2006-2007 Public Programs

June 9, 2007

Gallery talk with artist Mel Ziegler from the Artspace exhibition “America Starts Here”

May 18, 2007

“The Parcel Compendium”
Public readings by art history and creative writing majors at KCAI. Organized and sponsored by the School of Liberal Arts at KCAI.

April 19, 2007

“Current Perspectives: It’s Only Natural” – visiting artist and scholar lecture series
Lecture by visiting artist Mark Dion

March 3, 2007

“Collecting Ink,” a gallery talk with guest curator Craig Subler

 Feb. 10, 2007

ArtLab for Educators

Feb. 2, 2007

Gallery talk with the artists from “Current Perspectives: It’s Only Natural," visiting artist and scholar lecture series

Dec. 15, 2006

An evening of reading stories and creating interesting animals in conjunction with the Artspace’s “Cryptozoology” exhibition.

Dec. 1, 2006

Local perspectives on “Cryptozoology” and the KC Urban Safari featuring Bruce Bradley, Linda Hall Librarian for the History of Science.

Nov. 18, 2006

Educator’s ArtLab Workshop: “Cryptozoology – Illuminating the Unseen” with KCAI special programs instructor Jessie Fisher

Nov. 17, 2006

Annual art educators open house

Nov. 16, 2006

Public lecture by visiting artist Sean Foley in conjunction with KCAI’s visiting artist and scholar series, “Current Perspectives: It’s Only Natural”

Nov. 11, 2006

A Scientific Perspective on the Artspace’s exhibition “Cryptozoology”

Featuring Debra Ryder, director of education at the Kansas City Zoo, and William Miller, assistant professor of biology at Baker University.

Unveiling of “Call of the Wild Urban Safari” and project partner sites.

Oct. 31, 2006

Halloween and Crypto Family Night

Oct. 26 , 2006

“Cryptozoology” roundtable conversation

Featuring curators Mark Bessire and Raechell Smith with artists Jeffrey Vallance, Marc Swanson and Sean Foley
In conjunction with KCAI’s visiting artist and scholar series, “Current Perspectives: It’s Only Natural”

Oct. 28 – Dec. 2, 2006

“Clay for Kids: Cryptozoology”
KCAI special programs instructor Lauren Clay

Oct. 27, 2006

“Cryptozoology” exhibition opening reception and favorite Cryptid costume contest

 Oct. 13, 2006

 Gallery talk with Maria Buszek, Anthony Baab, Justin Gainan and Elijah Gowin

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