Leslie Lohman Museum



Event Speakers Series

Leslie-Lohman Speakers Series

We are proud to announce the upcoming schedule of events for the 2015-2016 the Leslie-Lohman Speakers Series. This ongoing series of lectures will focus on creating an environment and opportunity for studio based artists to interact with a public audience of diverse backgrounds, encouraging a dialogue between artist and audience. Lectures are free, and open to the public. All lectures start at 6:30 unless otherwise noted.


December 1, 2, and 3, 6pm
Film Screening: Let the Record Show
Demetrea & Rebekah Dewald

NYC premier of Let the Record Show and talk back with film artists, director and producers Demetrea and Rebekah Dewals. Film explores AIDS activism, through art, in NYC during the 80s & 90s.

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February 25
Leon Mostovoy
Artist who has been creating on the front lines of the queer and political art movement for decades. His work gives voice to the unheard including themes of the fight against AIDS pandemic, sex workers, queer erotic, women ex-cons and transgender men.


March 14
Amelia Jones
Chair of the Visual Culture department at McGill University, Amelia is probably one of the most well recognized queer, anti-racist, feminist art historians working today. She has lectured throughout the world and the author of numerous publications.


April 27
Sophia Wallace
American conceptual artist and photographer who uses images, video and mixed media to explore alterity. Her focus is how otherness is constructed visually on the gendered, sexualized, racialized body.


Be sure to check the website for any updates or revisions to this schedule.


Funding for this series has been received in part from the generous support of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


Schedule and dates are subject to change. Please check back often for updated information.

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