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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., 06/21/2018
E.g., 06/21/2018
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Fri., July 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Fri., August 10, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Wed., September 19, 2018, 12:00 pm
Focus Gallery and Gallery 101

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., with Emily Liebert, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art
Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., with Reto Thüring, Curator of Contemporary Art

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Fri., July 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Fri., August 10, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Wed., September 19, 2018, 12:00 pm
Focus Gallery and Gallery 101

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., with Emily Liebert, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art
Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., with Reto Thüring, Curator of Contemporary Art

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Fri., July 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Fri., August 10, 2018, 12:00 pm
  • Wed., September 19, 2018, 12:00 pm
Focus Gallery and Gallery 101

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., with Emily Liebert, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art
Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., with Reto Thüring, Curator of Contemporary Art

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Wed., October 17, 2018, 5:30 pm
Recital Hall

For any work of art, the view of the object at rest is a snapshot of the extant state of theological and political affairs surrounding the given image.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Wed., November 7, 2018, 5:30 pm
Recital Hall

As political unrest seethed in late Republican Rome, a series of violent acts were perpetrated against well-known public and private buildings by the citizens and their elected representatives, the tribunes of the plebs.

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Fri., December 7, 2018, 5:30 pm
Gartner Auditorium

This presentation explores a number of paintings of the Prophet Muhammad produced in Persian and Turkish lands from the fourteenth century to the modern day. Ranging from veristic to abstract, these images represent Muhammad’s individual traits, primordial luminosity, and veiled essence.