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Adult Lectures

Check out the list below for upcoming lectures at the CMA. Interested in viewing past lectures? Visit the YouTube playlist here.

E.g., 2017-12-17
E.g., 2017-12-17
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
  • Wed., December 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

This program will focus on the evolution and style of popular sheet music, which represented a mix of music, design, literature, and photographs of Jazz Age artists and bands. Daniel Goldmark, professor and director of the Center for Popular Music Studies at CWRU, will share vintage sheet music, talk about the novelty, humor, and risqué nature of popular tunes of the era, and share period recordings.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Tue., December 26, 2017, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., January 2, 2018, 12:00 pm

Join curator Sonya Rhie Mace for two talks in the Smith Gallery relating to the special exhibition Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • Wed., December 27, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join curator Sonya Rhie Mace for a lavishly illustrated lecture and gallery visit to explore works in this exhibition, which features an unprecedented loan from the National Museum of Cambodia.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • Tue., December 26, 2017, 12:00 pm
  • Tue., January 2, 2018, 12:00 pm

Join curator Sonya Rhie Mace for two talks in the Smith Gallery relating to the special exhibition Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
George E. Lewis
  • Sat., February 17, 2018, 3:00 pm
Gartner Auditorium

In this program, George Lewis, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians’ (AACM) foremost chronicler and author of A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music, will share insights about the new music and art that emerged from Chicago between 1965–1975.