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Hofstra University Museum
  • Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
  • Andy Warhol

Calendar of Events

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SEPTEMBER 2017

EXHIBITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Andy Warhol

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus
Admission is free.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. • Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

FAMILY FUN (For ages 5-10)
ARTful Adventures
Saturday, September 9, 2017, 11:30 a.m.*-12:30 p.m.
All sessions meet at the Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus.
*Check-in: 11:15 a.m.

Look, listen and do together! Bring your child to the Museum for a fun morning looking at and discussing art, listening to a story, and then engaging in a hands-on art project. Led by Museum educators, each month’s ARTful adventure focuses on a specific theme to explore and be inspired by. For children ages 5-10 with an adult companion.

Fee: $7 per child per session when prepaid ($9 when paid day of the program).
Admission is free for adult companions, Museum members and Hofstra students/faculty/staff/PEIR members with valid HofstraCard.

EXHIBITION RECEPTION
Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
Thursday, September 14, 2017, 4-6 p.m.
Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Guest Host:
Karyn Valerius, PhD, Director of Women’s Studies and Disability Studies and Associate Professor of English, Hofstra University

Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.
Advance registration is required.

MUSEUM DAY LIVE!
Saturday, September 23, 2017, noon-4 p.m.

Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Where will your curiosity lead you on Museum Day Live!? Let us know @MuseumDay #BoundlessCuriosity #MuseumDayLive
Learn more here.

OCTOBER 2017

EXHIBITION RECEPTION
Andy Warhol
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 4-6 p.m.
David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus

Guest Host:
Susannah Ray, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Design, Art History, Hofstra University

Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.
Advance registration is required.

PUBLIC PROGRAM
A Seat at the Table: Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 4:30 -6 p.m.
Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Take a "seat at the table" with several artists from the exhibition Converging Voices: Gender and Identity along with select Hofstra faculty and students, and be a part of an intimate conversation about themes raised by the exhibition. Karyn Valerius, PhD, director of women’s studies and disability studies and associate professor of English, Hofstra University, serves as moderator.

FAMILY FUN (For ages 5-10)
ARTful Adventures
Saturday, October 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m.*-12:30 p.m.
All sessions meet at the Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus.
*Check-in: 11:15 a.m.

Look, listen and do together! Bring your child to the Museum for a fun morning looking at and discussing art, listening to a story, and then engaging in a hands-on art project. Led by Museum educators, each month’s ARTful adventure focuses on a specific theme to explore and be inspired by. For children ages 5-10 with an adult companion.

Fee: $7 per child per session when prepaid ($9 when paid day of the program).
Admission is free for adult companions, Museum members and Hofstra students/faculty/staff/PEIR members with valid HofstraCard.

NOVEMBER 2017

FAMILY FUN (For ages 5-10)
ARTful Adventures
Saturday, November 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m.*-12:30 p.m.
All sessions meet at the Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus.
*Check-in: 11:15 a.m.

Look, listen and do together! Bring your child to the Museum for a fun morning looking at and discussing art, listening to a story, and then engaging in a hands-on art project. Led by Museum educators, each month’s ARTful adventure focuses on a specific theme to explore and be inspired by. For children ages 5-10 with an adult companion.

Fee: $7 per child per session when prepaid ($9 when paid day of the program).
Admission is free for adult companions, Museum members and Hofstra students/faculty/staff/PEIR members with valid HofstraCard.

PUBLIC PROGRAM
Andy Warhol: Outside the Frame
Monday, November 13, 2017, 5-7 p.m.
Location: Room 211 Breslin Hall, South Campus

Andy Warhol, American painter, photographer and printmaker, was one of the 20th century’s major visual artists. He was also a filmmaker. Between 1963 and 1968, Warhol produced nearly 650 films, which are among the most significant works in his career. Join us as we take a look at some of Warhol’s films that have been highly regarded for their pursuits beyond the boundaries of conventional cinema. Q&A session to follow. Introduction by Isabelle Freda, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Radio, Television, Film, Herbert School of Communication, Hofstra University.

This program is offered in conjunction with the Department of Radio, Television, Film, Hofstra University. Free and open to the public.

DECEMBER 2017

PUBLIC PROGRAM
A Poetry Writing Workshop: Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
Friday, December 8, 2017, 1-4 p.m.
Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

In this enjoyable and lively poetry writing workshop, we look closely at and discuss works of art in the exhibition Converging Voices: Gender and Identity. Participants will discover and develop their own abilities to interpret and write about works of art. Co-facilitators: Liv Mammone, poet and book editor, Hofstra University; Dayna Troisi, poet, freelance writer, and adjunct professor of English, Hofstra University. Limited to 12 participants.

Fee: $7 general public; $5 senior citizen (65+).
Admission is free for Museum members and Hofstra students/faculty/staff/PEIR members with valid HofstraCard.

FAMILY FUN (For ages 5-10)
ARTful Adventures
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 11:30 a.m.*-12:30 p.m.
All sessions meet at the Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus.
*Check-in: 11:15 a.m.

Look, listen and do together! Bring your child to the Museum for a fun morning looking at and discussing art, listening to a story, and then engaging in a hands-on art project. Led by Museum educators, each month’s ARTful adventure focuses on a specific theme to explore and be inspired by. For children ages 5-10 with an adult companion.

Fee: $7 per child per session when prepaid ($9 when paid day of the program).
Admission is free for adult companions, Museum members and Hofstra students/faculty/staff/PEIR members with valid HofstraCard.


  • Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
  • Andy Warhol