gallery Conversation titled "The Vagina Dialogues" at 12:10 p.m. Friday, March 21.

Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, associate professor of English and women's studies, will lead a Judy Chicago Gallery Conversation titled "Judy Chicago and the Promise of Utopia
on" at 12:10 p.m. Friday, April 11.

Gabeba Baderoon, assistant professor of women’s studies and African and African-American studies, will lead a Judy Chicago Gallery Conversation titled "The Conversation Around the Table: Feminist Art and the Transnational" at 12:10 p.m. Friday, April 18.



The Judy Chicago events are co-sponsored by the Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State School of Visual Arts, the Institute for Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Architecture Office of Research, The Eberly Family Special Collections Library in the University Libraries, Penn State School of Visual Arts John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series, HUB-Robeson Galleries, Women’s Studies Program, Department of Art History, Through the Flower and National Art Education Association Women’s Caucus.

The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State is located on Curtin Road and admission is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. The museum is closed Mondays and some holidays. Reduced hours over spring break are noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, through Sunday, March 16. The museum is closed Monday, March 10, and Sunday, April 20.

The Palmer Museum of Art 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.

For more information or to request images, contact Jennifer Feehan, coordinator of membership and public relations, at 814-863-9182 or jenfeehan@psu.edu.

 

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Last Updated January 21, 2014