Talks & Lectures

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LECTURE: Thomas Cole’s Transatlantic Career

Sunday, October 1 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest today is Elizabeth Kornhauser, the Alice Pratt Brown Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Voting 101: Everything We Forgot or Never Knew about Elections and Voting in New York State

Thursday, October 5 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Our guest is Jennifer Wilson, director of program and policy from the non-partisan League of Women Voters.

LECTURE Pleasing the Powerful Goddess: Amenhotep III’s Statues of Sekhmet

Sunday, October 15 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for our annual fall lecture on Ancient Egypt!

LECTURE Costuming for a Century

Thursday, October 19 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Did you know? The Costumer is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year! Come learn about their fascinating history.

LECTURE From Mammy to Madea: “Race Films” and Racial Representation

Sunday, October 22 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest speaker today is author and lecturer Barbara Tepa Lupack.

LECTURE: Albany Medical Center: History and Architecture

Sunday, November 5 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

presented by Dr. Douglas Cohn