Friends Lectures begin September 14 with Thomas Marks on the Poet in the Museum

Lectures to educate, inform, and enlighten.  
Additional information and lecture titles will be available in the September Newsletter
The Friends Lecture Committee is pleased to announce the upcoming Lecture Series for the coming2017-2018 year.  All lectures are held in the Pillsbury Auditorium and begin promptly at 11AM. Friends members may reserve their tickets for the lectures on the 15th of each month prior to the lecture.  The lectures may be reserved by the public on the 17th of each month prior to the lecture.  Please call the Mia ticket office to reserve at 612.870.6323.

Date Speaker                         Affiliation
September 2017 14 Dr. Thomas Marks Apollo Magazine – Editor
October 2017 12 Gabriel Ritter Mia – Contemporary Art Curator
November 2017  9 Aaron Rio Mia – Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Curator of Japanese and Korean Art
December 2017 14 Larry Millett Architectural Historian
January 2018 11 Ghenete Zelleke Mia – James Ford Bell Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture
February 2018  8 Yasufumi Nakamori Mia – Curator and Head of the Department of Photography and New Media
March 2018  8 Robert Cozzolini Mia – Patrick and Aimee Butler Curator of Paintings
April 2018 12 Anna Felicity Friedman Tattoo Scholar and Historian
May 2018 10 Max Anderson New Cities Foundation, Executive Director

The September and May lectures are sponsored by Mark and Mary Goff Fiterman Lecture Fund,  and are presented by the Friends of the Institute and Mia.