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2017 Calendar


The events calendar is subject to change.

January

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 6pm
Medieval Art Forum
Paul Lott Lecture: featuring Charles T. Little
Speaker: Charles T. Little, Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Title: The Art of Ivory in the Carolingian World: Assessing and Reassessing the Canon
RSVP Required

February

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 6pm
Intertwined: Opening Event and Panel
Speakers:
Josh Blackwell, Fiber artist; Professor, Bennington College
Julia Bland, artist
Susan Brown, Associate Curator of Textiles, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Samantha De Tillio, Assistant Curator, Museum of Arts and Design
RSVP Required

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 6pm
POSTPONED
Daniel H. Silberberg Lecture Series
Speaker: Brigid Doherty, Associate Professor of 20th Century Art, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University
RSVP required

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 5:30 pm
Summer Projects Series, La Dolce Villa! Student Conservation Projects at La Pietra
Speakers: Various
RSVP required

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 6pm
CANCELED
Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series
Speaker: Simon Martin, Senior Research Specialist, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
rsvp required

Friday, February 10, 2017, 6pm
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium
Speaker: Peter M. Fischer, Senior Professor, Professor Cypriote and Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Title: Hala Sultan Tekke, Cyprus, 1600–1150 BCE: The Rise and Fall of a Trade Metropolis

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 6pm
China Project Workshop
Speaker: Ellen Huang, University of California, Berkeley will speak on Jingdezhen porcelain makers' discoveries about surface, with examples from early Kangxi transitional wares and Qianlong double-layered vases
The discussion will be moderated by Lee Ambrozy, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
rsvp required

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 5:30 pm
Works in Progress
Speaker: Kent Minturn
This event is only open to the Institute's community

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 6pm
The Roberta and Richard Huber Colloquium on the Arts and Visual Culture of Spain and the Colonial Americas
Speaker: Julia McHugh
Title: Tapestries, Prints, and Private Libraries in Viceregal Peru
RSVP required

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6pm
Daniel H. Silberberg Lecture Series
Speaker: Yukio Lippit, Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Japanese Art; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University
RSVP required

Monday, February 27, 2017, 6pm
Samuel H. Kress Lecture
Speaker: Michael Gallagher, Sherman H. Fairchild Conservator in Charge in the Department of Paintings Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Title: Brokering Truths
We are no longer accepting RSVPs for this event
WATCH LIVE

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6pm
Artist at the Institute
Speaker: TBD

March

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 6pm
The Roberta and Richard Huber Colloquium on the Arts and Visual Culture of Spain and the Colonial Americas
Speaker: Amanda Wunder, Associate Professor of History, Lehman College, and Art History, CUNY Graduate Center
Title: Baroque Seville: Sacred Art in a Century of Crisis
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Friday, March 3, 2017, 6pm
China Project Workshop
Speaker: Guo Jue, Barnard College will speak on Baoshan Tomb 2 and Chu culture in the fourth century BCE
The discussion will be moderated by Lillian Tseng, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU
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Monday, March 6, 2017, 6pm
Guest Lecture: Ridha Moumni
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 6pm
Daniel H. Silberberg Lecture Series
Speaker: Ben Lerner
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 6pm
Judith Praska Distinguished Visiting Professors in Conservation and Technical Studies Lecture
Speaker: Thea B. van Oosten, Judith Praska Distinguished Visiting Professor
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Thursday, March 9, 2017, 6pm
Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series
Speaker: Jeffrey Quilter, William and Muriel Seabury Howells Director, Peabody Museum
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6pm
AAMC Panel Discussion
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 5:30pm
Works in Progress
Speaker: Margaret H. Ellis
This event is only open to the Institute's Community

Friday, March 24, 2017, 6pm
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium
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Monday, March 27, 2017, 6pm
Guest Lecture
Speaker: Jean-Marie Guillouët, Professor, Université de Nantes
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:30pm
Artists at the Institute
Artist: Nicole Eisenmann, artist
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6pm
NYU Curatorial Collaboration
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Friday, March 30, 2017, 6pm
Great Hall Exhibition Opening Event
Artist: Lucy Kim
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Friday, March 31, 2017, 6pm
China Project Workshop
Speaker: Sophie Volpp, Department of East Asian Languages and Literature; Department of Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
| The discussion will be moderated by Michele Matteini, Department of Art History and Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
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April

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6pm
The Great Hall Display Case Exhibition Series
Artists Talk with Institute Alumna and Curator, Lisa Banner
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 5:30pm
Works in Progress
Speaker: Matt Hayes
This event is only open to the Institute's Community

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6pm
Spotlight on New Talents
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Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6pm
Guest Speaker
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Monday, April 10, 2017, 6pm
Guest Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Ingo Herklotz, Professor, Philipps Universität Marburg
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Tuesday, April 12, 2017, 6pm
Jean-Louis Cohen and Craig Miller in Conversation
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Friday, April 14th, 2017 6pm
ISLAA - Graduate Student Symposium
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Saturday, April 15th, 2017 10am
ISLAA - Graduate Student Symposium part II
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6pm
Guest Lecture: Dimitri Laboury
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 5:30 pm
Works in Progress
Speaker: Michele Marincola
This event is only open to the Institute's community

Friday, April 21, 2017, 2pm
IFA-Frick Symposium
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Friday, April 21, 2017, 7pm
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:30pm
Works in Progress
Speaker: Dipti Khera
This event is only open to the Institute's community

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6pm
Walter W.S. Cook Annual Lecture
Speaker: Nadine Orenstein, Drue Heinz Curator in Charge, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6pm
Daniel H. Silberberg Lecture Series
Speaker: Lynne Cooke, Senior Curator, Special Projects in Modern Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
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Friday, April 28, 2017, 6pm
China Project Workshop
Speaker: Lü Pengliang, Bard Graduate Center and The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Speaking on Yuan dynasty bronzes
Moderated by Jonathan Hay, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

May

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 5:30pm
Works in Progress
Speaker: Matt Worsnick
This event is only open to the Institute's community

Friday, May 5, 2017, 6pm
China Project Workshop
Speaker: Yu-chih Lai, Academia Sinica
Speaking on the encounter between Chinese baimiao "plain-line" painting and European drawing.
The discussion will be moderated by Michele Matteini, Department of Art History and Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
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