August Events

Todd Hoover, Artist & Collector   8/3/2017

The artist speaks about his collection of Outsider Art that has been built over many years, the objects that inspired his teaching over many decades, & why it continues to be of importance.

Ervin Beck, Professor Emeritus   8/10/2017

Folklorist & retired Goshen College Professor discusses his collection of Mennonite & Amish Folk Art, discussing works by Emma Schrock, reverse painting on glass, & the influences of high art on Amish culture

Keith & Ann Graber Miller, Found Gallery, Goshen, IN   8/17/2017

Co-owner of Found Gallery in Goshen and one of the lenders to the exhibit, Ann Graber Miller, speaks about she & husband Keith’s world adventures finding unique artifacts many by self-taught artists.

Film: “Jean-Michel Basquiat” (Part I, 45 min)   8/24/2017

This definitive documentary delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neo-expressionist work emerged while minimalist, conceptual art was the fad; as a successful black artist, he was constantly confronted by racism and misconceptions. Basquiat’s own words and work powerfully convey the mystique and allure of both the artist and the man.

“Jean-Michel Basquiat” (Part II, 45 min)   8/31/2017

This definitive documentary delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neo-expressionist work emerged while minimalist, conceptual art was the fad; as a successful black artist, he was constantly confronted by racism and misconceptions. Basquiat’s own words and work powerfully convey the mystique and allure of both the artist and the man.

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