Take a deep dive with us into art-related topics presented by artists, scholars, art historians, and experts! Join the webinars or watch the programs later on YouTube, using the links provided.
Friday, January 8 • 12–1 pm
Exhibiting artist Maremi Andreozzi will discuss some of the historical women who have inspired her imagined portraits. Andreozzi creates contemporary portraits that draw from cultural production of the era and her own visual language. Each woman has a story to tell, and through each portrait the artist provides a reinterpretation of her narrative, parsing out myth from reality. FREE
Artist of Inspiration: Anni Albers
Friday, February 12 • 12–1 pm
Join Fritz Horstman, Education Director at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, for an in-depth look at the life and art of the Delaplaine’s winter Artist of Inspiration. Known for her pioneering graphic wall hangings, weavings, and designs, Anni Albers (1899–1994) is considered the most important textile artist of the 20th century. FREE
The Art of J.R.R. Tolkien
Friday, March 12 • 12–1 pm
Dr. John T. McQuillen, Associate Curator at the Morgan Library & Museum, will discuss Tolkien’s original illustrations from his Middle-earth legendarium. The Morgan Library & Museum presented the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibit in early 2019, along with the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, and with support of The Tolkien Trust. Join the webinar to view all of the images used in Dr. McQuillen’s presentation, as some will be removed from the YouTube version of the recording. FREE
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