Events -- Art Forum/Art Talks

Department of Art and Design; College of the Arts

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The Department of Art & Design offers three guest-speaker programs designed to introduce University students and members of the community at large to some of the most influential arts professionals of our time.. Some presentations require a nominal admission for non-university students; others are free.

Art Forum

Art Forum is a weekly program for undergraduate and graduate students, and the public. The program brings in artists, designers, art historians and art critics from around the world to present their work and ideas in an open forum. Past guests have included Chakaia Booker, Will Cotton, Aziz + Cucher, Inka Essenhigh, Judy Fox, Roxy Paine, Ursala Von Rydingsvard, and Seymour Chwast. For further information or to confirm a scheduled date, call the MFA office at 973-655-4074.


MSU-MAM: Art Talks

MSU-MAM: Art Talks are an off-shoot of the MFA Lecture Series and also a collaboration with the Montclair Art Museum. Lectures are either on campus or hosted by the museum in its distinguished Leir Hall, located on the ground floor of the museum at 3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair, N.J. Past speakers have included notable artists, historians and critics such as Leo Steinberg, David Hickey, Roberta Smith, Arthur Danto, William Wegman, Chakaia Booker, James Rosenquist, Xu Bing, Kiki Smith. Keith Sonnier, Cathy Opie, Eric Fischl, and Janine Antoni, Jeff Koons and Tony Oursler. Programs take place from 6-9 p.m. For further information and to confirm a scheduled date, call MSU at 973-655-4074 or MAM at 973-746-5555.