The Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artist Lecture Series, funded by trustee Hans Strauch and the Mosse Foundation, brings world-renowned artists to campus.
More than a third of Lesley’s undergraduate and graduate students are engaged in the arts, whether through the university’s art and design, creative writing, community arts, or expressive therapies programs. This visiting artist lecture series serves as a catalyst for artistic and cultural inquiry. It reinforces arts integration across our schools. And best of all—it’s free and open to the public.
Nick Cave, a former Alvin Ailey dancer best known for his Soundsuits, emphasized the importance of a strong work ethic and a commitment to creating change.
“You are the ones who will make the world a different place through the ways you express yourself,” said Weems. Her work explores themes of truth and exploration of power, racism, sexism and class.