Alumni Events

October 26, 2021
Walter W.S. Cook Annual Lecture
Malleable Memories and an Evolving History: Preserving the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s Collection
Speaker: Lisa Conte, Head of Conservation, 9/11 Memorial & Museum

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October 22, 2021
Alumni Weekend Lecture: Cindy Kang, IFA PhD ’14, Associate Curator at the Barnes Foundation; Colonialism, Decoration, and Modern Art: Marie Cuttoli and the Barnes

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March 17, 2021
Alumni Online Lecture: Janne Sirén, Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director and Cathleen Chaffee, Chief Curator discuss the Albright-Knox Art Gallery expansion project

February 19, 2021
Annual Alumni Reunion on Zoom

December 10, 2020
Alumni Online Lecture: Making The Met, 1870–2020, with Andrea Bayer, Deputy Director for Collections and Administration and the organizing curator of Making the Met, 1870-2020; and
Laura D. Corey, Senior Research Associate in the Director’s Office and European Paintings and co-organizer of Making the Met, 1870-2020

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November 17, 2020
Abstract Art: A Global History
Speakers: Professors Pepe Karmel and Edward J. Sullivan

October 23, 2020
Alumni Weekend Lecture: Rosa Lowinger, MA, IFA ’82, FAAR’09; Understanding the Role of Vandalism in Protest and Public Art.

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October 20, 2020
Walter W.S. Cook Annual Lecture
A Catalogue for 2020: Italian Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes at The Met
Speaker: Denise Allen, Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

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August 10, 2020
NYU Alumni Association Online Lecture
French Landscape at the Margins of Survival
Speaker: Professor Thomas Crow

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June 9, 2020
NYU Alumni Association Online Lecture
Landscapes of Construction and Extinction: Art and Ecology in the Americas
Speaker: Professor Edward Sullivan

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June 2, 2020
NYU Alumni Association Online Lecture
Healing Dust and Printed Cures: Technologies of Protection in Medieval Islam
Speaker: Professor Finbarr Barry Flood

February 14, 2020
Exhibition tours of “The Impressionist Pastel” and “Pure Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art from the Gray Collection”
Harriet Stratis, IFA MA/Cert ’89

February 13, 2020
Annual Alumni Reunion Luncheon 
Hosted by the Institute of Fine Arts Alumni Association
The Hilton Chicago Hotel

October 26, 2019
Alumni Weekend Lecture: Nadine M. Orenstein, IFA MA ’85 and PhD ’92, Drue Heinz Curator in Charge, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, From Armor to Paper: The Art of Etching in the Renaissance

October 29, 2019
Walter W.S. Cook Annual Lecture
Aby Warburg’s Babylonian Paradigm: towards an epistemology of the irrational in the Bilder Atlas
Speaker: Zainab Bahrani, Columbia University, New York

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