Events Calendar

All events are free and open to everyone unless otherwise noted. See individual listings for registration information.

December 08

Talk

Senior Session German Artistic Identity During and After World War II

10AM – 11AM / OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE, ST. ANDREWS OFFICE FACILITY, 1515 ST. ANDREWS DR

Spencer Museum Collections Intern Shannon Sweeney examines how German and Austrian artists were forced to abandon their work or flee their homes during WWII and also how artists emerging after the war responded to a fractured Germany.

Sponsored By: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Spencer Museum of Art

December 17

Activity

Art Cart It’s a Balancing Act

1PM – 4PM / GALLERY 407

The Art Cart is a drop-in activity station designed for families and other groups to enjoy hands-on art projects together, taking inspiration from original works of art. Learn about balance and motion in art, then work together to create a mobile inspired by artist Alexander Calder.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

December 30

Talk

Home for the Holidays Tour: From Jewel to Portal—The New Spencer Museum

1PM – 3PM / SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, GALLERY 317, SAM AND CONNIE PERKINS CENTRAL COURT

Every year, Spencer Museum Director Saralyn Reece Hardy spends an afternoon in the galleries welcoming visitors and leading informal tours to celebrate the holiday season. Tours begin every hour at 1, 2, and 3 PM. Join us and make this Spencer Museum tradition your own.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art