Select Past Programming
The Zuckerman Museum of Art offers a robust and diverse series of programming throughout the year. Below are some highlights starting with the debut of the new building in March of 2014. Most listings feature archival footage of the event.
African Art, Ivories, and Museum Collections Lecture
November 1, 2016
Curator and scholar, Jessica Stephenson, discussed the complexities around collecting and displaying African art and artifacts.
MARBOut III: Breaking the News | Panel Discussion
October 26, 2016
A selection of history and archives professionals shared their experiences in identifying, documenting, and researching GLBTIQ history.
The 96 Elephants Project | Art and Advocacy
October 12 & 14, 2016
The campus community decorated an Ijele inspired by the Nigerian Igbo tradition to honor of the 96 elephants poached every day in Africa.
Then the Ijele was marched in a parade to promote conservation efforts.
Practice, Opportunity + Change | Panel Discussion
May 17, 2016
For this lively discussion, arts administrators discussed issues around museum diversity and inclusion from policy and curatorial practices to first-hand perspectives.
Race, Stigma & HIV | Panel Discussion
April 19, 2016
Advocates and experts who have dedicated their lives to the fight against HIV engage in a riveting discussion that explored how racial inequality and stigma have acted as barriers in the fight against AIDS.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Art AIDS America.
Robert Sherer and Kia Labeija | Artist Talks
March 8, 2016
Two of the artists featured in Art AIDS America discussed their artwork and careers. Each especially considered how the HIV and AIDS epidemic shaped their creative process and lives.
From Her Perspective:
The Contemporary Female Artist | Artist Talks
November 3, 2015
Maria Artemis, Jess Jones, and Katherine Taylor talk about their artwork and careers in conjunction with the 2015 fall exhibitions Forget Me Not and Anamnesis.
In Our Backyard: The story of the HIV and AIDS epidemic in Kennesaw and beyond | Panel Discussion
October 21, 2015
For the second annual MARBOut, three nursing professionals discussed their experiences with HIV as a pre-cursor to the ZMA's presentation of Art AIDS America (Spring 2016).
interSessions: The Art X Hip Hop Dialogues | Panel Discussion
September 24, 2015
Fahamu Pecou presented the fifth installment in a series of conversations between figures from the arts and the hip-hop communities. This dialogue featured Okorie Johnson and Khnum “Stic.Man” Ibomu.
Phong Bui | Artist Talk
April 14, 2015
Phong Bui--curator, artist, writer and co-founder and editor of The Brooklyn Rail--gives an in-depth talk about his life, career, and exhibited work in the ZMA's 2015 exhibition Pause.
Happiness in the Workplace | Lecture
January 29, 2015
Dr. W. Ken Harmon discusses the research on happiness and how it can be applied in the workplace in order to foster a positive culture that itself can engender happiness, presented in conjunction with the 2015 exhibition Laboratory.
Nathalie Miebach and Karen Beall | Artist Talks
November 13, 2014
The Zuckerman Museum of Art welcomed Nathalie Miebach and Karen Rich Beall for discussions about their work in advanced of the opening of the exhibition, Laboratory.
MARBOut: The Inadmissible Panel | Panel Discussion
October 23, 2014
For the first annual MARBOut the KSU Archives, Zuckerman Museum of Art, and the GLBTIQ Student Retention Office presented an evening exploring GLBTIQ history as told through personal stories and near-lost pasts.
Grand Opening of the Zuckerman Museum of Art
March 1, 2014
This festive evening showcased musicians, dancers, and theatrical performers to celebrate the first the new art museum in Georgia in thirty years.