Art Talks Lecture Series | January 2018 Residency
Visiting artists, writers, art historians and critics, and curators discuss and present their work and ideas during a public lecture series sponsored by the MFA Visual Arts program during each residency.
These events are free and open to the public and are accessible by MBTA redline train to Porter square. The Art Talks Lecture Series is sponsored by the College of Art and Design MFA in Visual Arts program and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Scholar, artist, and curator, Best is the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Harvard Art Museums. Previously, Best has been faculty at the California College of Art and the University of Vermont, and an assistant curator at San Francisco MoMA. She is co-editor and contributor to Conflict, Identity and Protest in American Art, which explores the powerful relationship between artistic product and cultures of conflict in the United States. Best earned an MFA at Cal Arts, and an MA and PhD at Harvard University.
The MFA in Visual Arts Art Talk series at Lesley University College of Art and Design is supported, in part, by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.