Monday, August 29, 2011

The MAC's Scholar Lecture Series Dallas Texas

The MAC is proud to announce a 2011 Fall lecture series "The MAC Scholar Lecture Series," featuring art professors from the North Texas region. As part of The MAC's educational outreach program, "The MAC Scholar Lecture Series" targets audiences who are interested in contemporary art history, criticism, theory and practice. These thoughtful explorations of the contemporary art world will provide audiences with a better understanding of visual art dialogues of today. As part of The MAC's educational outreach initiative "The MAC Scholar Lecture Series" is free and open to the public. 

Lecture schedule:


October 12th from 6-7pm: Dr. Benjamin Lima from The University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas. Dr. Lima's lecture is titled "Analogies, Archives and Atlases: Hanne Darboven and Cyprien Gaillard."

October 13th from 6-7pm: Professor Ryder Richards from The Richland College of the Dallas Community College District in Dallas, Texas. Professor Richards will discuss collaborative experimentation.

October 20th from 6-7pm: Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Thistlethwaite's lecture is titled "Disappearing Acts: When Public Art Goes Away."

October 26th from 6-7pm: Dr. Eric Stryker from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Stryker will discuss subculture, sexuality, and gender identity in the contemporary art world.

October 27th from 6-7pm: Dr. Jennifer Way from The University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Dr. Way's lecture is titled "Back to the Future: Women Art Technology."

About the MAC

Established in 1994, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is a nonprofit organization that stands as a Dallas advocate for creative freedom offering the opportunity for experimentation and presentation of art in all disciplines. It supports the emerging and established artist role in society providing a forum for critical dialogue with their audiences. This relationship is cultivated through education and innovative programming. The MAC is a member of Dallas Art Dealers Association and The Uptown Association.

Call 214-953-1212 for information or visit The MAC is open Wednesday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  For more information, visit

Interviews and images related to this exhibition are available upon request. 

Contact(s):LauraLee Brott
Membership Coordinator 
McKinney Avenue Contemporary
3120 McKinney Ave. 
Dallas, TX 75204

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