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Lectures & Gallery Talks

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Join us for talks and discussions that will ignite your curiosity, encourage conversation, and invite thoughtful questioning.

Upcoming Events

 

Interacting with Interaction: Donald Judd, Josef Albers, and Reading Against the Grain

Saturday, March 30; 2 PM

This talk, led by Georgia College Assistant Professor of Art History Katie Anania, will examine what exactly Donald Judd thought he was getting from Josef Albers’ paper-based work when he wrote about it for Arts Magazine in the early 1960s. An analysis of Judd’s descriptions, along with a close look at Albers’ use of color and paper, shows how the younger artist evaded traditional understandings of art history by reading Albers’ works against the grain.


Signs and Symbols

Sunday, April 7; 2 PM

Senior Curator Margaret Lynne Ausfeld will define iconography as it is utilized in the study of art history. She will discuss how Christian motifs and utilized within the prints included in the exhibition Signs and Symbols: Christian Iconography in Old Master Prints on view in the Weil Graphics Arts Study Center.


Juror’s Critique

Saturday, June 1; 10 AM

Hear from juror David Reyes, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the Huntsville Museum of Art, about the works of art by local artists on view in the 43rd Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition. Examine how the artists’ choices shaped the works that were ultimately chosen to be included in the exhibition and receive rewards.


Artist Talk with Richard Mills

Sunday, June 2; 2 PM

Hear from the MAG Featured Artist Richard Mills about his career as an artist and teacher and the lessons and travels that influenced his watercolor paintings on view in the 43rd Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition.