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The Contemporary Art Scene

Sessions Start: Wed, Sep 27, 2017, 2:30 pm - 4 pm

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Sessions Start: Thu, Sep 28, 2017, 2:30 pm - 4 pm

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Sessions Start: Tue, Oct 3, 2017, 11 am - 12:30 pm

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Sessions Start: Wed, Oct 4, 2017, 11 am - 12:30 pm

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Sessions Start: Fri, Oct 6, 2017, 11 am - 12:30 pm

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Sessions Start: Wed, Oct 11, 2017, 11 am - 12:30 pm

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Sessions Start: Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 11 am - 12:30 pm

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Instructors

Riva Blumenfeld

Riva Blumenfeld received her M.A. from Hunter College, New York City, in 1984, and her B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis, in 1976. Blumenfeld leads tours and workshops at the Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art for school groups K-12. She has taught at the Brooklyn Museum and the St. Louis Art Museum. Blumenfeld curated Totem, drawings by Tom Burckhardt at Tibor de Nagy Gallery, NY, which received an AICA award for best "emerging artist" exhibition, 2002. She served as a consultant to UNICEF and Binney & Smith, where she researched the viability of a Crayola sponsored children's museum, which has since been built. She has guest lectured at the Print Club, Philadelphia, on contemporary prints and multiples, and at the Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, on collecting contemporary art. She organized seminars on contemporary printmaking and collecting ...

Margaret Mathews-Berenson

Margaret Mathews-Berenson is an independent curator, critic and arts manager with over twenty-five years of experience in the art world. Her professional expertise ranges widely from nineteenth-century American art to contemporary art and photography. She founded her own business in 1984 following a career that included curatorial work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Metropolitan Museum. A dedicated arts professional and activist in the art community, Berenson advises on fundraising and development projects for arts organizations and other non-profit institutions. She has served on the boards of Artists Space, the Dieu Donné Papermill, Swiss Institute and ArtTable. An accomplished writer and lecturer, Berenson is the former editor of Drawing Magazine. Her articles and catalogue essays have been published in Drawing, ARTS and American Artist magazines, among others. A specialist in contemporary art and international cultural p ...

Donna Harkavy

Donna Harkavy is a New York-based independent curator. She received her M.A. in Art History from Hunter College and her B.A. in English from Tufts University. She began her curatorial career at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and later worked as Exhibitions Coordinator at ICI in New York. From 1990-1995 Ms. Harkavy was Curator of Contemporary Art at the Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts, where she founded a contemporary art program. She is currently on the Board of Trustees of Foster Pride, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Projects and t ...