- MFA Fine Arts Open Studios: Saturday, December 13, 12 – 6pm. 133/144 West 21st Street, 8th and 9th floors. Free and open to the public.
- Cathleen McGuigan: The Role of Design Criticism in the National Press: Covering architecture, design and culture, Cathleen McGuigan is a senior editor and writer at Newsweek and has written for The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar and ArtNews. She is also an adjunct professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University and was a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Presented by the MFA Design Criticism Department. Tuesday, December 16, 6pm, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd floor. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited at this venue; please RSVP to 212.592.2228 or [email protected].
- The Camera Club of New York Presents: Michal Chelbin: Based in New York City, Israeli-born photographer Michal Chelbin has shown in solo and group shows in the U.S. and Europe, most recently at Andrea Meislin Gallery in New York. She has done editorial work for The New York Times, The New Yorker, New York magazine and Ten Men Magazine and her most recent monograph is entitled Strangely Familiar: Acrobats, Athletes and Other Traveling Troupes (Aperture, 2008). Tuesday, December 16, 7pm, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd-floor amphitheater. Free to CCNY members, SVA students, faculty, and staff; General admission $10, $5 for other students with ID.
- Paula Hayes Lecture: Inspired by the natural world, artist Paula Hayes incorporates flowers, plants, birds and other living elements into terrariums, bird houses and outdoor installation works. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts and BFA Visual and Critical Studies Departments. Tuesday, January 20, 6:30pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public.
- Out of Control: Increasing Frustration Tolerance in Children Through Art: Annette Vacarro, LCSW, ATR-BC will discuss how art making can enhance cooperative functioning in children with impulses for destructive action, based on the case of a 16-year-old adolescent with Intermittent Explosive Disorder. Presented by the MPS Art Therapy Department. Wednesday, January 21, 6:30 – 8pm, 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. Free and open to the public. Please RSVP to 212.592.2610 or [email protected].
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