Upcoming Lectures

The Academy hosts a robust speakers program, featuring illustrated talks by some of the world’s most distinguished visual artists, scholars and critics.

Lectures begin at 6:30 pm and all lectures are free and open to the public.

The Art & Culture Lecture Series presents illustrated artist talks by established, emerging and mid-career sculptors, painters and mixed-media artists, discussing their studio practice, influences and artistic journeys.

The Professional Practice Lecture Series features art world professionals such as gallerists, curators, museum directors, dealers, and critics, in conversation with Academy senior critic Sharon Louden. The conclusion of each lecture is an opportunity for questions from audience members. To view past lectures, please click here.

Inquiries: Angharad Coates acoates@nyaa.edu / 212-842-5966
All past lectures can be viewed on the Academy’s Vimeo channel.


Current & Upcoming Lectures

Visual Art and Humor: A Discussion

Wednesday, January 18, 6:30pm

Piss and Vinegar: Artists Panel

Wednesday, January 25, 6:30pm

Legal Matters: Matthew Deleget in conversation with Franklin Boyd

Wednesday, February 1, 6:30pm

Navigating Social Media: Sharon Louden in conversation with Kimberly Drew

Wednesday, February 8, 6:30pm

On Curating: Sharon Louden in conversation with Hrag Vartanian and Jason Andrew

Wednesday, February 15, 6:30pm

Sharon Louden in conversation with Scott Rothkopf

Wednesday, February 22, 6:30pm

Activism and Culture Production: Deana Haggag, Mark Tribe, William Powhida and Caroline Woolard

Wednesday, March 1, 6:30pm