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Upcoming Programs at the Museum
  • Interchange 2022

    Interchange 2022

    Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 7:30 pm

    Interchange is an annual collaboration across all disciplines in the College of the Arts. It celebrates the spark that all the creative arts enkindle in one another. This year's Interchange will be presented in person and features a diverse showcase of faculty members performing in response to works of art in the Museum spaces. Please click the calendar date to complete your reservation for the Interchange 2022 program.

    Interchange 2022 Performers:

    • Marlon Burnley, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
    • Hernando Claros, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
    • Judith Cole, Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music
    • Autumn Eckman, Department of Dance
    • Billy Hawkains III, Department of Dance
    • Helen Kim, Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music
    • Charae Krueger, Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music
    • John Lawless, Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music
    • Lisa K. Lock, Department of Dance
    • April Munson, School of Art and Design
    • Nathan Munson, Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music
    • Margaret Pendergrass, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies


  • Mark Doty

    Mark Doty Virtual Poet Lecture and Reading

    Thursday, October 13, 7:00 pm, via Zoom

    Mark Doty will provide a reading and speak about his work, including the collaboration with artist Darren Waterston which is featured in the exhibition on view at the ZMA The Gravity of Beauty.

    Doty is the author of 11 books of poetry, including Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the National Book Award for poetry in 2008. He has also published five books of nonfiction prose, including The New York Times bestseller Dog Years and Still Life with Oysters and Lemon, an extended essay on 17th Century Dutch still life painting, objects, and intimacy. His work has been honored by the T.S. Eliot Prize, the National Book Critics Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, as well as by fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. A distinguished professor at Rutgers University, he lives in New York.

  • ZMA After Hours

    ZMA After Hours Fall 2022

    Friday, October 21, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

    The Zuckerman Museum of Art is pleased to offer an after-hours opportunity to connect with the art and ideas on view in the museum's spaces. Please visit the museum from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and enjoy special programming.

    From 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, join us for an onsite lecture with the Fall 2022 Windgate Foundation Artist-in-Resident, Donté Hayes.

    From 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm, the Edgewood String Quartet will perform for one night only during the presentation of a large-scale video work by artist team Hironaka & Suib projected on the museum's upper plaza exterior. Join us under the stars for an evening celebrating the arts in collaboration!


  • Barbara Takenaga

    Barbara Takenaga Virtual Artist Lecture

    Thursday, November 17, 7:00 pm, via Zoom

    Barbara Takenaga exhibiting artist in The Gravity of Beauty

    will share a presentation of her work and artistic practice. Takenaga is an abstract painter interested in images that can be read as both abstract and representational, microscopic, and cosmic. Recent solo exhibitions include DC Moore Gallery in NYC, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, a 20-year Survey at the Williams College Museum of Art, and wall installations at Space/42 of the Neuberger Museum and MASS MoCA.  Her recent 20-year survey was accompanied by an illustrated book, with an essay by curator Debra Bricker Balken and published by Delmonico Prestel in 2017.  She is a 2020 recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship and has work in many public and private collections.  Represented by DC Moore, Robischon Gallery, Pamela Salisbury, and by print publishers Shark’s Ink and Wingate Studio, her work has been reviewed in a variety of publications including the New York Times, Art in America, the New Yorker, Hyperallergic, and Art Critical.  Takenaga lives and works in New York City and was a professor at Williams College for many years.