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Coffee with a Curator Spring 2019

University Circle Inc.

  • Date Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Wednesday, May 01, 2019
University Circle Inc.

University Circle Inc.

Join us for coffee and conversation with University Circle’s best and brightest curators. You will have the opportunity to sit and chat with different curators from the Circle’s most distinguished institutions. This is your opportunity to discover what curators do, why they do it and how they got their start. Their research and discoveries impact museums, your lives and, in some cases, the world.

Registration Link: http://www.tri-c.edu/encore-senior-adult-programs/neighborhood-scholars/off-campus-neighborhood-scholars.html

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Cleveland History Center
Digital Curation
Margaret Roulett, Archives and Special Collections Manager
How does the Research Library at the Cleveland History Center make its collections accessible in the digital age? Join Margaret Roulett, Archives and Special Collections Manager to explore how she is curating vast archival collections into free access, on-line digital modules available for scholars, researchers, and students across the globe and in our backyard.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday, April 3
rd, 2019
moCa Cleveland
Lee Mingwei & SUNRISE: 50th Anniversary Exhibitions
Courtenay Finn, moCa's Chief Curator
Join other cultural adventurers as we explore moCa's 50th anniversary exhibitions! Lee Mingweipresents interactive works of generosity and beauty by this internationally-acclaimed artist who had his first major museum exhibition at moCa over 20 years ago. The Sunriseexhibition honors our founders Marjorie Talalay, Nina Sundell, and Aggie Gund. Sunrise reveals our vanguard roots and the artists and individuals who created this special place.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Amphibians: More Than Just a Slimy Face
Roberta Muehlheim, Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians are one of the longest inhabitants of earth, colonizing land some 370 million years ago. Roberta Muehlheim will talk about her field work with amphibians and will discuss not only their amazing abilities but also their importance to life on the planet. After the talk, we will take a short behind-the-scenes tour of the vertebrate zoology department.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Cleveland Museum of Art
Charles Burchfield: The OHIO Landscapes
Britany Salsbury, Associate Curator of Prints & Drawings
Join curator Britany Salsbury for a tour and discussion of Charles Burchfield: The Ohio Landscapes, 1915–1920. This signature exhibition explores the key role that northeast Ohio played in the art and life of American artist Charles Burchfield and features about 30 drawings made between 1915 and 1920, the period surrounding what Burchfield described as his “golden year.”



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1 minute walk
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Historical Landmarks

1. Junior League of Cleveland

1 minute walk
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Real Estate

1. Friends' House Office Space

1 minute walk
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Places of Worship

1. Cleveland Friends Meeting

1 minute walk
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2. Mount Zion Congregational Church

2 minute walk
United Church of Christ Church in University Circle.

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1. Research Library at the Cleveland History Center

1 minute walk
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1. Cleveland History Center Gift Store

1 minute walk
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1. Cleveland History Center Parking Lot

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