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.

 

The Art of J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien, dust jacket design for The Hobbit, 1937 © The Tolkien Estate Limited, 1937

FRIDAY, MAR 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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Art for Environmental Action

Photo by Laura Perovich

FRIDAY, APR 9 • 12–1 PM

Join Dr. Laura Perovich, Assistant Professor at Northeastern University, as she discusses her dissertation, “Experiencing data together: combining art, technology, and community to move towards collective action on environmental challenges.” Dr. Perovich received her PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2020. FREE

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Community Participatory Photography

Photo courtesy of photovoiceempowerment.com

FRIDAY, MAY 14 • 12–1 PM

Laura Sherwood, PhD candidate at Fielding Graduate University, will discuss the Photovoice Empowerment Project and her research into empowering communities and organizations through visual storytelling to communicate effectively and influence social change. FREE

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