This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.
Art Salad is a free lunchtime discussion forum. Artists, historians, educators, and curators share multi-point perspectives into the world of contemporary art. You are welcome to bring a lunch or order from our visiting food truck partners. Offered jointly with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Note: There will be no Art Salad discussion on November 28 in obervance of Thanksgiving Day.
September 26 – Maiza Hixson, Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art, gives a preview and highlights of the Fall 2013 exhibition season at the DCCA, including a discussion of socially-engaged art, with a gallery tour to follow.
October 3 – Philadelphia-based artist Steven Baris discusses the paintings and board game installation in his solo exhibition Exurban Archipelago.
October 10 – DCCA Artist in Residence Matthew Jensen outlines his community-based residency project entitled The Wilmington Center for the Study of Local Landscape.
October 17 – Musical ensemble Mélomanie previews its innovative style of combining Baroque and contemporary sounds.
October 24 – Philadelphia-based artist Emily Erb talks about the silk paintings in her solo exhibition Legal Tender.
October 31 – Artist Erica Loustau, West Chester University Adjunct Professor of Art, reflects on her aerial sculpture installation Exodus in DCCA’s Atrium Space.
November 7 – Stony Brook University Environmental Art, Architecture and Design professor Marc Fasanella, PhD, discusses artistic engagement in environmental practices and agriculture in conjunction with the exhibition CUR(EAT).
November 14 – Conservators Brian Baade and Kristin de Ghetaldi lead a talk on the challenges faced by conservators, artists, and institutions when working with contemporary materials.
November 21 – A representative artist discusses recent work in the MFA Biennial. Artist TBA.
December 5 – University of Delaware Visual Art Professor Janet Hethorn, PhD, explores clothing, textiles, and visual style in conjunction with current and upcoming DCCA exhibitions.
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