Imani Poole talks about her work as a student in Sneakerheads, a Spring 2022 class at Auburn University, with Charlie Lesh, Associate Professor of English at Auburn. Students in the Sneakerheads course visited the museum to consider sneaker objects made by artist Andy Yoder for his exhibition Overboard.
Anila Quayyum Agha talks with Kristen Tordella-Williams about her exhibition “The Weight of Black” (October 8, 2021 – January 2, 2022) at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University.
How are museums part of cross-disciplinary teaching and learning on campus?
Mimi Hellman, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Art History at Skidmore College, discusses strategies that have been successful at the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College with Chris Molinski, Director of Education, Engagement and Learning at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University.
Devin Allen in conversation with Ernest L. Gibson, III, Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Auburn University, on April 4, 2022.
Presented as part of “Becoming the Beloved Community” at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University in commemoration of the 54th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. and supported by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.
Elijah Gaddis, Assistant Professor of History at Auburn University, explores a quilt by Catherine Somerville, on loan from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. To see images of the quilt online:
Visit the museum to see the quilt on view as part of Object Lab, Spring 2022:
Kristen Tordella-Williams, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at Auburn University, discusses her work in Faculty Exhibition Seven at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, on view January 28 through July 31, 2022.
Barb Bondy and Jeffrey Katz talk about their research study “Observational drawing in the brain” at Auburn University.
For more information about this research project:
This research project was made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Auburn University and the AU MRI Research Center.