Overhead view of two children painting flowers

Events and Programs

  • Overhead view of a child painting a flower

    Upcoming Programs

    GCMoA has a full array of programs year round to enrich the experience of art-viewing and art-making for both campus and community. All events are in the Museum of Art or adjacent spaces unless otherwise noted.

Opening Reception and Gallery Talk

Friday, Jan. 28, 4 p.m.

Susan Baley, GCMoA’s new director, will introduce the exhibition, and Matthew Kluber, professor of studio art, and critic Saul Ostrow will give an overview of the exhibition, considering the changes and challenges of digital methods in traditional visual practice. Their talk will include a tour of the exhibition. A reception with in-person refreshments or treats-to-go as COVID-19 policies allow will follow. Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Opening Reception. Meeting ID: 881 8852 5829

Click this link to Matthew Kluber’s website

Recital: Royce Wolf — CANCELED

Tuesday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.

This recital by Royce Wolf, professor of mathematics, has been canceled.

Artists @ Grinnell: Bill Albertini & John Pomara

Feb. 22, 4 p.m.

Join Bill Albertini and John Pomara for a conversation about their work in Digital Visions. Albertini’s work has been described as “digital phantasmagoria” born in the digital via 2-D and 3-D printers. Pomara digitally transforms glitches or chance images to create elegant, abstract paintings. Pomara describes his work as “multiplatform painting interfacing with social media while incorporating apps, photos on my iPhone, glitching software and Photoshop.” Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Albertini and Pomara talk. Meeting ID: 862 0257 2576

Click this link to Bill Albertini’s website

Artists @ Grinnell: John F. Simon, Jr. & Anne Spalter

March 8, 4 p.m.

Join John Simon and Anne Spalter for a conversation about their work in Digital Vision. John Simon describes himself as a multimedia artist and software art pioneer whose meditative drawing practice inspires his media installations. In his work, he melds his creativity as a programmer and his skill with forms and sculpted objects. Anne Spalter represents collective consciousness by combining a consistent set of personal symbols using traditional mark-making methods and innovative digital tools, including artificial intelligence. Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Simon and Spalter talk. Meeting ID: 882 5746 9918

Click this link to John Simon’s website

Click this link to Anne Spalter’s website

Artists @ Grinnell: Kate Petley & Jody Zellen

April 5, 4 p.m.

Join Kate Petley and Jody Zellen for a conversation about their work in Digital Visions. Collapsing the boundaries between photography, sculpture and painting, Kate Petley’s work focuses on transformation, turning assemblages of cast-off cardboard fragments into mystical images, resplendent in color. Jody Zellen works in many media simultaneously, creating interactive installations, mobile apps, net art, animations, drawings, paintings, photographs, public art, and artist’s books. Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Petley and Zellen talk. Meeting ID: 851 4352 3621

Click this link to Kate Petley’s website

Click this link to Jody Zellen’s website

Writers @ Grinnell: Riva Lehrer

April 7, 8 p.m.

Riva Lehrer is an artist, writer and curator who focuses on the socially challenged body. She is best known for representations of people whose physical embodiment, sexuality, or gender identity have long been stigmatized. Her memoir, Golem Girl, was published in October 2020. Want to attend virtually? Click this link to the Lehrer talk. Meeting ID: 870 0558 6277

Click this link to Riva Lehrer’s website

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