Exhibition Lectures and Panel Discussions

The Museum’s dynamic annual schedule of special exhibitions brings the world’s finest visual arts to the region. Join us for lectures exploring the themes behind the art with guest lecturers and specialists that take us beyond the gallery walls.

Lectures are located in the Dickey Family Lecture Hall at the Museum. Admission includes pre-lecture reception and gallery access. Check out the calendar below for the most up to date lecture information.

  • Museum Members: FREE
  • Students (with valid ID): FREE
  • Not-Yet Members: $5

Upcoming Lectures

  • Curator’s Lecture: The Art of Larry Bell and Jesús Rafael Soto, July 15, 1:30p reception/2p lecture

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Antiquities Lectures


The Museum presents lectures throughout the year that celebrate the Museum’s collection of ancient art. We draw in scholars from around the country to discuss their expertise or share new discoveries in ancient art. The Antiquities Lecture Series is supported by the Antiquities Circle.

Lectures are located in the Dickey Family Lecture Hall at the Museum. Admission includes pre-lecture reception and gallery access.

  • Museum Members: FREE
  • Students (with valid ID): FREE
  • Not-Yet Members: $5

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Thirty on Thursday


Spend thirty minutes in the galleries with an expert! This program features talks with our Curators and visiting artists in relevance to what is on view. Great for lunch breaks!

  • Museum Members: Free
  • Students (with valid ID): Free
  • Not-Yet Members: Free with regular Museum admission

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