Every Thurs, Feb 4–April 22, 2010, noon
* UW–Milwaukee associate professor Vicki Callahan will facilitate a discussion after the film.
Vicki Callahan is Associate Professor at UW-Milwaukee and, this year, a visiting scholar at USC’s Institute for Multimedia Literacy, where she is piloting a course for the Brave New Educators initiative (with Robert Greenwald’s documentary film group, Brave New Films). She is the author of Zones of Anxiety: Movement, Musidora, and the Crime Serials of Louis Feuillade and editor of the forthcoming Reclaiming the Archive: Feminism and Film History. She co-authors with Lina Srivastava, transmedia-activism.com, a resource site for using cross-media platforms to effect social change.
Sat, Jan 9–April 17, 2010, 9 am–noon
Examine how history has affected individual approaches to making photographs in this course offered with MIAD. Studio instruction, discussions with invited artists (e.g., Saul Leiter), and a critique with curator Lisa Hostetler culminate in a project for exhibition at City Hall in May. See prerequisite and registration information.
$675 ($595 MIAD alumni)
Thurs, Feb 11, 2010, 5–8 pm Indulge in a pre-Valentine’s Day evening with your main squeeze. Rendezvous in the Noir Cocktail Lounge, featuring chanteuse Leslie Fitzwater, before a romantic dinner in Café Calatrava, a screening of The Big Sleep, or a tour of Street Seen. Seatings for dinner, 6–9 p.m.; RSVP 414-224-3813. Download menu
Fri, Feb 19, 2010, 5 pm–midnight Take in Street Seen after hours. Be on the scene for Danceworks as they perform “Snapshots” at 7 and 8:30 p.m., and enjoy the Photo Booth, DIY Studio, rockin’ tunes, cash bar, and more! Tickets at www.mam.org/afterdark
Sun, Feb 28, 2010, 10 am–4 pm Experience street art, music, and dance coming out of Milwaukee-area neighborhoods. Cheer on the dancers in the breakdancing battle, learn some moves, and create large-scale graffiti murals and collage works.
Target Family Sundays are sponsored by Target, with additional support from Assurant Health.
Thurs, Mar 4, 2010, 4–8 pm Join three leading voices in photography—Ann Thomas, National Gallery of Canada; Jeff L. Rosenheim, Curator, Dept of Photographs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and Keith Davis, Nelson-Atkins Museum—and the Museum’s curator of photographs Lisa Hostetler for an engaging evening; reception included. Download registration form
Sat, Apr 17, 2010, 10:30 am–3 pm Sign up for this day of informative talks and demonstrations on caring for historic photographs, including behind-the-scene access to our Museum conservation lab. $65 for AAS and Photo Council Members, $85 for non-members (fee includes lunch). Please reserve your spot at 414-224-3281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presented by American Arts Society and Photography Council
Thurs, Apr 22, 2010, 6:15 pm
Contemporary photographer Philip Lorca-diCorcia, in conversation with Street Seen curator Lisa Hostetler, discusses the challenges and rewards of street photography today and how it has changed since the 1950s. Sponsored by Contemporary Art Society and Photography Council