Past Events

  • Apr11

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Wind, Sunshine and Sky”

    Sunday, April 11, 2010, 3:30–5 pm

    Charles Burchfield wrote “My diary seems to be a journal of the wind, sunshine and sky”, and one can say much the same for his watercolors. While some may travel the world to find nature’s beauty, Charles Burchfield found beauty in his own backyard – our backyard. Hismore

  • Apr 8

    Lecture / Discussion  |  “Burchfield’s Sublime American Landscapes”

    Thursday, April 8, 2010, 7–8:30 pm

    In a journal entry from May 27, 1914 Charles Burchfield wrote “Already in my mind I have made the following resolution, but I will now put it down on paper: I hereby dedicate my life and soul to the study and love of nature, with the purpose to bring it before the mass of uninterested public,more

  • Mar18

    Lecture / Discussion  |  “Conventions for Abstract Thoughts”

    Thursday, March 18, 2010, 7–8:30 pm

    In childhood, Charles Burchfield formulated memories of fear and mourning that he would later transform into his own language of pictorial symbols he called “Conventions for Abstract Thoughts.”  His actual personal meanings might not be discernible to the outer world, but thesemore

  • Mar 7

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Panel Discussion with Robert Gober, Cynthia Burlingham and Nancy Weekly

    Sunday, March 7, 2010, 2:30–4 pm