Take a deep dive with us into art-related topics presented by artists, scholars, art historians, and experts!

Programs will be accessible either through a webinar or in person at the Delaplaine. In either case, a recording will be shared on our YouTube channel afterwards (typically about a week after the live program). You can also view other past programs on our YouTube channel.

LATE SUMMER/FALL 2021

Art Therapy and Catharsis

Denise Wolf

FRIDAY, SEP 10 • 12–1 PM • WEBINAR

Art therapists are primed with the knowledge of how the aesthetic experience of both viewing and creating art creates psychological and physiological change that supports emotional integration, catharsis, and resilience. Denise Wolf, credentialed and licensed art therapist, will identify the function of catharsis in both the viewing and creation of artwork, drawing on her more than 20 years of clinical practice and contemporary research. FREE

• Join the webinar
• View the YouTube recording after the program

 

Memento Mori: An Aid to Remembering

FRIDAY, OCT 8 • 12–1 PM • ON-SITE

Delaplaine Exhibitions Manager Corey Frey explores the history and periodic resurgence of memento mori—artwork created as an aid to remember the fragility and brevity of life. With roots in antiquity, memento mori appears in a variety of forms and media throughout history. FREE 

• Join us at the Delaplaine
• View the YouTube recording after the program

 

The United States Veterans’ Artists Alliance

Keith Jeffreys

FRIDAY, NOV 12 • 12–1 PM • WEBINAR

Keith Jeffreys, Executive Director of the USVAA, an award-winning, multidisciplinary, non-profit arts organization founded in 2004 by military veterans and artists, will discuss the organization. USVAA provides opportunities for veterans in the arts by highlighting the work of veterans in the arts, humanities, and entertainment industries along with the contributions veterans have made to the rich cultural history of our nation since the Revolutionary War. FREE

• Join the webinar
• View the YouTube recording after the program

 

Geraldine Lloyd: In the Groove

Geraldine Lloyd

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10 • 12–1 PM • ON-SITE

Artist, author, and activist Geraldine Lloyd has been a Frederick resident since 1964.  She is a cancer survivor and visionary artist with The American Visionary Art Museum In Baltimore, and her Art Car, “Unchain My Love,” is on permanent exhibit at The Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. Her multi-medium art and writing examines the intersection of addiction and spirituality as it relates to creativity. This talk is presented in partnership with the Maryland Room of Frederick County Public Libraries. FREE

• Join us at the Delaplaine
• View the YouTube recording after the program

 

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