Programs

The O’Donnell Institute is dedicated to fostering intellectual creativity, exchange, and collaboration. Join us for these upcoming events.






Left:Evicted sharecropper and child, New Madrid County, Missouri, by Arthur Rothstein, January 1939, Call Number (Library of Congress):LC-USF3301-002945, the Photogrammar Project.
Right: Child in Tiger Costume, by Gamble, Sidney D., 1918 to 1919, Sidney D. Gamble Photographs Collection, Duke University, Sidney D. Gamble Photographs Collection.

EODIAH SCHOLAR LECTURE



Dr. Chen Jing, EODIAH visiting Scholar

Art Photography, Documentary Photography and the Sociological Art in China

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Open to the public




Bonnie Pitman, EODIAH Distinguished Scholar in Residence; Director of Art-Brain Innovations, Center for BrainHealth

LECTURE



Bonnie Pitman, EODIAH Distinguished Scholar in Residence; Director of Art-Brain Innovations, Center for BrainHealth

The Power of Observation - What color is your apple?

Join Bonnie Pitman and develop your Power of Observation by exploring the color red. Understand how our eyes and brain perceive and process the color. Discover the different meanings of red throughout history and across cultures. Attendees are encouraged to wear red.

At the UT Dallas Center for BrainHealth's Brain Performance Institute, 2200 W Mockingbird Lane, Dallas.

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Ambassador Jorge Alberto Lozoya

BRETTELL AWARDS IN THE ARTS LECTURE



Ambassador Jorge Alberto Lozoya, Recipient of the 2019 Brettell Awards in the Arts

The International Museum of the Baroque in Puebla, Mexico

At UT Dallas, Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

Open to the public.

Valet parking available.




TOP: Photograph: Mike Goldberg (L) and Frank O’Hara. c1955 Photographer unknown.
BOTTOM: Michael Goldberg, Sardines, 1955, oil and adhesive tape on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, Martha Jackson Memorial Collection, 1981.109.9.

EODIAH FELLOW TALKS



Kent Boyer, EODIAH Fellow, Ekphrastic Poetry and Abstract Expressionism: “Why I Am Not A Painter” by Frank O’Hara 1956

Eman Al-Habashneh, EODIAH Fellow, A Relentless Quest for Identity

At the Edith O'Donnell Institute, UT Dallas Arts and Technology Building [ATEC] Room 2.705E.

Open to the public



Justin Shubow, President, National Civic Art Society

LECTURE



Justin Shubow, President, National Civic Art Society

Justin Shubow is President of the National Civic Art Society, and the Executive Director of Rebuild Penn Station, a National Civic Art Society initiative to promote the reconstruction of the original Pennsylvania Station in New York City designed by McKim, Mead & White. He is also a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Open to the public





ATHENAEUM REVIEW ISSUE 3 RELEASE EVENTS


At UT Dallas campus JO 4.122.
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At Deep Vellum Books, 3000 Commerce St., Dallas
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Join us for light refreshments to celebrate the third issue of Athenaeum Review, pick up a copy, and to hear from the UT Dallas authors who have contributed their work to the journal.

This is a special issue on the theme of “painful remembrance,” edited by Dr. Nils Roemer, who is interim dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, director of the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, and Stan and Barbara Rabin Professor in Holocaust Studies. Other featured authors include Drs. Richard R. Brettell, Dennis M. Kratz, Sarah da Rocha Valente, and Jane Saginaw.

There are also articles on Caravaggio’s Seven Acts of Mercy by David Carrier, on Jacob Hashimoto’s exhibition at the Crow Museum by Robert E. Gordon, Everything is Connected at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Andreas Önnerfors, and on the art of Sicilian puppet theater by Jo Ann Cavallo. The issue also includes artwork by Annabel Daou, Susan Kae Grant, Stephen Lapthisophon, and Darryl Lauster.

Find out more, or order a copy online at athenaeumreview.org

Open to the public



Dr. Michael Thomas, Director, Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History, Edith O'Donnell Distinguished University Chair Professor of Arts and Humanities, Co-Director, The Oplontis Project, Co-Director, Mugello Valley Archaeological Project

GALLERY TALK



Dr. Michael Thomas, Director, Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Open to the public




Paul Cézanne, Still Life with Apples on a Sideboard, 1900–06, watercolor over pencil on paper, Dallas Museum of Art, the Wendy and Emery Reves Collection, 1985.R.12

BRETTELL LECTURE



Dr. Richard Brettell, Founding Director, Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History

Cézanne in DFW

At The Dallas Museum of Art.

Open to the public. Tickets $5, FREE for DMA Members and Students.

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Crawford Riddell Gothic Revival Bed, c. 1844, Brazilian rosewood, tulip poplar, and yellow pine, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of three anonymous donors, Friends of the Decorative Arts Fund, General Acquisitions Fund, Discretionary Decorative Arts Fund, and the Boshell Family Foundation, Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art

GALLERY TALK



Dr. Whitney Stewart, Assistant Professor of Historical Studies and Affiliate of the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History at the University of Texas at Dallas

Reading Slavery Into & Out of American Decorative Arts

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Open to the public



Brunetti, Francesca. Spaghetti. Silk printing, 2016.

EODIAH FELLOW TALK



Francesca Brunetti, EODIAH Fellow

The Incursions of the Southern Italian Woman into the Discourse of Man: A Drawing, Printmaking, and Video Project about Gender, Language, and Geography.

At the Edith O'Donnell Institute, UT Dallas Arts and Technology Building, [ATEC] Room 2.705E.

Open to the public



A View in the Garden, from J. C. Murphy, The Arabian Antiquities of Spain (London, 1815)

SEMINAR TALK



Dr. Heather Ecker, Marguerite S. Hoffman and Thomas W. Lentz Curator of Islamic and Medieval Art, Dallas Museum of Art

The First Congregational Mosque of Córdoba

Open to the public

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Open to the public.



Iconic ceremonial mask from the Sicán (Lambayeque) culture in the collection of the Arts of the Americas at the DMA. Unknown Maker, Sicán (Lambayeque) culture, Late Intermediate Period, 900-1100 CE. Gold, copper, and pigment, 1969.1.McD, Dallas Museum of Art, The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Art Fund, Inc. Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art.

GALLERY TALK



Michelle Rich, The Ellen and Harry S. Parker III Assistant Curator of the Arts of the Americas

From Alaska to the Andes: Reinstalling the Arts of the Americas

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Open to the public



Shahshahani House, Isfahan, Iran, mid 19th Century

EODIAH FELLOW TALK



Fatemeh Tashakori, EODIAH Fellow

Diffusion of the Shameless Gaze: Propagation of European Prints in Nineteenth-century Qajar Iran

At The O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Open to the public







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