Events Calendar

Events are free and take place in a variety of locations and formats. The Museum is committed to accessibility for all visitors. Our efforts are ongoing. To request an accommodation for an upcoming event, please contact the Museum in advance at spencerart@ku.edu or 785.864.4710.

February 29

Performance

DISPLACEMENT AND IDENTITY: THE FACES OF ODYSSEUS

5:30PM – 7PM
Spencer Museum of Art

Who is Odysseus, also known as Ulysses? The most fascinating Greek hero is also the most difficult to know. Go on a journey through the Spencer's galleries to understand this character, enhanced by readings and performances by students and faculty representing classics, theatre and dance, and music.

March 23

Performance

GOLDENBERG DUO

2PM – 3PM
Spencer Museum of Art, Perkins Central Court

Siblings Susan Goldenberg, violin, and William Goldenberg, piano, present a concert of classical music featuring works by Black composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Florence Price. William will play the Museum's Bechstein grand piano. Susan is a violinist with the Kansas City Symphony and William is a distinguished professor of piano at Northern Illinois University.

Sponsored By: Kansas City Symphony Community Connections Initiative (CCI), Spencer Museum of Art

May 09

Performance

Q&A WITH JOHN BROWN

6:30PM – 7:30PM
Spencer Museum of Art

Local John Brown impersonator Kerry Altenbernd visits the Spencer Museum on John Brown’s birthday to answer questions about the abolitionist’s time in Kansas, including events featured in the exhibition “Jacob Lawrence and the Legend of John Brown.”