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The Mellon Foundation Lecture in Native American Art
6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14
Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and the OU School of Visual Arts present a public lecture by Kathleen Ash-Milby, Associate Curator at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Ash-Milby’s keynote talk, Native Art in the 21st Century: The Future is Now, will acknowledge both historic shifts and progress in the field, as well as challenges for the future. The lecture is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

 

Native American Art Studies Symposium
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15
Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and the OU School of Visual Arts present new scholarship on Indigenous museology, curatorial practice, and art history. Join us for a series of paper presentations from nationally-selected undergraduate and graduate students. Schedule and speakers TBA. The symposium is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

 

Still Looking
Jon Burris Lecture
7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20
Ellen and Richard L. Sandor Photography Gallery

Join photography dealer and curator Jon Burris as he presents Still Looking: The Sustainability of Collecting Photography, a lecture outlining the 40-year collecting practices of Carol Beesley Hennagin. Burris’s presentation will be followed by a complimentary, public reception.

 

Ticket to Ride: Artists, Designers, and Western Railways
Public Opening Lecture
Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium

Members at the Supporter level and higher may reserve seats for the lecture by exhibition curator Hadley Jerman, the Eugene B. Adkins Assistant Curator. Seating in the auditorium and overflow is expected to fill up quickly, so please call (405) 325-5990 to reserve your spot today!

Gallery Talks

Still Looking
Gallery Talk
1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18
Ellen and Richard L. Sandor Photography Gallery

Join Carol Beesley Hennagin as she leads a gallery talk through Still Looking.

 

Threshold With Me
Gallery Talk + Performance
1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16

Join OU Assistant Professor of Sculpture Daren Kendall as he leads a gallery talk through Threshold With Me, followed by a live performance in collaboration with ballet choreographer Boyko Dossev.

 

Ticket to Ride
Gallery Talk
1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13

Join FJJMA’s Eugene B. Adkins Assistant Curator Hadley Jerman as she leads a gallery talk through Ticket to Ride.