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  • George Kunhardt screening, spring 2017

    Conversation with George Kunhardt ‘09

    February 10, 2017
    Emmy Award-winning documentary producer and Wheaton alumnus George Kunhardt ’09 will discuss the art and practice of producing documentaries with a spotlight on his newest film, Becoming Warren Buffett, which will debut on HBO January 30. A screening of Becoming Warren Buffett will precede the discussion.
    Screening—Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts, 11:30 a.m.
    Discussion—Woolley Room, Mary Lyon Hall, 1:00 p.m. More »
  • VAP Ben Marlowe

    Life After College: Just Keep Swimming

    March 29, 2017
    Through the lens of his work, filmmaker Ben Marlowe shares candidly and honestly his examination of post-graduation life as an artist, and of the art world and how to find your place in it. With examples from his own experiences, Marlowe will home in on the crucial moments when creatives must locate themselves, pick a direction and simply keep moving forward.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts, 5:30 p.m. More »
  • Heuser Lecture, spring 2016

    Cabinets for Collections: From Wunderkammern to the Athenaeum—8th Annual Mary L. Heuser Lecture featuring Christopher Monkhouse

    April 21, 2016
    The Wheaton Friends of Art welcome Christopher Monkhouse, Eloise W. Martin Curator of European Decorative Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago, for a lecture exploring the history and design of masterwork cabinets for collections. Often as fascinating as the objects they were created to contain, these cabinets reproduce the Wunderkammer—the Renaissance “wonder-room”—in miniature form, magnifying the artistic and intellectual value of their contents. Of particular interest is the Providence Athenaeum’s tour-de-force Egyptian Elephant Folio Cabinet, conceived and executed in the 1830s by John Russell Bartlett and Frederick Catherwood.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts, 6:00 p.m. More »
  • VAP Sue Williamson

    Elephants in the Room: Four South African Women Artists Address Hidden Issues

    April 28, 2016
    South African artist and activist Sue Williamson presents a lecture about South Africa's emerging and mid-career women artists, with an emphasis on how each engages with a particular social problem.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts, 5:00 p.m. More »
  • VAPs Sally Yerkovich and Heather Kuruvilla

    From Stolen Art to Selling Art: Contemporary Challenges in Museum Ethics

    October 1, 2015
    Join anthropologist Sally Yerkovich and intellectual property lawyer Heather Hope Kuruvilla for a lecture and discussion on ethical and legal issues facing museums in the 21st century.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts, 5:00 p.m. More »