The Stanley will host visiting scholars, artists, museum leaders and historians each semester for a program at the museum. During the 2022/23 academic year, programs will relate to the exhibition Homecoming.


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Hervé Youmbi & Willie Cole: A Conversation

Thursday, April 20, 2023 6:30pm
Stanley Museum of Art
This is the first in a series of roundtable discussions between contemporary artists working in Africa and the United States funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.
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A Conversation with Randall Griffey

Saturday, April 22, 2023 2:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join us for a conversation between celebrated American art curator, Randall Griffey, visiting senior curator of modern and contemporary art, Diana Tuite, and University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art director, Lauren Lessing, as they discuss Alice Neel’s 1967 painting The Black Boys, on loan to the Stanley from the Tia Collection in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Griffey, who co-curated the blockbuster exhibition Alice Neel: People Come First, which opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2021, will...