FALL 2017
SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER
SEPTEMBER
2017:
9/14 OLLI PROGRAM:
Fleming Museum Tour: Gallery of Asian Art
with Christina Fearon, Fleming Museum of Art Curator of Education
5:30-7:00 PM

9/21 The Painted Word Poetry Series
with Willie Perdomo
6:00 PM

9/26 Spirited Things: Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic opens

9/26 Herbert Barnett: Vermont Life and Landscape, 1940-1948 opens

9/26 TALK:
The 'Fetish' Revisited: Marx, Freud, and the Gods Black People Make
with J. Lorand Matory, Lawrence Richardson Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Director of the Center for African and African American Research at Duke University
4:00 PM - at UVM’s Davis Center in the Livak Ballroom

9/28 OPENING RECEPTION:
Fall 2017 Exhibitions
Hosted by UVM Provost David Rosowsky, Fleming Director Janie Cohen, and the Fleming Museum's Board of Advisors
Cash bar, hors d'oeuvres, and music
5:30-7:00 PM

9/30 WORKSHOP:
Indigo Dye Workshop
with Yemisi Ajayi, textile/fiber artist working within the realm of traditional Yoruba cloth, motifs, and dyeing.
12:00 PM

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OCTOBER
2017:
10/11 TALK:
Heat and Happiness in the Making of a Haitian Vodou God
with Marie Maude Evans, Chief Priestess (Manbo Asogwe) of The Sosyete Nago Temple of Jacmel, Haiti, and Mattapan, Massachusetts
6:00 PM

10/12 SPECIAL EVENT:
Ritual Celebration
with Marie Maude Evans, Chief Priestess (Manbo Asogwe) of The Sosyete Nago Temple of Jacmel, Haiti, and Mattapan, Massachusetts
5:00-7:00 PM

10/18 TALK:
My Father and New England
with Peter Barnett, philosopher and book artist
12:00 PM

10/22 SCHOLAR'S TOUR:
Spirited Things: Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic
with Vicki Brennan, UVM Associate Professor of Religion
2:00 PM

10/25 TALK:
Why Do the Gods Let This Happen? Vodou in the 21st Century
with Donald J. Cosentino, Professor Emeritus of World Arts and Cultures at the University of California-Los Angeles
6:00 PM

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    NOVEMBER
2017:
11/1 TALK:
When the Spirit Moves Me: Music and Religion from Africa to the Americas
with Jacob Edgar, ethnomusicologist and music producer
12:00 PM

11/8 TALK:
Vigorous Technique, Strong Individuality: Herbert Barnett in Art Historical Context
with Andrea Rosen, Curator, Fleming Museum of Art
12:00 PM

11/15 TALK:
Thrones of the Gods and Altars of the Soul
with Daniel Rodríguez, Obá-Oriaté of the Santería Religion
6:00 PM

11/18 - 11/27 MUSEUM CLOSED:
for the University of Vermont's Thanksgiving Recess. The Museum reopens on November 28.

11/30 The Painted Word Poetry Series
with Jill McDonough
6:00 PM



    DECEMBER
2017:
12/3 MUSIC PERFORMANCE:
Winter’s Warm Music: A Celebration of Yuletide
with The University Concert Choir and Catamount Singers under the direction of David Neiweem, UVM Professor of Music
2:00 PM

12/7 TALK:
Exhibiting the Sacred: Religion, Race, and Representation
with Vicki Brennan, UVM Professor of Religion and Director of UVM’s African Studies Program; and Students
3:00 PM

12/10 SCHOLAR'S TOUR:
Spirited Things: Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic
with Stephen Wehmeyer, Champlain College associate professor an the CORE Division
2:00 PM

12/16 MUSEUM CLOSES:
for the University of Vermont's Winter Recess. The Museum reopens on January 16.





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