The Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artist Lecture Series, funded by Lesley University Chair of the Board 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.
November 18, 2021: Breathing Life: The Mysterious Power of Puppetry
April 14, 2021: It All Matters: Regrets and Reinvention
Professional artist Julia S. Powell discussed her personal journey from high school athlete to corporate attorney to professional full-time artist. She shared the mistakes that turned into gifts, and encouraged viewers to reinvent themselves at any stage in life.
March 11, 2021: Broken Promises to Indigenous People
Chief Mutáwi Mutáhash (Many Hearts) Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba, 18th Chief of the Mohegan Tribe, discussed how colonization and subsequent United States policy has affected our Indigenous nations and how our sovereign tribal nations engage with the sovereign that is now the United States.
October 24, 2019: Hans Strauch Resurrects Family History in Berlin
Lesley's Chair of the Board Hans Strauch shares remarkable journey and legacy.