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Education Programs

A variety of Gallery Talks featuring topical issues, biographical sketches, or films. (FREE Every Thursday at 12:20pm)

Noon Time Talks Schedule

Tom Meuninck, Walkerton, IN   10/12/2017

Winner of Best Ceramic Award & the Drs. Wes Mark & Mary Harder Purchase Award.

Katharine Taylor, Sturgis, MI   10/19/2017

A newcomer to the EJR speaks about her realist paintings including a self-portrait.

Bill Kremer, Edwardsburg, MI   10/26/2017

The most award-winning artist in the history of the show speaks about his large-scale ceramic vessels; this year a winner of the Steve & Jane Poe Purchase Award.

Jerry Ginther, Rochester, IN   11/2/2017

Jerry Ginther, Rochester, IN Winner of the Jack & Karen Cittadine BEST of SHOW

Tim Ackerson, Edwardsburg, MI   11/9/2017

 Turned-wood winner of both the Jack & Karen Cittadine Purchase Award and the Jennifer Abrell & Dr. Gordon Hughes Purchase Award.

Jeff Longenbaugh, Elkhart, IN   11/16/2017

Winner of Best Photography Award

George & Connie Kassal, Long Beach, IN   11/30/2017

George & Connie Kassal, Long Beach, IN An artist couple speak about their work.

Film: “Magic of the Image” (27 min)   12/7/2017

 This elegant program artistically unfolds the history of photography with an emphasis on the processes involved in creating photographs.

HERE & THERE   12/14/2017

Director/Curator, Brian Byrn, discusses the new exhibition of large-scale & intimate views of photography

Film: “The Roots of California Photography”   12/21/2017

The Roots of California Photography: The Monterey Legacy, is an hour long documentary chronicling the contributions of internationally known Monterey Bay Area photographers who profoundly influenced the world of photography and art.

Film: “Brett Weston: Photographer” (30 min)   12/28/2017

The “photographers’ photographer” and one of the most important artists of the 20th Century.