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.

May 26

Talk

SENIOR SESSION THE LEOPARD HUNT AND RELATED TAPESTRIES

10:15AM – 11AM
Spencer Museum of Art, 318 Brosseau Learning Center

Embrace the Renaissance love of collecting and the pursuit of knowledge through a richly woven tapestry in the Museum’s collection. Spencer Intern Sadie Arft unravels the density of details within The Leopard Hunt, from architecture and ruins to plants, animals, and figures, and discusses other examples of hunting and game park tapestries like the Met’s famed Hunt for the Unicorn. Senior sessions are designed for older adults but open to everyone.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

June 09

Talk

SENIOR SESSION LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF ACCESS

10:15AM – 11AM
Spencer Museum of Art, 318 Brosseau Learning Center

The American Dream, healthcare, ancestral knowledge, economic opportunity, and safe and affordable housing—who can access these resources and who cannot? Join Spencer graduate interns to explore this question with a special installation in our Brosseau Center. Senior Sessions are designed with accommodations for older adults, but open to all.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

July 14

Talk

SENIOR SESSION EMMY KLINKER AND GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST NETWORKS

10:15AM – 11AM
Spencer Museum of Art, 318 Brosseau Learning Center

Join Spencer Deputy Director Celka Straughn to learn about the art and life of Emmy Klinker, with a focus on her painting in the exhibition Debut. Thanks to gifts from Anna Bloch, the Spencer Museum’s collection includes several works by Klinker, a student and colleague of Albert Bloch, who founded the KU Visual Art Department. Senior Sessions are designed with accommodations for older adults, but open to all.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art