Events


The Institute offers a diverse array of public programs throughout the academic year. Programs include annual lecture series, special lectures, symposia, and conferences which cover an extensive range of time periods and genres.

All public programs take place at the Institute, at 1 East 78th Street, unless otherwise noted.

2016

January

January:
Friday, January 29, 2016, 6pm
China Project Workshop
Speaker:Julia Orell, Postdoctoral Fellow, Academia Sinica
will present on the German-language historiography of Chinese art
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February

Monday, February 8, 2016, 5:30pm
INTERNAL EVENT- La Dolce Villa! Student Projects at La Pietra
Speakers:
Joy Bloser & Bermet Nishanova, Various textile projects
Emily Cohen, Acton Library survey
Shannon Mulshine, Folded paper screen project
Harry DeBauche, Polychrome sculpture project
Christine Haynes, Outdoor stone sculpture project
Rebecca Gridley, Outdoor stone sculpture and gilded wooden lantern projects
Sarah Mastrangelo & Hae Min Park, Paintings survey and treatment projects

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 6pm
Daniel H. Silberberg Lecture Series
Speaker:Heghnar Watenpaugh, Associate Professor of Art History, University of California, Davis
Title: Palmyra 1915-2015: Historic Preservation, Urbanism, and Violence
RSVP required

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Digital Art History in Practice
Organized by the NYC Digital Art History group and hosted by the Institute of Fine Arts.
More information and a list of speakers
RSVP required

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6pm
Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series
Speaker:Timothy W. Pugh, Professor of Anthropology, Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
Title: Power and Planning in the Ancient Maya City
RSVP required

Friday, February 12, 2016, 6pm
New York Bronze Age Colloquium
Speaker: Lorenzo D'Alfonso, ISAW-NYU
Title: "New insights in Central Anatolia after the fall of the Hittite Empire: reconsidering the early stages of Phrygia and the Neo-Hittite polities"
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 6pm
Colloquium on Art in Spain and Latin America
Speaker: Ananda Cohen Suarez, Assistant Professor, Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University
Title: Painted Archives: Murals of Colonial Peru
RSVP required

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 6pm
Seminar on Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
Speaker: Sadie Pickup, Lecturer, Art and Architecture from Antiquity to the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Christie’s Education, London
Title: Aphrodite and her Footwear: Sandals & Slippers for a Goddess
RSVP required

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 6pm
Alumni Careers Panel

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6pm
Grey Art Gallery Modern Persian Art Symposium
Speakers: TBC
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Thursday, February 25, 2016, 6pm
Seminar on Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
Speaker: Zeev Weiss, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Title: Houses of the Wealthy in Roman and Late Antique Sepphoris
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March

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 6pm
NYU Curatorial Collaboration Panel Discussion
Panelists: TBC
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Friday, March 4, 2016, 6pm
Latin American Forum
Panel Discussion on the work of Antonio Dias
Panelists: TBD
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Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 6pm
Daniel H. Silberberg Lecture Series
Speaker:Andre Dombrowski
Title:Monet's Seascapes and the Tides of History
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Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6pm
Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series
Speaker: Richard Burger, Charles J. MacCurdy Professor of Anthropology, Yale University
Title: TBD
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Friday, March 11, 2016, 6pm
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium
Speaker: Joanne Murphy, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Title: Death in Bronze Age Pylos
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 6pm
Colloquium on Art in Spain and Latin America
Speaker:Nuno Senos
Title: TBD
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Friday, March 25, 2016, 6pm
China Project Workshop
Speaker: Jeffrey Moser, Assistant Professor, Dept. of History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
Speaker will assess the potential of skeumorphy as a conceptual device for integrating histories of Chinese bronze and ceramic manufacturing
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Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 6:30pm
Artists at the Institute
Speaker: Suzan Frecon
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Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6pm
Seminar on Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
Panelists:
Gregory Nagy, Harvard University
Dora Vassilikou, Athens Archaeological Society
Nanno Marinatos, University of Illinois-Chicago
Angelos Chaniotis, Princeton University
Ioannis Mylonopoulos, Columbia University
Michael Cosmopoulos, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Title:" Archaeological Discoveries that Changed Greek History: The Athens Archaeological Society"

April

Friday, April 1, 2016, 6pm
Great Hall Exhibitions Opening Event
Artist Charles Simonds in conversation with Richard Shiff
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