Art Seminar Group is devoted to the study and appreciation of the arts

Art Seminar Group (ASG) offers an extensive program of weekly lectures across a broad range of art and art history including the visual arts, theater, film, architecture, music and dance. Our lecturers include prominent art historians, curators, academics and other experts. In addition our members-only events include local excursions, East Coast and national trips, and one international experience each year.


Please click on the date to learn more about each ASG lecture or event. We welcome guests who’d like to learn more about ASG membership to attend up to three lectures before joining us. Guests pay a $15 door fee for lectures.





Michael Salcman, Brain as a Metaphor Making Machine: 11 AM on Wednesday morning, February 27th, at Temple Oheb Shalom, 7310 Park Heights Avenue



Devin Allen: Spaces of the Un-Entitled, A visual analysis of architecture and its impact on people of impoverished communities, The Peale Center, On view February 7, 2019 – March 22, 2019 More information: https://www.thepealecenter.org/events/spaces-of-the-un-entitled/

LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert, Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture at UMBC, On view January 31 – March 16, 2019. More information: https://cadvc.umbc.edu/lab-empirical-evidence-john-ruppert/

Mark Bradford: Tomorrow is Another Day, BMA, On view September 23, 2018 — March 3, 2019. More information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/tomorrowisanotherday

Subverting Beauty: African Anti-Aesthetics, BMA, On view July 15, 2018 — June 2, 2019. More information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/anti-aesthetics

DIS | A Good Crisis, BMA, Through November 17, 2019. More information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/dis

Ebony G. Patterson: ...for little whispers...,BMA, On view October 10, 2018 — April 7, 2019. More information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/patterson

*For weekly local gallery openings, lectures, and events visit Bmore Art's Picks: http://www.bmoreart.com/

Washington D.C.:

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse, Hirshhorn Museum, On view through April 28, 2019. More information: https://hirshhorn.si.edu/exhibitions/rafael-lozano-hemmer-pulse/

What Absence is Made Of, Hirshhorn Museum, On view through Summer 2019. More information: https://hirshhorn.si.edu/bio/what-absence-is-made-of/

Intersections: Richard Tuttle: It Looks Like It's Going to Be, The Phillips Collection, On view September 13 - December 30, 2018. More information: http://www.phillipscollection.org/events/2018-09-13-intersections-richard-tuttle

See also:

PBS ART 21: Art in the 21st century: new season September 2018. More information: https://www.pbs.org/show/art-21/


Banner images courtesy of the Walters Art Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art and Kirsten Walsh