First Thursday | Block 2
Unsettling Curatorial Practice In and Outside of the Museum | Ellyn Walker
September 28 | 4:30 p.m. | Cornerstone Screening Room
The CC Arts Department invites all local alumni to come listen to visiting assistant professor and interdisciplinary arts scholar and curator from Toronto, Treaty 13 territory, Ellyn Walker.
This talk explores the curatorial as a radical and interdisciplinary methodology, focusing on critical exhibition projects, public and site-specific interventions, and community-based collaborations as case studies to think through possibilities of the curatorial as both practice and pedagogy.
ARTS EVENTS ON CAMPUS
DISTINGUISHED ORGANIST SERIES
The Paul Frederick Sheffer Memorial Endowment presents this year’s Distinguished Organist Series concert in Shove Chapel featuring trumpeter Ivano Ascari and organist Leonardo Carrieri. The program features works by 2oth century composers including CC’s Professor of Composition Ofer Ben-Amots. The audience is invited to a reception with the artists following the performance. Admission is free and open to the public. LEARN MORE »
MUSIC ENSEMBLES SHOWCASE
Back by popular demand, CC student ensembles take to the Packard stage in this annual Homecoming weekend event! Always an audience favorite, the concert features the Chamber Chorus and Bluegrass, Mariachi, Gamelan, and Tiger Jazz ensembles. Join us for an hour of lively multi-genre music. Admission is free and open to the public. LEARN MORE »
THE MUSIC OF CARLTON GAMER
Join us for an afternoon of music celebrating the life and compositions of Professor Emeritus Carlton Gamer, 1929-2023. Gamer taught at CC from 1954-94 and in addition to his work as a composer, was known as a brilliant music theorist, mathematician and peace activist.
Faculty and guests will present a program of varied works spanning his long and distinguished career, including the Sonata for Violin and Piano, Two Songs by Li Po for voice and flute, Duetude for flute and clarinet, Aria da Capo, and In the Gardens of the West. A reception will follow the concert in the Packard courtyard. Admission is free and open to the public. LEARN MORE »