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Adult Lectures

Check out the list below for upcoming lectures at the CMA. Interested in viewing past lectures? Visit the YouTube playlist here.

See also our annual lecture series.

E.g., 02/23/2018
E.g., 02/23/2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
  • Tue., March 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
Special Exhibition Hall

Join Betsy Wieseman, Curator of European Paintings and Sculpture, 1500–1800, for an up-close look at some of the most magnificent displays of pageantry ever staged in the great cities of Europe.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Wed., January 31, 2018, 6:00 pm
  • Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:00 pm
Gallery 230

Join Curator of Photography Barbara Tannenbaum in an exploration of the six-decade-long career of this “photographer’s photographer.”

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Tue., February 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., March 20, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., April 24, 2018, 12:00 pm
Gallery 234

Associate Curator of European Art Cory Korkow explores how nature and history inspired this groundbreaking Victorian designer.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Wed., February 21, 2018, 6:00 pm
  • Wed., April 25, 2018, 6:00 pm
Gallery 101

Join Curator Emily J. Peters as she discusses the motivations and techniques behind prints and drawings made by German Expressionists in the early 20th century on view in Graphic Discontent.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • Tue., January 23, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., March 6, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., May 1, 2018, 12:00 pm
Gallery 101

Join Curator Emily J. Peters as she discusses the motivations and techniques behind prints and drawings made by German Expressionists in the early 20th century on view in Graphic Discontent.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 5:30pm
Hanging with Hestia Polyolbus (Giver of Blessings), Early Byzantine. First half of 6th Century. Wool. Washington, D.C., Dumbarton Oaks Museum
  • Wed., May 2, 2018, 5:30 pm
Recital Hall

The lecture aims to discuss how the Byzantines related, conceptually and with their bodies, to textiles and focuses on the latter category of soft furnishings with a particular attention to ideas that draw on the material properties of fabric.

Speaker: Gudrun Bühl, PhD Museum Director and Curator, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Tue., February 6, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., May 8, 2018, 12:00 pm
Gallery 230

Curator of Photography Barbara Tannenbaum leads an in-depth visual analysis of several key works by Weston.

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