October 12, 2015

Public lecture series 2015–16

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH)

Design: MG&Co.

The Core Program’s public lecture series presents a wide range of leading artists, critics, curators and art historians. In addition to delivering lectures, visitors engage with Core residents during individual meetings and group discussions.

October 15: David Hartt (artist)
October 21: Miki Garcia (executive director, MCA Santa Barbara)
November 5: Demetrius Oliver (artist)
February 11: Joshua Decter (critic, curator)
April 22: Huey Copeland (critic, curator)
April 28: Lisa Sigal (artist)
May 12: Jennifer Doyle (art historian)

All events are free of charge and open to the public. All are held at:
American General Conference Room, Audrey Jones Beck Building Mezzanine, Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Established in 1982, the Core Program awards residencies to exceptional, highly motivated visual artists and critical writers who are working to develop a sustainable practice. Residents participate in a yearlong seminar and engage with a wide range of leading artists, critics, curators and art historians who are invited to meet individually with the residents, lead group seminars, and deliver public lectures. Each spring the program mounts an exhibition of work produced during the current residency term, which is accompanied by a publication that documents the artists’ work and features essays contributed by the critical studies residents. Each resident receives a stipend and studio or office space.

Applications for 2016–17 residencies are due April 1, 2016.

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