Smart Reads: Prisoners of Geography
Wed. March 29 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join our virtual book club Smart Reads for a small group conversation about Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall.
Thu. March 30 • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UChicago ArtsPass exclusive—celebrate the start of Spring Quarter with an Arts Pass after-hours party at your campus art museum.
GRADUCon: Curatorial Careers Panel
Fri. March 31 • 10:30 AM
Organized by UChicago GRAD, this interdisciplinary panel introduces UChicago graduate students and postdocs to some of the roles that curators can inhabit.
On the Long 1960s: Sam Nhlengethwa and Boitumelo Tumi Tlhoaele
Wed. April 5 • 12:00 PM
A virtual conversation featuring exhibiting artist Sam Nhlengethwa and independent curator Boitumelo Tumi Tlhoaele
Family Day: Cartography, Calligraphy, and Constitutions
Sat. April 8 • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for the first in a series of "Create-a-Country" Family Days with activities focused on maps and constitutions.
Opening Celebration: Calling on the Past
Tue. April 11 • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
In celebration of Calling on the Past, join us for an evening of art, conversation, and performances by puppetry artist Samuel J. Lewis II and poet Audrey Petty.
Figure Drawing: Portraits, Past and Present
Thu. April 20 • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Our popular in-gallery figure drawing session returns!
not all realisms: Booklet Launch and Roundtable Discussion
Thu. April 27 • 6:00 PM
Celebrate the launch of the not all realisms booklet during a roundtable discussion featuring Adom Getachew, Emily Lynn Obsorn, Kathryn Takabvirwa, Natacha Nsabimana, and Leslie Wilson.
Photo and Film: A Screening and Conversation with The Otolith Group
Wed. May 3 • 7:30 PM
A screening and conversation about The Otolith Group's 2018 cinematic collage Nucleus of the Great Union and the significance of the photograph in post-colonial West Africa.
Family Day: Design Your Own Flag
Sat. May 13 • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Drop by for this "Create-a-Country" Family Day and design your own flag!
Circuitous Matter: Living With Photography and Print Publications
Thu. June 1 • 4:00 PM
Scholars and curators reflect on the ways in which photography circulated through books, magazines, and other archival ephemera during the post-colonial turn for South Africa, Ghana, and Mali.
Family Day: Making Money
Sat. June 10 • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design your own coins and paper money during this "Create-a-Country" Family Day!