Lectures/Talks December 2011

Thursday, December 1, 6 pm at APS Museum: Of Pictures and Specimens: Natural History in Post-Revolutionary and Restoration France symposium. Through December 3. 101 S. Fifth Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, December 1, 6 pm at Bryn Mawr Film Institute: “The Art of Film Restoration: Close Up with Robert A. Harris,” dinner and lecture. Cost: For dinner and lecture, General Admission $100, BMFI Members $90; Lecture only, General Admission $20, BMFI Members $18. 824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Thursday, December 1, 7:30 pm at Cheltenham Center for the Arts: ACX Program general meeting and guest speaker Robert D. Lasus, Sculptor. 439 Ashbourne Rd., Cheltenham, PA.

Thursday, December 1, 5:30 – 8 pm at ECA Green Jobs Training Center: “How We Fish,” a creative forum for the citywide mural project about what work means. 106 W. Clearfield Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, December 1, 7:15 – 8:30 pm at The University of the Arts: The Corzo Center presents “Sell or go Home,” a lecture by Todd Hestand. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited, registration required. 511-13 Terra Hall, 9th floor, 211 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, December 3, 1 – 2 pm at The Center for Fine Art Photography: “The Business of Photography,” a panel discussion. 400 N. College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO.

Saturday, December 3, 8 pm at Space 1026: “American Gangbang: A Love Story,” a lecture with Sam Benjamin. 1026 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, December 4, 2 – 4 pm at Allentown Art Museum: “From Private to Public: Art Collecting for the Public Good in America,” a lecture with Inge Reist, Director of the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library. Cost: $5 members, $15 non-members. 31 N. Fifth Street, Allentown, PA.

Sunday, December 4, 9:30 – 12:30 am at Cheltenham Center for the Arts: Decorating and Glazing Techniques, a four week series. Registration required. 439 Ashbourne Rd., Cheltenham, PA.

Monday, December 5, 6 – 8:30 pm at First United Methodist Church of Germantown: “How We Fish,” a creative forum for the citywide mural project about what work means. 6001 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.

Monday, December 5, 6 pm at Meyerson Hall: Elevate Lecture Series with Alan Berger. Upper Gallery, 210 S. 34th Street, Philadelphia.

Monday, December 5, 8 pm at City Hall: Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy hosts a conversation regarding the new Business Privilege Tax legislation. Representatives from the City’s Department of Revenue will be on hand to provide an overview of the new legislation and answer your questions. 116 City Hall, Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia.

Monday, December 5, 11:30 am at Temple Gallery: Tyler Photography Professor Martha Madigan contextualizes Ana Mendieta’s work in relation to contemporary photography and feminism. 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, December 6, 6 – 8 pm at Allentown Art Museum: “Conserving the Kress Collection,” a lecture with Dr. Dianne Dwyer Modestini and Dr. Nica Gutman, faculty at NYU Conservation Center. Cost: $5 members, $15 non-members. 31 N. Fifth Street, Allentown, PA.

Tuesday, December 6, 8 pm at Space 1026: Herstorys, Mysterys, a Powerpoint lecture series. 1026 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, December 6, 7:15 – 8:30 pm at The University of the Arts: The Corzo Center presents “Anatomy of an Independent Contract,” a lecture by Todd Hestand. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited, registration required. 511-13 Terra Hall, 9th floor, 211 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, December 7, 6 pm at Meyerson Hall: Elevate Lecture Series with Fernando Vegas Lopez-Manzanares. Upper/Lower Gallery, 210 S. 34th Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, December 7, 2 – 4 pm at The Morris Arboretum: A Conversation with Jane Golden. Cost: $18 members, $20 non-members. For more information, click here. 100 East Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, December 7 at Silva Gallery: Gallery talks for Spheres and Foundations. The Pennington School, 112 W. Delaware Avenue, Pennington, NJ.

Thursday, December 8, 6:30 pm at ICA: Elevate Lecture Series with Stephen Sagmeister. Tuttleman Auditorium, 118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, December 13, 12 – 1:30 pm at Allentown Art Museum: Appetite for Art, join Museum’s CEO, J. Brooks Joyner for a behind the scenes, in-depth look at a selected piece of artwork. Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members. Tickets are required and available at the Museum front desk or call 610-432-4333, ext. 110. Please note: space is limited and all reservations must be paid at least 48 hours in advance of program date. 31 North Fifth Street, Allentown, PA.

December 13, 12 – 2 pm at Lower Merion Synagogue: Behind the Scene/Seen, an art exhibition and video presentation by InLiquid member Linda Dubin Garfield. 123 Old Lancaster Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA.

Tuesday, December 13, 7 pm at Philadelphia Art Alliance: Artist’s talk by Tod Seelie, member and documentarian for Miss Rockaway, part of the Commonwealth lecture series. 251 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, December 14, 4:30 – 5:30 pm at Arcadia University Art Gallery: “Crafting Ideal America: Material Culture and American Utopianism,” a public discussion led by Lynsey Graeff, Honors Student and Graduating Senior from Temple University. Francis Cape will attend this event in conjunction with the exhibition of his work, Utopian Benches.

Wednesday, December 14, 7 – 8 pm at Cheltenham Center for the Arts: Open Book’s Lynn Rosen moderates Philly Writes. Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 439 Ashbourne Road, Cheltenham, PA.

Friday, December 16, 5:30 pm at The Print Center: Gallery talk with Robert Asman on his exhibition, Silver Mine – A Retrospective. 1614 Latimer Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, December 17, 3 – 5 pm at Wayne Art Center: Discussion with the 2011 Philagrafika Invitational Portfolio artists and shops. 413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne, PA.

Wednesday, December 21, 8 pm at Light Room Gallery Gallery: “Archival: What does it mean and how do I it?”, a demo by Tara Hornung on how to archivally mount / matte / and frame your photographs. 2024 Wallace Street, Philadelphia.