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Virtual Insights: (Re)Turning the Gaze

Join us for a conversation with curators Karen Patterson, Ka-Man Tse, Sophie Hackett, and exhibition curator Valérie Rousseau as they explore notions of the gaze in works by both contemporary photographers and artists from the museum exhibition PHOTO | BRUT: Collection Bruno Decharme & Compagnie

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. ET

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A Message from the Director and CEO, Jason T. Busch

Read a seasonal message from Museum Director and CEO, Jason T. Busch

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Virtual Insights: Entangled Images | Perspectives on Indigenous Representation

Join us for a conversation exploring how Indigenous art historians are countering historic tropes with contemporary scholarship, image-making, and creative expression

 

 

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Elizabeth and Irwin Warren Folk Art Symposium | Points of Interest: New Approaches to American Weathervanes

A symposium showcasing new research on American weathervanes.

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Virtual Insights: Winds of Change | A Conversation on Art and Our Changing Climate

Join us for an interdisciplinary and intersectional dialogue on art, agriculture, and environmentalism with scholars, artists, an activist, and a policymaker.

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Virtual Insights: Weathervanes in Context

Join us for a conversation on weathervanes and exhibition-making with Curator of Folk Art Emelie Gevalt and acclaimed folk art scholar and curator Robert Shaw.

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Virtual Insights: Objects of Desire

How do we understand photographs in PHOTO | BRUT: Collection Bruno Decharme & Compagnie that range from the suggestive to the sexually explicit? Curators Brian Wallis, Joel Smith, and Nelson Santos will unpack varied visual expressions of desire, sexuality, and gender expansiveness and discuss how these and other concerns inform works featured in this exhibition and others.

6:00 – 7:30 PM ET

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Virtual Insights: The Imagined Worlds of Marwencol with Jon Ronson and Mark Hogancamp

Best-selling author Jon Ronson joins exhibition curator Valérie Rousseau to explore self-taught artist Mark Hogancamp’s unique photographic practice and documentation of Marwencol, a miniature, hand-built fantasy world constructed by Hogancamp in his backyard in upstate New York. Hogancamp also joins the conversation to discuss his latest work.

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1:00 – 2:15 p.m. ET

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The American Folk Art Museum Announces Plans to Celebrate its 60th Anniversary

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