William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Events for Virtual Lecture Series


Virtual Lecture Series: Intro to Australian Art

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020
4:00 pm

An introduction to five ideas that have shaped Australian art, from Indigenous cultures to colonial legacies and beyond.


Virtual Lecture Series: Private Museums in Turkey and India

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020
9:00 am

With the emergence of privately-funded museums, this lecture discusses the effects of localized art spaces on cityscapes in Turkey and India.


Virtual Lecture Series: Mummies and More–Discovering Ancient Egypt

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020
1:30 pm

Explore the art and archaeology of Ancient Egypt while learning about pyramids, mummification, hieroglyphics, King Tut-Ankh-Amun, and more.


Virtual Lecture Series: Wedding Customs of 15th Century Florence

Thursday, May 07, 2020
4:00 pm

This talk discusses the development of wedding customs in 15th century Florence and the art associated with these ceremonies.


Virtual Lecture Series: Art in Santa Fe

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
4:00 pm

Discover Santa Fe’s historic art districts. Learn how it developed into the creative hub it is today, and take a look at artwork by local artists.


Virtual Lecture Series: Women Artists Throughout History

Thursday, May 14, 2020
7:00 pm

This lecture will discuss accomplished women artists throughout history and their influences on art and culture.


Virtual Lecture Series: Sak Yant: Sacred Tattoo Art

Thursday, May 21, 2020
4:00 pm

This lecture will provide a basic understanding of Buddhism in Southeast Asia, and the role Sak Yant tattoos play in contemporary merit making in Thailand.

Object 16 - Green and Orange - photo by Timothy Crutchett

Virtual Lecture Series: The Tentmakers of Cairo

Friday, Jun 19, 2020
4:00 pm

The Tentmakers of Cairo brings together the stories of the tentmakers and their extraordinary tents—from the huge tent pavilions, or suradiq, of the streets of Egypt, to the souvenirs of the First World War and textile artworks celebrated by quilters around the world.