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Topics and Themes: Conferences and Workshops

Crossing Boundaries

• Kress Digital Publishing Symposium

Archive of Past Conferences and Workshops

2016 Calendar

September

Thursday, September 8, 2016, 6:00 PM
Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series
Speaker: Anna Blume, Professor, State University of New York, FIT
Title: Ancient Architecture in the Mississippi Valley: Monumentality Seen and Unseen
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Thursday, September 15, 2016, 6:00 PM
Freedom as Form
Speakers: Nandipha Mntambo and Gavin Jantjes
This event will be broadcast live
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Monday, September 19, 2016, 6:00 PM - AT MoMA
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Pip Laurenson, Head of Collection Care Research, Tate, London, UK
Title: Can Artworks Live in a Museums Collection?
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Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:30 PM
Artists at the Institute
Artist: Leslie Hewitt
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 6:00 PM
Archaeological Research at Selinunte
Speaker: Clemente Marconi, James R. McCredie Professor in the History of Greek Art and Archaeology; University Professor; Director, IFA Excavations at Selinunte
Title: Archaeological Research at Selinunte
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Monday, September 26, 2016, 11:00 AM
Crossing Boundaries
Speaker: various
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Monday, September 26, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Reinhard Bek, Conservator of Contemporary Art - Bek & Frohnert LLC, New York
Title: A Question of Kinethics
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 5:30 PM
Summer Projects Series
Speaker: Various
Title: Digging Deeper: Conservation in the Field
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 6:00 PM
The Roberta and Richard Huber Colloquium on the Arts and Visual Cultures of Iberia and the Iberian Colonial World
Speaker: Reva Wolf, Professor, Art History,SUNY New Paltz
Title: "Your Brother, Paco":  Goya and Freemasonry
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October


Monday, October 3, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Artist, Mexico-Canada
Title: Best practices for conservation of media art from an Artist’s perspective
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Thursday, October 6, 2016, 6:00 PM
Steven Scher Lecture
Speaker: Ulrich Pfisterer, Chair of General Art History, Ludwig-⁠Maximilians-⁠Universität München Institut für Kunstgeschichte Zentnerstr
Title: Chardin's Apes. Numismatics and the Science of Observation
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Thursday, October 13, 2016, 6:00 PM
Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series
Speaker: Barbara Mundy, Professor of Art History, Department of Art History, Fordham University
Title: “The Fate of the Sacred Book of the Ancient Americas”
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Friday, October 14th, 4:00 - 7:00pm
Kress Digital Publishing Symposium
Schedule: TBD
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Saturday, October 15, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kress Digital Publishing Symposium
Schedule: TBD
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Monday, October 17, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Christiane Paul, Associate Professor, School of Media Studies, The New School, New York; Adjunct Curator, New Media Arts, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Title: Conserving Context: Approaches to Preserving Digital Art
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Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:30 PM
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium

Friday, October 21, 2016, 6:00 PM
Greek and Roman Seminar on Art and Architecture
Speaker: Ann Kuttner, Associate Professor of History of Art, University of Pennsylvania
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Monday, October 24, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Michael Mansfield, Curator, Film and Media Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Title: Weather Permitting: Media Art Conservation and Curatorial Interpretation
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6:00 PM
Pre-History and Modern Art Panel
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Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 PM
Great Hall Exhibition Opening Event
Artist: Martha Friedman
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November

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 6:00 PM
Kirk Varnedoe Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Jacqueline Lichtenstein
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 6:00 PM
Great Hall Exhibition Event
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Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:00 PM
Praska Visiting Professor Lecture
Speaker: Lawrence Becker
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Friday, November 4, 2016, 6:00 PM
Daniel H. Silberberg Series Lecture
Speaker: Hou Hanru
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Monday, November 7, 2016, 9:00 AM
Conservation Center Workshop

Monday, November 7, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Mona Jimenez, Associate Arts Professor/Associate Director; Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program, New York University
Title: Art in an Ecosystem: Media Art Communities & Conservation
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 6:00 PM
ISLAA-HORNA Panel
Speakers: Various
Title: Kati Horna and Women Photographers in Exile
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Thursday, November 10, 2016, 6:00 PM
Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series
Speaker: Heidi King, Adjunct Professor, The Cooper Union; former Research Associate in the Art of the Americas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Title: "A Group of Inka Miniatures in Gold and Silver from the Far South Coast of Peru"
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Monday, November 14, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Deena Engel,  Clinical Professor; Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies for the computer Science Minors programs Department of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences; New York University
Title: Source Code Analysis in the Conservation of Software-based Arts
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:00 PM
Daniel H. Silberberg Lecture Series
Speaker: Amy Powell
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Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 6:00 PM
Great Hall Exhibition Event

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 5:30 PM
Conservation Center: Summer Projects Series - Looking Closer
Speakers: Various
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Friday, November 18, 2016, 6:30 PM
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium
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Monday, November 21, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
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Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 6:00 PM
Kirk Varnedoe Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Jacqueline Lichtenstein
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Monday, November 28, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Kate Lewis, Media Conservator; Peter Oleksik, Assistant Media Conservator; Ben Fino-Radin, Associate Media Conservator
Title: Media Conservation at MoMA
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 6:00 PM
Greek and Roman Seminar on Art and Architecture
Speaker: Nathan Arrington
Title: "Which Way is East? The Orientalizing Phenomenon in Greek Art and the Perils of Periodization”
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December

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6:00 PM
Great Hall Exhibition Panel Discussion
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Monday, December 5, 2016, 3:00 PM
Time-Based Media
Speaker: Joanna Phillips, Conservator, Time-based Media, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Title: Implementing Time-based Media conservation in Museum Practice
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Monday, December 5, 2016, 6:00 PM
Aphrodisias Lecture
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:30 PM
Artists at the Institute
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Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:00 PM
Pre-Columbian Society of New York Lecture Series
Speakers: Mary E. Miller, Sterling Professor of History of Art, Department of the History of Art, Yale University
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Monday, December 12, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 6:00 PM
Kirk Varnedoe Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Jacqueline Lichtenstein
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 6:00 PM
Roberta and Richard Huber colloquium in the Arts of Spain, Portugal and Colonial Ibero-America
The Roberta and Richard Huber Colloquium on the Arts and Visual Cultures of Iberia and the Iberian Colonial World
Speaker: Felipe Pereda, Fernando Zóbel de Ayala Professor of Spanish Art, Harvard University
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Friday, December 16, 2016, 6:30 PM
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium

Monday, December 19, 2016, 6:00 PM
Time-Based Media
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