The Allbritton Art Institute presents lectures by distinguished art historians and artists from throughout the United States and from abroad. Students, faculty and the wider Baylor community enjoy these opportunities to hear lively discussions of topics in 18th-century, 19th-century, 20th-century, and contemporary art.
2018 AAI Art Lecture
The Allbritton Art Institute will host Nicole R. Myers, Lillian and James H. Clark Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Dallas Museum of Art for the Allbritton Art Institute Art Lecture. Dr. Myers will lecture on the life and work of Impressionist, Berthe Morisot. The lecture will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in McClinton Auditorium (240) in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. The event will be free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
Dr. Myers co-curated a major, international exhibition of Morisot’s work, “Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist”. The monographic exhibition is co-organized by four intuitions (Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Barnes Foundation, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Musée d’Orsay) and will examine Morisot’s work and career as a revolutionary and essential member of the Impressionists. The exhibition will travel to the Dallas Museum of Art in the Spring of 2019.
In the fall of 2017, the Institute hosted internationally acclaimed, category defying artists, Doug and Mike Starn and art critic Jason Kaufman for the Allbritton Art Institute Biennial Artist Conversation.
2016 AAI Art Lecture
In the fall of 2016, the Institute hosted the world's leading authority on Impressionist artist, Claude Monet, Dr. Paul Hayes Tucker.
2015 Biennial Artist Conversation
In the fall of 2015, the Institute hosted art critic, Jason Kaufman and world-renowned artist, Frank Stella for the Allbritton Art Institute's Biennial Artist Conversation.