The Art of Conversation speaker series is designed to engage and enlighten attendees. Engage with a variety of artists who will inspire new ways of thinking about art. All programs are scheduled to take place at the Rahr-West Art Museum. Open to all.
Kathy Svec - Shadowbox Art
Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:00p
Kathy will bring us into another world, showcasing her shadowbox art as she combines collage and book binding, giving us a peek into the layers of textures and patterns used in her work. With two art degrees and a career of teaching and managing art-related programs at Iowa State University, Kathy has worked in a variety of medium and has been showcasing her work since 1978.
Graeme Reid - Museum of Wisconsin Art
Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:00p
Graeme talk with us about six women who made a tremendous impact on Wisconsin art.
Cynthia Noble - Art Institute of Chicago
Sunday, June 10, 2018 1:00p
Cynthia will discuss our Modern Masters:20th Century Prints exhibit, which will be on display at the Rahr-West from June 10-August 12, 2018.
Stephanie Carpenter - Hamilton Wood Type Museum
Thursday, July 26, 2018 1:00p
Stephanie will demonstrate art printing techniques
Patrick Burke - Florence trained wood carver
Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:00p
Patrick will demonstrate his seasonal talent as a pumpkin carver.