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Short Course


Bringing together curators and artists, Short Course is an opportunity to take a deep dive into our special exhibitions as well as our permanent collection. All sessions are free and open to the public, no registration required.

How Does Art Get on the Wall

Tue, Jul 24, 31; and Aug 7

Have you looked at a painting and thought, “Why did this painting get put in this frame?” In this Short Course series, Curator Margaret Lynne Ausfeld and Preparator Jeff Dutton will discuss the processes behind displaying artwork in the Museum’s galleries.

Above: Charlie Lucas (American, born 1951), Garbage Can Mama (this is the lady whenever you wake up in the morning is taking the lid off the garbage can – if you disturb her, you become the meal), date unknown, welded scrap metal, from the 2010 Museum exhibition Tin Man: The Art of Charlie Lucas