Calendar of Events

Postponed | The Rise by Sarah Lewis: Book Discussion
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This program is postponed to Tuesday, April 19. 
In advance of the Pennington Lecture, join poet and English professor Antoinette Brim-Bell and a panel of faculty and students from Capital Community College for an open discussion of Sarah Lewis’s book The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery. Free with admission.

Conservator Talk | Maria Martins and Germaine Richier
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Objects conservator Casey Mallinckrodt discusses the study and conservation treatments of bronze sculptures by two women artists from the twentieth century: Ma Chanson (1943) by Brazilian artist Maria Martins and The Bat (1956) by French artist Germaine Richier. The Wadsworth is grateful for support from the Bank of America Conservation Project Grant in funding the conservation of these two important sculptures. Meet in front of the Museum Shop. 

Curator Talk: Nevine Mahmoud / MATRIX 188
Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Nevine Mahmoud’s sculptural works invite a feminist exploration of nature and the body through dark humor, dramatic textures, vibrant colors, and surprising materials. Join curator Patricia Hickson on a walk-through of Mahmoud’s MATRIX exhibition for an inside look at the artist’s playful exploration of organic forms and purposeful choice of rigorous materials. Meet in front of the Museum Shop. 

Conservator Talk | Thaxter’s Love’s First Dream
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discuss marble sculpture, the challenges of marble conservation, and how Edward R. Thaxter’s Love’s First Dream (1878) was prepared for installation in the Spotlight Gallery with objects conservator Casey Mallinckrodt. The talk begins in the Conservation Satellite Studios off Morgan Great Hall and progresses to the Spotlight Gallery on Avery Level 2.