- Artists Talk on Art presents: Friday, November 17: Inspiration, Influence or Intrusion?, a dialog with artist Melinda Camber Porter, Marymount Manhattan College professor Jason Rosenfeld and Peter Trippi, editor of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine, on how historical masterpieces affect art-making now; and Friday, December 1: Day Without Art, a panel discussion, honoring World AIDS Day, with artists Elliot Bassman, William Donovan, Yoshua Eyal and Eric Rhein. Moderated by Wayne Snellen, director of Leslie Loehman Fine Arts. Both events take place at 7pm in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
- Art Therapy Lecture: David Read Johnson, PhD, RDT-BCT, the director at the Institute for the Arts in Psychotherapy, New York, will give a lecture entitled The Role of the Creative-Arts Therapies in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychological Trauma. Dr. Johnson will describe major elements of trauma, its treatments and examine why creative-arts therapies may be a treatment of choice. Thursday, November 30, 6:30 – 8:30pm, 132 West 21 Street, 3rd floor. Free admission; attendees must RSVP to 212.592.2610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department Fall Salon: A one-night exhibition of recent work by MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department students. Friday, December 8, 7 – 9pm, 214 East 21st Street, 1st floor; free and open to the public. (Note: This event has been rescheduled from its original November 3 date.)
- Fine Arts Open Studios: BFA Fine Arts Department Sculpture, 30 West 17th Street, December 9 – 10, 12 noon – 6pm; Reception: Monday, December 11, 5 – 9pm. BFA Fine Arts Department Painting, 141 West 21st Street, 4th and 6th floors; Reception: Friday, December 15, 5 – 9pm. MFA Fine Arts Department, 141 West 21st Street, 8th and 9th floors, Thursday, December 14, 5 – 9pm; Friday, December 15, 12 noon – 9pm (Reception: 5 – 9pm); Saturday, December 16, 12 noon – 6pm. All open studio events are free and open to the public.
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