Tuesday, September 6, 5 pm at Meyerson Hall: Elevate lecture series, presented by PennDesign, begins. Through December 8. Cost: free. 210 S. 34th Street, Philadelphia.
Second Thursday, September 8, 7 – 9 pm at Lincoln Financial Mural Arts Center: Conversation between artist Rigo23 and curator Mark Beasley. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thomas Eakins House, 1727 – 29 Mount Vernon Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, September 17, 2 pm at International House: A public discussion with Bruce McClure about his artistic practice. $10 general admission, $8 students/seniors, $5 IHP and PIFVA members and Temple and University of the Arts students. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, September 17, 6 – 7 pm at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center: A free artist lecture with Kelli Connell. There will be a book signing following the lecture. 1400 N. American Street, Suite 103, Philadelphia.
Thursday, September 22, 5 – 7 pm at CFEVA: Artist talks and reception for Transmutation. Through October 20. 237 S. 18th Street, The Barclay, Third Floor, Philadelphia.
Thursday, September 22, 6 pm at Scribe Video Center: Reception and lecture, “Materials, Process, Procedure, and Subject,” with Kevin Jerome Everson. Cost: $15; Free for Scribe, PIFVA, and Reelblack members, and Temple and University of Pennsylvania students, faculty, and staff. 4212 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, September 24, 7:30 pm at Water Gallery: Richard St. Clair will read from his book, The Speed of Fear. Dresher Arcade #5, 319 W. Main Street, Lansdale, PA.
Sunday, September 25, 3 – 6 pm at Vox Populi: Artist talk with Anita Allyn and James Johnson. 319 N. 11th Street, Third Floor, Philadelphia.
Friday, September 30, 6:30 pm at The Galleries at Moore: The MFA in Studio Art Studio Conversations series featuring Robert Chambers and Ursula von Rydingsvard. Stewart Auditorium, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia.
Friday, September 30, 6 – 9 pm at Lake Eustis Museum of Art: Opening artist talks for Thanatos to Eros, featuring work by InLiquid member E. Sherman Hayman. Through October 30. 200 B E. Orange Avenue, Eustis, FL.
Friday, September 30, 7 pm at Project Basho: Artist talk with photographer Greg Miller. Cost: $10 general public, $5 students and Friends of Project Basho. 1305 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.