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  • Uncharted: American Abstraction in the Information Age | January 28-June 19, 2020 | Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • David Filderman Gallery | Other People’s Parties | August 13, 2019-March 13, 2020 | Joan and Donald Axinn Library Ninth Floor, South Campus

Museum Calendar of Events


 

FALL 2020

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and the cancellation of in-person public programming, the Museum of Art is presenting a series of VIRTUAL EVENTS! This Calendar will be updated as event dates and times are confirmed. Please check back or follow us on social media.

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SEPTEMBER 2020

andy_warhol_brooklyn_bridgeVIRTUAL PUBLIC PROGRAM

Hofstra University Museum of Art - 2nd Fridays
Andy Warhol

September 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Acting Museum Director and Chief Curator, Karen T. Albert, using photographs and screenprints from the HU Museum of Art’s collection, provides a view into the working method and artistic process of Andy Warhol, legendary pop artist and art celebrity of the 20th century.

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Andy Warhol, Brooklyn Bridge, 1983, Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board, HUMA, gift of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc., HU2014.10 © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc./Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

OCTOBER 2020

joan_snyder_oasisVIRTUAL PUBLIC PROGRAM

Hofstra University Museum of Art - 2nd Fridays
What is a Print?

October 9, 2020, at 3:00 pm

Learn about the evolution of printmaking methods including an explanation of different techniques. Acting Director and Chief Curator Karen T. Albert leads the discussion which includes examples of prints drawn from the collection.

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Joan Snyder, Oasis, 2006, Digital print with four-color screenprint and hand-applied Prismacolor, HUMA, gift of Eleanor Rait, HU2015.7

NOVEMBER 2020

burkina_faso_nouna_bobo_peoples_buffalo_maskVIRTUAL PUBLIC PROGRAM

Hofstra University Museum of Art - 2nd Fridays
African Art

November 13, 2020, at 3:00 pm

Explore the rich diversity of African art, focusing on Western and Central Africa, through selected works of art from the HU Museum of Art’s collection of more than 290 works. Acting Director and Chief Curator Karen T. Albert and Veronica A. Lippencott, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Global Studies and Geography and Associate Director, Center for "Race," Culture and Social Justice at Hofstra University will lead the discussion.

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Africa, Burkina Faso, Nouna, Bobo peoples, Buffalo Mask, mid-20th century, wood with polychrome red and black vegetable pigments and white kaolin, HUMA, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Pascal James Imperato, HU2014.9

DECEMBER 2020

katsushika_hokusai_mishima_pass_in_kai_provinceVIRTUAL PUBLIC PROGRAM

Hofstra University Museum of Art - 2nd Fridays
Japanese Woodblock Prints

December 11, 2020, at 3:00 pm

Join the Museum for a discussion based upon the 2019 exhibition Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints. Discover how traditional Japanese woodblock prints continue to influence contemporary artists and Manga.

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Katsushika Hokusai, Mishima Pass in Kai Province, from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji, c. 1830-1831, woodblock print, HUMA, gift of Helen Goldberg, HU2003.8.3


  • Uncharted: American Abstraction in the Information Age | January 28-June 19, 2020 | Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • David Filderman Gallery | Other People’s Parties | August 13, 2019-March 13, 2020 | Joan and Donald Axinn Library Ninth Floor, South Campus