William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

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“Why is Aunt Jemima Retiring?”: Black Caricature as Mnemonic Device

November 5, 2020

Panel discussion on African American caricature, film screening, and dinners for students… Read More

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Memories of Home: Memorial, Meaning, and Filmmaking (Common Ground Series)

October 29, 2020

This conversation pairs filmmaker djones in dialogue with Dr. James Young, professor emeritus UMass Amherst. They will discuss djones' film "631," 2008, which documents his family's stories through their ownership and struggles… Read More

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Early Islamic Art and Architecture

October 23, 2020

Starting with the rise of Islam in the 7th century CE, through its presence in early medieval Europe, we will examine the iconography of early Islamic visual culture and its expression, and… Read More

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The Red-Rose City of Petra, An Archaeological Tour

October 22, 2020

This lecture will digitally escort you through the Nabataean city from the 1st century BCE to the 6th century, exploring civic and religious architecture, the lives of the ancient inhabitants, and Petra's… Read More

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On-Demand Film: 631

October 21, 2020

Documents a family’s journey through ownership and struggles to maintain a multigenerational home in Youngstown, Ohio… Read More

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Curatorial Activism in the Contemporary Art Landscape

October 6, 2020

In this dialogue, gallery directors Jessica Borusky and Rachel Schmid discuss curatorial practice in today’s world, from academic galleries to public institutions to artist-run spaces. … Read More

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Kindness and Aging (Common Ground Series) with Jane Callister and Dr. Lené Levy-Storms

September 15, 2020

Artist Jane Callister and Dr. Lené Levy-Storms will discuss concepts of kindness and its implementation in our communal world. … Read More

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Can We Talk About This? On Diversity in Art Curation in this Cultural Moment with Demecina Beehn and Sheila Goloborotko

July 16, 2020

A talk on diverse curating from the ground up and the push to make cultural institutions anti-racist.… Read More

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American Architecture Since the Revolution

July 9, 2020

This image-based lecture will survey American architecture since 1775, focusing on the arc of modernism from colonialism to postmodernism.… Read More

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POSTPONED: Threading Time–Fiber Art and Collaboration, 1950-2020

July 2, 2020

TEMPORARILY POSTPONED… Read More