Palmer Museum of Art announces fall 2015 gallery talks

September 15, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa -- The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State invites everyone to stop by the museum this semester to explore the current exhibitions on view and participate in these engaging conversations led by museum curators and guest speakers. All talks begin at 12:10 p.m.

"You Have to See This: Abstract Art from the Permanent Collection"
Friday, Sept. 18
Sarah K. Rich, associate professor of art history

"Mining the Store II"
Friday, Sept. 25
Patrick McGrady, Charles V. Hallman Curator

"Archipenko: A Modern Legacy"
Friday, Oct. 9
Maria Elena Versari, visiting professor of art, Carnegie Mellon University

"You Have to See This: Abstract Art from the Permanent Collection"
Friday, Oct. 23
Theresa Cunningham, Karly Etz, and Keri Mongelluzzo, graduate students in art history

"Here and Queer: LGBT Artists in the Collection of the Palmer Museum of Art" in celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of Penn State’s Commission on LGBT Equity
Friday, Oct. 30
Dana Carlisle Kletchka, curator of education

Curator’s Choice
"Abstract Thinking: Esphyr Slobodkina and Ilya Bolotowsky"
Friday, Nov. 13
Joyce Robinson, curator

"1917 Revolution in the Arts: Burliuk, Stravinsky, and Archipenko"
Friday, Dec. 4
Maureen Carr, distinguished professor of music

Exhibitions on view at the Palmer Museum of Art this fall are "Mining the Store II: American Drawings and Watercolors from the Permanent Collection," which runs Aug. 25 through Dec. 13, "You Have to See This: Abstract Art from the Permanent Collection," which runs Sept. 1 through Dec. 6, and "Archipenko: A Modern Legacy," which runs Sept. 22 through Dec. 13.

"Archipenko: A Modern Legacy" was organized by International Arts & Artists of Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the Archipenko Foundation.

International Arts & Artists
IMAGE: International Arts & Artists

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. 

  • The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State is located on Curtin Road and admission is free. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays and some holidays.

    Fall 2015 gallery talks at the Palmer will take place on Sept. 18 and 25; Oct. 9, 23, and 30; Nov. 13; and Dec. 4.

    IMAGE: Penn State
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    Esphyr Slobodkina, "Monochrome in Gray," c. 1942, oil on Masonite. Purchased with funds provided by the Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art, 2015.30. © The Slobodkina Foundation.

    IMAGE: © The Slobodkina Foundation.
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Last Updated September 16, 2015