The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art


Lectures and Talks

Each year, the Morse invites recognized scholars in the field of late 19th and early 20th century art to speak on topics related to the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Admission to these lectures and talks is free. Programs take place in the McKean Pavilion, 161 West Canton Avenue (just behind the Museum), unless otherwise noted. Please see the detailed listings below for dates and times. Please check back in September 2014 for updated event information.

  • Italian Art Nouveau: A Material Culture of Modernity and Nostalgia

    January 22, 2014
    1:30 pm

    Wendy J. Kaplan
    Department Head and Curator
    Decorative Arts and Design, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    Los Angeles, California
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    Italian Art Nouveau: A Material Culture of Modernity and Nostalgia
  • Pens: A Very Personal Passion

    February 19, 2014
    1:30 pm

    Geoffrey S. Parker
    Parker Pens Company
    Janesville, Wisconsin
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    Pens: A Very Personal Passion
  • A is for Aestheticism: Reading Politics in the Art of Walter Crane

    April 09, 2014
    2:30 pm

    Morna Elizabeth O’Neill
    Assistant Professor of 18th- and 19th-Century European Art
    Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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    A is for Aestheticism: Reading Politics in the Art of Walter Crane
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