Wednesday, September 5, 6:30 pm at Arcadia University: “Staging the Self (Transformations, Invasions and Pushing Boundaries),” a lecture by Martha Wilson. Great Hall, University Commons, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA.
First Friday, September 7, 6:30 pm at The Center for Art in Wood: Gallery talk with three residents of The Center’s 2012 International Turning Exchange. 141 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.
First Friday, September 7, 5 – 8 pm at Chemical Heritage Foundation: “First Friday: Herbology.” 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Monday, September 10, 6 pm at PennDesign: “John Dixon Hunt: A World of Gardens,” with David Leatherbarrow in conversation with Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto, Valerio Morabito, Ellen Neises, and Paula Deitz. 210 S. 34th Street, Lower Gallery, Philadelphia.
Monday, September 10, 7 – 8:30 pm at Temple Contemporary: “Conversation with Ashley Hunt & Philip Glahn.” 2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia.
Tuesday, September 11, 7 pm at Broad Street Ministry: “Notes on the Emptying of a City.” 315 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.
Tuesday, September 11, 7 – 10 pm at Ven and Vaida: Artist talk with RA Friedman. 18 S. Third Street, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, September 12, 7 pm at Spaces Corners: “A Conversation with Will Steacy.” 3803 Butler Street, 2nd floor, Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA.
Thursday, September 13, 6 pm at PennDesign: “Gabriel Metcalf.” 210 S. 34th Street, B3, Philadelphia.
Thursday, September 13, 7:30 – 9 pm at The University of the Arts: Artists & Entrepreneurs Lecture Series: “When you know you have a good business idea.” Room 511 – 13, 211 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.
Friday, September 14, 3:30 – 6 pm at Vox Populi: The Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia at NYU, the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and the The Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK) are co-sponsoring a panel entitled Pussy Riot: Performance, Politics, and Protest. Vox will livestream the panel. 319 N. 11th Street, Third Floor, Philadelphia.
Friday, September 14, 10 am – 2 pm at Wheaton Arts: “Communities and Cultures of the Balkans” Conference. Preregistration required. 1501 Glasstown Road, Millville, NJ.
Saturday, September 15, 1 – 5 pm at Belmar Arts Council: “Unite” Collaborative Discussion Salon. 608 River Road, Belmar, NJ.
Sunday, September 16, 6 pm at PPAC: Valerio Spada Lecture. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.
Sunday, September 16, 3 pm at Vox Populi: Gallery talk with exhibiting artists Julianna Foster and Tim Portlock. 319 N. 11th Street, Philadelphia.
Tuesday, September 18, 6 – 8 pm at Hotel Palomar: “Fashion Inc: The Business of Fashion.” Moderator Natalie Nixon, Associate Professor and Program Director at Philadelphia University. Panelists Mary Dougherty, MKDA Associates Owner Nicole Miller Philadelphia and Manayunk, Barbara Kolsun, General Counsel at Stuart Weitzman, LLC, Doty Horn, Founding Director at Colorvoyant, Emily Goulet, Fashion Editor at Philadelphia Magazine, Penny Preville, Jewelry Designer, and Christine Baeza, Director of Immaculate University’s Fashion Merchandising Program. Part of Philadelphia Collection 2012. 117 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia.
Tuesday, September 18, 7 pm at Temple Contemporary: “A Conversation with Jon Rubin.” Tyler School of Art, 2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, September 19, 6 pm at PennDesign: “Peter Trummer.” 210 S. 34th Street, Lower Gallery, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, September 19, 6 pm at PennDesign: “Drylands Design: Constructing Indigeniety,” with Hadley and Peter Arnold, Founders and Co-directors of the Arid Lands Institute in conversation with Ellen Neises. 210 S. 34th Street, Lower Gallery, Philadelphia.
Thursday, September 20, 4 pm at Berman Museum of Art: Dr. Mel Yoakum will present a gallery talk with PowerPoint about the evolution of Françoise Gilot’s work as he witnessed and interpreted it, and about his curatorial process for the current Berman Museum exhibition Transitions: Works by Françoise Gilot. Ursinus College, 601 E. Main Street, Collegeville, PA.
Thursday, September 20, 5:30 pm at CFEVA: “In Print- Publishing Information and Advice for Visual Artists.” 237 S. 18th Street, Suite 3A, Philadelphia.
Thursday, September 20, noon – 1 pm at DCCA: “Art Salad” talks. Through November 29. 200 S. Madison Street, Wilmington, DE.
Thursday, September 20, 5 pm at Lancaster Museum of Art: “Q & A with Rafael Ferrer and Edith Newhall.” 135 N. Lime Street, Lancaster, PA.
Friday, September 21, 7 pm at International House: Screening of films produced by participants and featured in presentations at The Enchanted Drawing: Animation across the Disciplines Conference at Penn. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Sunday, September 23, 2 pm at Vox Populi: Special Performance by Ina Polis, PLMA’s Davenport Predator Material Transfer. Agreement/Discussion with Mary Ebeling, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Drexel University. 319 N. 11th Street, Third Floor, Philadelphia.
Monday, September 24, 5 pm at Temple Contemporary: “Allison Smith: Traditional Crafts, Memory, and Identity.” Tyler School of Art, 2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, September 26, noon – 1 pm at PAFA: “Art at Lunch: Eric Fischl and the Process of Painting.” 118 – 128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.
Thursday, September 27, 6:30 pm at ICA: “Jon Kessler.” 118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia.
Thursday, September 27, 6 pm at The Print Center: “Artist Talk: Michael B. Platt.” 1614 Latimer Street, Philadelphia.
Friday, September 28, 5:30 pm at Asian Arts Initiative: Talk with Corky Lee for Into the Picture: Images of Asian Pacific America. Through October 5. 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia.
Friday, September 28, 9 am – noon at Penn Museum: “Libraries, Labs, and Classrooms: Locating the Digital Humanities,” with Nicole Coleman, Academic Technologist at Stanford, Neil Freistat, Maryland Institute of Technology in the Humanities, John Unsworth, Vice Provost and Chief Information Officer, Brandeis. Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia.