Public Events

Admission to the ISAW Lecture Hall closes 10 minutes after the scheduled start time.

All lectures are free and open to the public
Each will have a reception to follow and RSVP is required. RSVP 212.992.7800 or

Lecture Series

February 2, 6:00 PM

Glam-Ur-ous: The Art of Archaeology and Aesthetics

Jennifer Y. Chi (ISAW)

Pedro Azara (Polytechnic University of Catalonia)

February 26, 6:00 PM

Sumerian Art and the Modernist Avant-Garde

Zainab Bahrani (Columbia University)


March 14, 6:00 PM

A Closer Look: What Does Puabi Want?

Kim Benzel (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)