Current, Upcoming and Past Events
Form, Matter, Surface: Surrealist Aesthetics Between Virtuality and MaterialityProf. Joyce Cheng, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Oregon. Sponsored by the Willamette University Art History Department.
Travels in Ecotopia: Umberto Eco and The Da Vinci Code
Dr. Douglass Merrell, Independent Scholar
The Afterimage of TragedyProf. Darby English, University of Chicago Art History Department. Sponsored by the Willamette University Art History Department.Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 7:30 PM
The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Greek and Roman Artworks Travel to Oregon!Dr. Ann M. Nicgorski, Willamette University, Department of Art History. Sponsored by Willamette University’s Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology (CASA).Thursday, October 25, 2012 7:30 PM
From Macro to Micro: Snuff Bottles and the Qianlong CourtKevin Greenwood, Adjunct Professor, Willamette UniversityWednesday, October 17, 2012 4:15 PM
Sacred Art from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of IstanbulProf. Ron Marchese, Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Minnesota, DuluthWednesday, Sept 26, 2012 7:30 PM
Art, Architecture and Imperialism at Beijing's Lama TempleProf. Kevin Greenwood, Instructor of Asian Art History, Willamette University. Sponsored by the Center for Asian Studies, the Center for Religion, Law, and Democracy, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, and the Hogue-Sponenburgh Lecture Fund of the Department of Art History at Willamette University.Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 7:30 p.m
Paul Thek: Notes from the UndergroundHogue-Sponenburgh Art Lecture, George Baker, Associate Professor of Art History, University of California, Los AngelesMonday, Nov. 7, 2011 7:30 p.m.
Rouault’s Miserere: a Meditation on Suffering and HopeDr. Soo Yun Kang will speak about Miserere, a print album of 1922-27, which is undoubtedly a landmark production of the French painter and graphic artist Georges Rouault, who relayed his deepest thoughts and beliefs through the representations of the poor, bourgeois, soldiers, landscapes and Christ.Thursday, Oct 27th 2011
Timeless RenaissanceHallie Ford Museum of Art will present “Timeless Renaissance: Italian Drawings from the Alessandro Maggiori Collection.” Organized by Professor Ricardo De Mambro Santos, the exhibition offers a fascinating glimpse of Count Maggiori and the historical importance of his collection during the Napoleonic occupation of Italy.Aug. 13 to Nov. 6, 2011
Lines of Attention: Collecting Drawings in Europe, 1500-1800In conjunction with its current exhibition, "Timeless Renaissance: Italian Drawings from the Alessandro Maggiori Collection," a major symposium will bring some of the foremost Renaissance and Baroque art historians in the United States to Salem to lecture on different aspects of collecting drawings in Europe, 1500-1800. The purpose of the symposium is to help contextualize the drawing collection of Alessandro Maggiori.Saturday, Sep 24th 2011
Gallery talks and teacher workshopThe museum will present gallery talks each Tuesday afternoon from 12:30-1 p.m. from Sept. 13 through Nov. 1. In addition, student-guided tours of the exhibition will be offered on Sept. 17, Oct. 1, 8, 29 and Nov. 5 beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is free.