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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., 03/26/2019
E.g., 03/26/2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Wed., March 27, 2019, 5:00 pm
Recital Hall

Throughout history, art has served as an agent of change. During the 19th and 20th centuries, several artists played significant roles in efforts to preserve the wilderness of the American landscape, as it was disappearing rapidly.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:30 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
Transformer Station

Enjoy a guided tour of a new site-specific installation featuring an array of vibrantly colored and densely textured figurative sculptures, masks, and costumes informed by the artist’s experience of Mexican cultural traditions. Limit 25. Free; registration required.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:30 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
Transformer Station

Enjoy a guided tour of a new site-specific installation featuring an array of vibrantly colored and densely textured figurative sculptures, masks, and costumes informed by the artist’s experience of Mexican cultural traditions. Limit 25. Free; registration required.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Tue., April 2, 2019, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., April 30, 2019, 12:00 pm
Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Gallery

A curator-led series of gallery talks, each focusing on a different section of Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950.

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:30 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
Transformer Station

Enjoy a guided tour of a new site-specific installation featuring an array of vibrantly colored and densely textured figurative sculptures, masks, and costumes informed by the artist’s experience of Mexican cultural traditions. Limit 25. Free; registration required.

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:30 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
Transformer Station

Enjoy a guided tour of a new site-specific installation featuring an array of vibrantly colored and densely textured figurative sculptures, masks, and costumes informed by the artist’s experience of Mexican cultural traditions. Limit 25. Free; registration required.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Tue., April 9, 2019, 12:00 pm
  • Wed., April 10, 2019, 6:00 pm
  • Tue., May 7, 2019, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., May 14, 2019, 12:00 pm
  • Wed., June 12, 2019, 6:00 pm
  • Tue., June 18, 2019, 12:00 pm
Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Learn about the “way of the kami” in this series of talks led by Sinéad Vilbar in the exhibition Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art. Find out who the kami are, how they are worshiped, and the artistic creations they inspired.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Tue., April 9, 2019, 12:00 pm
  • Wed., April 10, 2019, 6:00 pm
  • Tue., May 7, 2019, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., May 14, 2019, 12:00 pm
  • Wed., June 12, 2019, 6:00 pm
  • Tue., June 18, 2019, 12:00 pm
Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

Learn about the “way of the kami” in this series of talks led by Sinéad Vilbar in the exhibition Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art. Find out who the kami are, how they are worshiped, and the artistic creations they inspired.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:30 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
Transformer Station

Enjoy a guided tour of a new site-specific installation featuring an array of vibrantly colored and densely textured figurative sculptures, masks, and costumes informed by the artist’s experience of Mexican cultural traditions. Limit 25. Free; registration required.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., March 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:30 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 2:00 pm
  • Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:00 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
  • Thu., April 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
Transformer Station

Enjoy a guided tour of a new site-specific installation featuring an array of vibrantly colored and densely textured figurative sculptures, masks, and costumes informed by the artist’s experience of Mexican cultural traditions. Limit 25. Free; registration required.

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