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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

Film: “The Precursors of Photography”   1/4/2018

A brief documentary describing the roots of photography and the pioneers of various processes. (30 min)

FILM: “The Surrealists of Photography”   1/11/2018

This documentary features the important contributions by European Surrealists who employ the medium as a tool to create dreamlike imagery. (30 min.)

Susan Johnston, Stevensville, MI   1/18/2018

This award-winning artist discusses her images and how she transitioned from her previous career to photography.

Earl Vandygriff, Granger, IN   1/25/2018

Well-known regional photographer discusses his outstanding color photographs of nature.

Rick Burns, Elkhart, IN   2/1/2018


Collector, photographer, mountain climber, Rick Burns talks about his travels and the evolution of his collection of 20th Century masters of photography.

Danny Graber, Elkhart, IN   2/8/2018


Award winning photographer discusses his work in both black & white and color.

Carol Estes, LaPorte, IN   2/15/2018


The work of this regional photographer is both unusual and unique in the subjects both figurative and still-life.

Don Mishler, Goshen, IN   2/22/2018

This past winner of the Ron Miazga Memorial Purchase Award in Photography discusses his love of wet-chemistry silver prints.

Art Educator & Students from YAM 2018   3/8/2018


This 3-week series looks into the teaching methods of Art Educators and the award-winning work of students from selected schools represented in the current exhibit.

Art Educator & Students from YAM 2018   3/15/2018

Art Educator & Students from YAM 2018

Art Educator & Students from YAM 2018   3/22/2018

Art Educator & Students from YAM 2018

Film: “Alice Neel” Part 1 (40 min)   3/29/2018

Part 1 (40 min)
This documentary features the indefatigable personality of one of the great women of the 20th Century and her unique & sometimes strange, expressive portraits of friends and family.

Film: “Alice Neel” Part 2 (40 min)   4/15/2018


This documentary features the indefatigable personality of one of the great women of the 20th Century and her unique & sometimes strange, expressive portraits of friends and family.