The SPHERE SERIES: ART HISTORY LECTURES are monthly socials featuring Charlotte's most creative educators, academics and arts leaders. The casual and educational mini-courses focus on the cultural, political and historical context of a specific art movement led by an expert in the field. Museums, restaurants, bars and galleries! Professors, architects, artists and authors!
The class enrollment is full for the 2018-2019 program. Sphere Series will be offering a number of ‘open to the public’ lectures. Look for PUBLIC LECTURE in events.
PROGRAM TOPICS 2018-2019:
September — MODERN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, Perry Poole Architects
October — MEMORY & ARCHIVE: WHAT FOUND FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS SAY ABOUT BLACK VISUAL REPRESENTATION, Canadian photographer Zun Lee
November — 149 PAINTINGS YOU REALLY NEED TO SEE IN NORTH AMERICA (SO YOU CAN IGNORE THE OTHERS", International authors Stephen Grant and Julian Porter
December — WEST AFRICAN FACTORY PRINTED TEXTILES: HOW WOMEN USE THESE TEXTILES TO COMMUNICATE, Winthrop University Professor Dr. Alice Burmeister.
January — Berlin-based Iraqi ARTIST Hiwa K
February — BOOKS ARE DEAD. LONG LIVE BOOKS! Artist Brad Thomas
March — PERFORMANCE ART, Dr. Sudul Edwards and artist Jen Ray
April — ALL ART HAS BEEN CONTEMPORARY, UNCC Curator Adam Justice
May — THE ART OF COLLECTING