Saturday Walk-In Tours
Join us every Saturday at 2pm for a tour of the Visual Arts Center. With rotating exhibitions in multiple gallery spaces, each week’s tour focuses on a different theme and conversation topic. Meet at the front desk for a guided experience with plenty of time for questions and reflections. Tours last about 45 minutes; no reservations are necessary.
Saturday, February 1
Exhibition Overview: Travel through the VAC’s galleries to experience five dynamic exhibitions ranging in topic and media.
Saturday, February 8
From Here to There: Experience the work of five artists made in response to monumental Earthworks of the American Southwest.
Saturday, February 15
Visual Culture: Explore how various artists create meaning through the utilization of familiar imagery.
Saturday, February 22
Journeys and Travels: Travel to North Africa by uncovering the influence of place in Fleming’s exhibition, Grids and Geography.
Saturday, March 1
Saturday, March 8
Collections and Collecting: Discuss what it means to collect and the relevance of a collection as seen through the exhibition Art History: Selections from the Green Christian Collection.
Saturday, March 22
Sieben Speaks: Vaulted Gallery Artist-in-Residence Michael Sieben discusses his multimedia installation, It Will All Happen Again.
Saturday, March 29
Wow to How: Explore the work of graduating seniors and visit the studios where these works are created.
Saturday, April 5
Illustrated Design: Discover the world of design through the work of Michael Sieben and current BFA/MFA design students.
Saturday, April 12
NO TOUR // ZINE WORKSHOP
Saturday, April 19
Inanimately Imagined: Bring to life the imagination of artist-in-residence, Michael Sieben, through a storytelling adventure which explores the sculptures, wall paintings, drawings, and animations of It Will All Happen Again.
Saturday, April 26
Place and Space: Identify, compare, and discuss how exhibiting artists utilize both space and place in the creation of their work.
Saturday, May 3
Creation Exposed: Explore the MFA studio exhibition by uncovering artists’ ideas, materials and processes.
Saturday, May 10
Installation Art: Discover the history, significance, and evolution of installation art as seen through the work of MFA seniors and Michael Sieben.