The 2015 Salke Contemporary Art Study Group curriculum will include a series of four lectures to be followed by private lunches and discussion sessions with each speaker. This year we are pleased to be able to bring to you the following outstanding presenters and experts in their fields:
Friday, January 23, 2015 Important Directions in Contemporary Photography Dr. Peter Barberie, The Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Friday, February 20, 2015 Narrative Painting in America: Then and Now Dr. Louis Zona, Butler Institute of American Art
Friday, March 13, 2015 The Empty Plinth: Ancient Plunder and Contemporary Sculpture at PAFA Mr. Harry Philbrick, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Friday, April 3, 2015 The Harbingers, Catalysts, and Champions of American Studio Craft, 1900-60 Ms. Elisabeth R. Argo, Philadelphia Museum of Art At the conclusion of each of the formal lectures at 12:30 PM, members of the Salke Contemporary Art Study Group will have an opportunity to enjoy a private lunch with each of our speakers. These lunches and discussion sessions to follow will permit the free and open exchange of questions, ideas and observations among study group members and the lecturers. The four lectures and lunches, which will be held at 1010 Fifth Avenue South in Naples, are offered for a registration rate of $225 per person. We are limiting membership in the Salke Contemporary Art Study Group so please register early! Last year we did quickly sell out our memberships! While the four lectures will be open to the public, only members of the Salke Contemporary Art Study Group will be able to enjoy the private lunches and discussion sessions which follow.