The Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lectureship, established and endowed by the late Janeth Hogue-Sponenburgh and Mark Sponenburgh, enables the Willamette University Departments of Art and Art History to bring a noted scholar, artist, critic, curator, or leader in the visual arts to campus each year to deliver a public lecture and to meet informally with students and faculty. The Sponenburghs were also the generous donors of a collection of more than 200 historical art objects representing five cultural areas worldwide, which the University received in 1990. The donation of this collection was instrumental in forming a foundation for the establishment of Willamette's Hallie Ford Museum of Art, which opened in the fall of 1998. Since 2011, the annual Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lectureship has been organized in alternate years by the Department of Art (Studio) and the Department of Art History.
Hogue-Sponenburgh Lecture Series
Alumnus discusses value of making art
Adam Stennett ’94 spoke at Willamette as part of the Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lecture Series.Read More
Transplanting China on the Global Stage
Dr. Patricia Berger, University of California, Berkeley
Lecture on race in art and contemporary culture
As part of the Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lecture Series, contemporary artist Myra Greene will explore photography’s depiction of race.
Image: Myra Greene's "My White Friends" seriesRead More