Lectures/Talks February 2012

Thursday, February 2, 7 – 8 pm at The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education: Book Discussion:The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring On the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World, by Paul Gilding. 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road, Philadelphia.

First Friday, February 3, 12:30 pm at Philadelphia Art Alliance: Brown bag lunch and discussion with Bruce Hoffman and artists for A Sense of Place, featuring work by InLiquid member Amy Orr. Through April 21. 251 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, February 4, 5 – 7 pm at Fleisher Art Memorial Sanctuary: Warholized panel discussion: “15 Minutes and 25 Years,” with Ultra Violet, artists James and Madalen Warhola, and moderated by art historian Dr. Debra Miller. 719 Catharine Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, February 4, 6:30 pm at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center: Lecture by artist and curator Laura Heyman. This event is part of the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center’s free lecture series by visiting contemporary artists. Lectures are open to the public and serve the educational purpose of cultivating an active dialogue about photography. 1400 N. American Street Suite 103, Philadelphia.

Monday, February 6, 6 – 9 pm at University of the Arts: “Marketing for Artists,” a presentation by Angel Rodriguez. 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, February 7, noon: Artist Career Training is offering a free art marketing Q&A by telephone. Click here to register.

Tuesday, February 7, 6 – 7:30 pm at University of the Arts: “From Parlor to iPhone: Our Gadgets, Our Identities,” a presentation by Regina Lee Blaszczyk. Co-presented by DesignPhiladelphia. 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, February 8, 7 – 8 pm at Cheltenham Center for the Arts: Philly Writes! The monthly author conversation series continues with Liz Moore, author of Heft. $10 adults/ $5 students. 439 Ashbourne Road, Cheltenham, PA.

Thursday, February 9, noon – 1:30 pm at SEAMAAC: Leeway Foundation staff members and grantees Catzie Vilayphonh and Indah Nuritasari host a presentation and information session on Leeway’s grant opportunities for women and transgender artists. 1711 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, February 9, 4 – 6 pm at Temple Gallery: “Looking in Philadelphia,” a panel hosted by Mary Seton Corboy, co-founder of Greensgrow Farms, Dr. Amy Hillier, Assistant Professor in City and Regional Planning in Penn’s School of Design, and Dr. Rickie Sanders, Professor of Geography/Urban Studies at Temple University. Tyler School of Art, Temple University, 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Thursday, February 9 at Wagner Free Institute of Science: “What’s Love Got to Do with It? Fertilization Imagery in the Art of Gustav Klimt, Frida Kahlo, and Diego Rivera,” an illustrated presentation by Dr. Scott Gilbert of Swarthmore College. 1700 W. Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia.

Saturday, February 11, 5 pm at Crane Old School: ONWARD Summit, the annual photography conference and networking event, produced by Project Basho. Speakers include: Todd Hido, Hiroh Kikai, InLiquid member Zoe Strauss, Peter Barberie, and two Juror’s Award recipients on ONWARD Compé 12. 1417 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, February 11, 6 – 8 pm at Vox Populi: Rhetoric of Protest: Beyond Occupy. 319 N. 11th Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia.

Sunday, February 12, 11:30 am at Episcopal Cathedral of Philadelphia: Artist’s talk withErin McGee Ferrell on her exhibition at the church, on display through February 19. Talk will follow the service at 10 am. 3723 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, February 12, 3 pm at Philadelphia Museum of Art: Van Gogh: The Life, Talk and Book Signing. Cost: $20. Includes museum admission. 26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, February 14, 2 – 4 pm at Temple Gallery: James Castle: An Illustrated Discussion with John Ollman and Ann Percy. 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, February 14, 7 pm at Ursinus College: “Workshopping the Everyday” lecture with guest artists Erin Colleen Williams and Jeffrey Lee. 601 E. Main Street, Collegeville, PA.

Thursday, February 16, 5:30 pm at CFEVA: “A Curator’s Conversation,” with Sarah Archer of Philadelphia Art Alliance, Julie Courtney, Independent Curator, and Kaytie Johnson of the Galleries at Moore, part of the Direct Dialogue Lecture Series. 237 S. 18th Street, Suite 3A, Philadelphia.

Thursday, February 16, at The Corzo Center: What freelancers need to know. 320 S. Board Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, February 16, 6:30 – 8 pm at Temple Gallery: “Discover the Hidden and Forgotten Waterways of Philadelphia,” with Adam Levine. Registration for this FREE event is required. Tyler School of Art, Temple University, 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Friday, February 17, 3 – 4:30 pm at Temple Gallery: “Dissent in America Teach-In: Temple’s Protest History.” Tyler School of Art, 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Saturday, February 18, 6:30 pm at PPAC: Lecture and book signing with Zoe Strauss. 1400 N. American Street, Suite 103, Philadelphia.

Saturday, February 18, 4 – 6 pm at Twelve Gates Arts: “Reading Ghalib,” with Frances Pritchett. 51 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, February 21, 6 – 7:30 pm at University of the Arts: “Hide and Seek,” a presentation by Thaddeus Squire. Co-presented by DesignPhiladelphia. Part one of the three part Visibly Invisible lecture series. Free Seating Limited, to reserve seating click here. 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, February 21, 7 pm at Ursinus College: Curatorial Talk by Rickie Solinger on current exhibition, Reimagining the Distaff Toolkit. 601 E. Main Street, Collegeville, PA.

Thursday, February 23, 6 pm at The Print Center: Gabriel Martinez and Chad States Artist Discussion. 1614 Latimer Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, February 23, 6:30 pm at Carnegie Museum of Art: Artist lecture with Dawoud Bey, in conjunction with the exhibition Class Pictures, at Silver Eye Center for Photography. CMA Auditorium, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Oakland.

Thursday, February 23, 7 – 8:30 pm at Temple Gallery: “Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the Age of Cultural Production,” with Nato Thompson. Tyler School of Art, 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Saturday, February 25, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm at Education Building Taller Puertorriqueño: 16th Annual Arturo Schomburg Symposium, “Afro Latin@ Film: Invisibility and Presence,” presented in collaboration with Scribe Video Center. Cost: $25 at door, $20 in advance, $12.50 Taller members, $10 students. 2557-59 N. Fifth Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, February 26, 1 pm at PAFA Alumni Sales Gallery: “A Dialogue with Sande Webster and Moe Brooker.” RSVP: Tish Ingersoll at 215-391-4187 or tingersoll@gmail.com. 118 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Monday, February 27, 6:30 – 8 pm at Asia Society Museum: Artist Talk: “A Conversation with Parviz Tanavoli.” 725 Park Avenue, NYC.

Wednesday, February 29, 6:30 pm at ICA: “1967: A People Kind of Place,” a performative lecture. 118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, February 29 at Arch Street Meeting House: “Reading John Dewey’s Art as Experience,” a course presented by the Violette de Mazia Foundation. Through April 18. Click here for more information. N. 4th Street and Arch Street, Philadelphia.