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. You can also view other past programs on our YouTube channel.

 

Community Participatory Photography

Photo courtesy of photovoiceempowerment.com

FRIDAY, MAY 14 • 12–1 PM • ONLINE

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

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

 

Women in Sculpture and Women in Sculptures

Sarah Hempel Irani

FRIDAY, JUN 11 • 12–1 PM • ON-SITE

Sculptor Sarah Hempel Irani shares the story of her journey as a woman in sculpture, from arriving in the nation’s capital as a young artist asking, “Where are all the women sculptors?” and “Where are all the sculptures of real, historical women?” to her work on the Frederick Art Club’s Claire McCardell Project. Hempel is creating the larger-than-life bronze sculpture of McCardell (1905–1958), the famed fashion designer who hailed from Frederick. FREE

• Join us at the Delaplaine (masks required)
• View the YouTube recording after the program

 

Philadelphia’s Fabric Workshop and Museum

Jonathan Lyndon Chase: Big Wash, on exhibition at FWM through June 6, 2021

FRIDAY, JUL 16 • 12–1 PM • ONLINE

Christina Vassallo, Executive Director of the Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) in Philadelphia, PA, will provide an inside look at the history, programming, collaboration, and innovation of this internationally acclaimed contemporary art museum. Founded in 1977, FWM is devoted to both the creation and presentation of innovative works of art, and presents ambitious exhibitions that convey a story of contemporary art that unites process with finished works. FREE

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

 

Music and the Visual Arts

Composition 8 (1923) by Wassily Kandinsky

FRIDAY, AUG 13 • 12–1 PM • ONLINE

Join Dave Moreland, Frederick Community College Professor Emeritus of Art, in a discussion of the cross-pollination of music and the visual arts, including the work of Wassily Kandinsky, the Delaplaine’s summer Artist of Inspiration. FREE

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

 

Art Therapy and Catharsis

Denise Wolf

FRIDAY, SEP 10 • 12–1 PM • ONLINE

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

 

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