Upcoming Lectures

As a part of the vibrant University of Mississippi campus, the Museum hosts a number of lectures related to the collections and special exhibitions. Leading experts in a variety of fields speak at the Museum, offering academic connections, artistic experience, and rare insight. Lectures are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Lectures:

Tuesday, June 7th
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Preservation Tips for Your Historic House
Robert Saarnio, UM Museum Director

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Becoming an Art Collector: Knowing Your Collection’s Value
Laurance D Triplette, M. A., ASA
Accredited Senior Appraiser of Fine Arts

Tuesday, August 2nd
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
How to Display and Care for Your Personal Art Collection
Melanie Antonelli, UM Museum Curator of Exhibitions & Collections Manager
& Ricky Way, Museum Preparator


Recent Lectures

Jacob Hashimoto, acclaimed instillation artist, discussed “The Other Sun” and the process behind his work. Jacob talks about his print making background, creating and assembling his multi-piece hanging instillations, and the inspiration behind his work. This virtual lecture was held in conjunction with the exhibit “Jacob Hashimoto | The Other Sun”.

Carolyn Brown, “The Artist’s Sketch: A Biography of Painter Kate Freeman Clark” based upon her recently released book by the same name. Held in conjunction with the exhibition, “Lasting Impressions: Restoring Kate Freeman Clark”.

Angela Howard, professor of Asian art at Rutgers University, held in conjunction with “Dunhuang through the Lens of James and Lucy Lo” photography exhibition.

Anne Tucker, “William Eggleston, Not Southern?” held in conjunction with “The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston” photography exhibition.