The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is proud to announce a 2011 fall free lecture series The MAC Scholar Lecture Series, featuring art professors from the North Texas region. As part of The MAC’s educational outreach program, The MAC Scholar Lecture Series targets audiences who are interested in contemporary art history, criticism, theory and practice. These thoughtful explorations of the contemporary art world will provide audiences with a better understanding of visual art dialogues of today. As part of The MAC’s educational outreach initiative The MAC Scholar Lecture Series is free and open to the public.
FREE Art Lecture Schedule
Dr. Benjamin Lima from the University of Texas Arlington in Arlington, Texas. Dr. Lima’s lecture is titled “Analogies, Archives and Atlases: Hanne Darboven and Cyprien Gaillard.”
October 13 from 6-7 p.m.
Professor Ryder Richards from The Richland College of the Dallas Community College District in Dallas, Texas. Professor Richards will discuss collaborative experimentation.
October 20th from 6-7 p.m.
Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Thistlethwaite’s lecture is titled “Disappearing Acts: When Public Art Goes Away.”
October 26 from 6-7 p.m.
Dr. Eric Stryker from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Stryker will discuss subculture, sexuality, and gender identity in the contemporary art world.
October 27 from 6-7 p.m.
Dr. Jennifer Way from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Dr. Way’s lecture is titled “Back to the Future: Women Art Technology.”
About the MAC
Established in 1994, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is a nonprofit organization that stands as a Dallas advocate for creative freedom offering the opportunity for experimentation and presentation of art in all disciplines. It supports the emerging and established artist’s role in society providing a forum for critical dialogue with their audiences. This relationship is cultivated through education and innovative programming. The MAC is a member of Dallas Art Dealers Association and The Uptown Association.
Call 214-953-1212 for information or visit www.the-mac.org. The MAC is open Wednesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.