Tony Rodrigues talks about his work included in the exhibition “Invisible Thread” at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, on view from January 24 – May 7, 2023:
Aaron Levi Garvey, Janet L. Nolan Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, talks about the exhibition Surface to Air on view at the Auburn University Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville. Learn more about the Huntsville campus and the exhibition outreach initiative.
Hsuan L. Hsu, Professor of English at UC Davis, in conversation with artist Manon Bellet, alongside Bellet’s exhibition “A Swallow Does Not Make a Summer” part of the “Radical Naturalism” series at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, on view August 23 through December 30, 2022:
DJ Jihaari mixtape for the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, December 2022
Walk though the museum and listen to this mix, it is designed to go alongside the exhibitions on view in December, 2022 at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University.
Start in the Radical Naturalism exhibition with Donny Hathaway “Someday We’ll All Be Free” – D’Angelo “Real Love” – Ramp “I Just Love you” …
Then start listening to the Kinsey Collection with Eugene McDaniels “Freedom Death Dance” through to the track by Sly and the Family Stone “You can Make it if You Try” …
Then listen to the RaMell Ross exhibition starting with J Dilla “Glazed/Give Peace a Chance” alongside the sculpture “Propinquiry; Horizon of the Thing Witnessed” and work your way to the large sculpture “Return to Origin” for the last song by Earth Wind And Fire.
Gamaliel Rodríguez talks about his artwork installed as part of the opening of Auburn’s Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville, Alabama. Opened in October, 2022, the facility features a temporary installation of objects from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University. Gamaliel Rodríguez, a U.S. Army veteran who uses felt and ballpoint pens to create photorealistic aerial views of industrial, military and civilian structures, is the first commissioned artist in this cross-campus partnership between the museum and Auburn’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
Rick Barot, poet and Professor of English at Pacific Lutheran University, talks about creative writing, poetry, and ways of reading works of art at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University.
View the painting “Las Meninas” by Diego Velázquez:
View work by RaMell Ross:
Khalil Kinsey talks about the Kinsey African American Art and History Collection, on view at the Jule Collins Smith Museum at Auburn University from August 23 through December 30, 2022:
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.
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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.