Events

Upcoming Events

  • Erin Jane Nelson

    Last Wednesday Lunch: Erin Jane Nelson

    October 28th
    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

    Last Wednesday lunch is a monthly, half-hour lecture series offering visitors a digestible opportunity to connect with art and ideas on display at the Zuckerman Museum of Art. Each event will take place from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm and will feature a new guest speaker. 

    Erin Jane Nelson is a native Atlantan who received her BFA from The Cooper Union in New York in 2011. Recent solo exhibitions include: כינהש (Shekinah), Chapter NY; Her Deepness at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and Psychopompopolis at DOCUMENT, Chicago. Her work has recently been featured in group exhibitions at La Galerie, centre d’art contemporain, Noisy-le-Sec, France; Deli Gallery, Brooklyn; Van Doren Waxter, New York; and Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich. Recent museum acquisitions of her work are currently included in Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950-2019 at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Other.Worldly at the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. She was named one of Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" in Arts and Culture in 2019 and is a 2020 recipient of the Rabkin Award for Arts Journalism. In addition to her art practice, she is the Director of Burnaway.org. 

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    Anthony Goicolea: New Visions 2021 Lecture

    November 6th
    12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Join us for a special virtual lecture with Anthony Goicolea, the selected juror for the inaugural New Visions 2021 annual juried student exhibition. The hour-long virtual lecture will feature a presentation by the artist alongside Zuckerman Museum of Art, Director of Curatorial Affairs, Cynthia Nourse Thompson. 

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      Last Wednesday Lunch: Art as Activism

      November 19th
      12:30 - 1:00 pm

      Last Wednesday lunch is a monthly, half-hour lecture series offering visitors a digestible opportunity to connect with art and ideas on display at the Zuckerman Museum of Art. Each event will take place from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm and will feature a new guest speaker.

      This month we will hear from members of CIFAL Atlanta and their Distinguished Student Ambassador team about the creation of the exhibition Art as Activism: Social Justice and Sustainability. The exhibition is on display in the Fine Arts Gallery November 11th - 20th, 2020.

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        Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

        Thursday, November 19th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

        Location: online, link provided to registered guests

        The Zuckerman Museum of Art and the KSU Interdisciplinary Studies Department co-sponsor an ongoing series of book discussions open to the campus community. A title is selected to serve as a springboard for discussion of important issues currently relevant to both groups. The next book club will meet virtually on November 19, 2020 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. A link to the online location will be forwarded to those who register. The first 25 guests to rsvp will receive a free copy of the book!

        The book to be discussed in our next book club is Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Dr. Kimmerer is Associate Professor of Environmental and Forest Biology at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She is the author of numerous scientific articles, and the book Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses. She is Potawatomi and combines her heritage with her scientific and environmental passions.


       


       

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