Lectures/Talks October 2011

Saturday, October 1, 6 – 7:30 pm at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center: Lecture and book signing with Lori Waselchuck. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, October 14, 6:30 pm at Moore College of Art and Design: Conversation with Metropolis magazine Editor-in-Chief Susan Szenasy and leading Philadelphia designers. Screening of Brilliant Simplicity: 15 Designers Research Collaborate Innovate. 20th Street and the Parkway, Philadelphia.

Friday, October 14, 6 pm at The Print Center: Marc and Sara Schiller, co-founders of the Wooster Collective, will talk about street art and its relationship with graphic design and marketing. 1614 Latimer Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, October 14, 6 pm at Vox Populi: Artists talk with Program Curator Alex Klein. 319 N. 11th Street, Third Floor, Philadelphia.

Saturday, October 15, 3 pm at Artspace Liberti: “BAG: What’s Inside,” an artist talk with Ellie Brown. 2424 York Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, October 15, 3 pm at Woodmere Art Museum: “Mary G. L. Hood and Modernism in Philadelphia” a lecture with Barbara Wolanin. Cost: $15 ($10 members). 9201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.

Monday, October 17, 6 – 7 pm at Live Arts Studio: Knight Arts Challenge answer questions before their October 31 deadline. RSVP on Facebook here. 915 N. Fifth Street, Philadelphia.

Monday, October 17, 11 am at Woodmere Art Museum: Abstracting the Spiritual, a two-part lecture with Matthew Palczynski that will continue on Monday, October 24. Cost: $30 ($20 members). 9201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, October 18, 7 pm at Philadelphia Art Alliance: The Commonwealth lecture series continues with “Philadelphia Qualities of Life: Panel Discussion with Philly Works.” 251 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 pm at Temple Gallery: Show and tell lecture by Rob Armstrong, Preservation and Capital Projects Manager at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. Tyler School of Art, Norris Street, between 12th and 13th Streets, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, October 19, 6 – 7:30 pm at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center: Lecture and book signing with Tina Barney. Cost: Suggested $5 donation. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, October 19, 6 – 8 pm at Temple Gallery: Banjos at Dawn, a Debate of Partisanship and Journalism. Tyler School of Art, Norris Street, between 12th and 13th Streets, Philadelphia.

Saturday, October 22, 5 – 8 pm at Wexler Gallery: Opening reception and artist talk for two exhibitions, featuring work by Vivian Beer downstairs and work by Marilyn Kirsch upstairs. Through November 26. 201 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, October 23, 2 pm at Cerulean Arts: Artist talk with Anthony Ciambella. 1355 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia.

Sunday, October 23, 3 pm at Gershman Y: Symposium, “Imaging and Imagining Our Cities.” 401 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, October 27, 1 – 2 pm on Knight Arts website: Live web chat answering questions before the Knight Arts Challenge October 31 deadline.

Thursday, October 27, 7 pm at Philadelphia Art Alliance: The Commonwealth lecture series continues with “Architectural Art: Finding Contemporary Sculpture Forms in Nature.” 251 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, October 27, 5:30 pm at Wagner Free Institute of Science: Under Glass: A Victorian Obsession, lecture and presentation with John Whitenight. 1700 W. Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia.

Friday, October 28, 7 pm at Project Basho: Artist talk with Eli Reed. Cost: $10 general public, $5 students and Friends of Project Basho. 1305 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.

Friday, October 28, 6 – 7:30 pm at Temple Gallery: “Haunted Histories” lecture. To register, click here. 2001 N. 13th Street, Suite 110, Philadelphia.

Saturday, October 29, 1 – 5 pm at Second State Press: Discussion and Demo with Harbor Coat Press (1 – 3 pm) and Moveable Type (3 – 5 pm). 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, October 30, 2 pm at Van Pelt Auditorium: A conversation on Marcel Duchamp. Cost: Free after museum admission. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, 20th and the Parkway, Philadelphia.