Lectures and Talks
Join us for our ongoing series of lectures, gallery talks, and docent tours in conjunction with the museum’s temporary exhibitions.
Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray
Friday, November 18- 6:00pm
Dr. Colleen Denney
“Fashioning Self-Portraits in Art History: Frida Kahlo’s Unique Contribution”
Dr. Denney is a Professor of Art History/Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wyoming where she teaches courses on Gender in Art, including the History of Women Artists, Victorian Women, and the Visual Culture of Women’s Activism. Her research has long been focused on representations of women in portraits and in literature. She is particularly fond of scandalous women and she can often be seen at yoga class donning her “Well-behaved women rarely make history” shirt. Recent publications include Representing Diana, Princess of Wales (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press); and My Lady Scandalous Reconsidered (Ashgate). She is currently working on the Edwardian suffrage photographer Lena Connell and her portraits of women involved in the agitation for the vote; as well as a book project on the visual culture of Edwardian suffrage.
FREE to members of the museum, regular admission charges apply for non-members, students and seniors