Events
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From Concrete to Filigree
Exploring Diasporic Identity through Material Culture
Michelle Joan Wilkinson
January 25, 2022
Materialities of Ancient American Books
Paper and Other Flayed Skins
Barbara E. Mundy
January 26, 2022

Esplendor y Lucimiento
Mirrors and Triumphal Language in Eighteenth-Century Quito
Isabel Oleas-Mogollón
January 27, 2022
February 2022
But She’s Wearing It Backwards
Understanding and Misunderstanding an Eighteenth-Century Mexican Court Gown
James Middleton
February 3, 2022

Penned by Encounter
Central Africans, Capuchin Friars, and…
Cécile Fromont
February 8, 2022
The King’s Rollodex
Sonja Drimmer
February 9, 2022

Sugar, Silver and the Bourbon…
The Françoise and Georges Selz…
Sarah R. Cohen
February 10, 2022
Artist-in-Residence Talk
Jazmine Catasús
February 15, 2022

Rarities and Slavery in the…
Claudia Swan
February 15, 2022
Puppets, Objects, and Modernity
“The Thing That Isn’t There”
John T. Bell
February 16, 2022

Reckoning with Erasure
Lissy Mineo-Gonzalez
February 18, 2022
Fatimid Wood Networks
Production, Consumption, Circulation
Ariel Fein
February 21, 2022

Blackboards, Illustrations, and Models
The Materiality of Higher Education…
Mordechai Feingold
February 22, 2022
Indigenous Theories of Indigenous Arts in Transition
Art as Whakapapa (Genealogy) and…
Conal McCarthy
February 22, 2022
March 2022
Rebuilding the City of Ceramic:…
The Françoise and Georges Selz…
Charlotte Vignon
March 1, 2022
It Is, Indeed, a Sister’s…
The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond…
Mia L. Bagneris
March 2, 2022

MacArthur x BGC
What is Conservation?
Jeffrey Gibson, Sendhil Mullainathan, Marla Spivak, Campbell McGrath
March 2, 2022
The Color of Modernism
Paints, Pigments and the Transformation…
Deborah Ascher Barnstone
March 14, 2022

Museum Affordances
Colonial Collections, Decolonial Possibilities
Paul Basu
March 16, 2022
Symposium—Horowitz Book Prize
Honoring Bess Williamson’s Accessible America:
March 18, 2022

The Current State of Archaeology in China
Lothar von Falkenhausen
March 22, 2022

Symposium—High Availability
Museums’ Digital Response During the Pandemic
March 25, 2022
How Can a Gathering of…
Experimenting with Reinhart Koselleck’s Material Estate
Lisa Regazzoni
March 28, 2022

Heavenly Pearls: Nature, Religion, and…
The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond…
Mónica Domínguez Torres
March 29, 2022
The Past and Its Objects
History, Memory, and the Museum
Jyotirmaya Sharma
March 30, 2022
April 2022
Design Anthropology
Industrial Design and the Project of Post-War Development
Alison J. Clarke
April 5, 2022
Africa’s Struggle for its Art
History of a Postcolonial Defeat 1965-1985
Bénédicte Savoy
April 13, 2022

Lichtenberg’s Knife: A Few Reflections on Conservation
Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Carlo Ginzburg
April 19, 2022
Making Ornamental Africa: An Enlightenment Process
The Iris Foundation Awards Lecture
Anne Lafont
April 26, 2022

MacArthur x BGC
What is Conservation?
Annette Gordon-Reed, Lauren Redniss, Danielle Bassett, Stanley Nelson
April 27, 2022
May 2022
Symposium—Conservation Thinking in Japan and India
Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
May 6–7, 2022
Symposium—Richard Tuttle
What Is the Object?
May 13, 2022

MacArthur x BGC
What is Conservation?
Ubaldo Vitali, Emily Wilson, Beth Shapiro
May 18, 2022