Laumeier’s Conversation Series provides informal learning opportunities through discussion about new artworks in the temporary exhibitions or legacy artworks in the Permanent Collection. Conversation Series events encourage participants to share ideas and ask questions in a relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments are provided!

Free Cocktails + Conversation / HEADS WRAPPED IN CONVERSATION

Join 2017 Kranzberg Exhibition Series artist Yvonne Osei for an interactive performance entitled Carry Load, 2017, utilizing head wraps, a traditional clothing in Ghanaian culture. The event will highlight the ability for clothing to transcend its functionality as a protective covering to become a fabrication that facilitates constructive and critical discourse. Osei will also discuss the inspiration for her upcoming exhibition at Laumeier utilizing and fusing textiles, sculpture, photography and film.

Ages 21+ / Thursday, June 29 / 6:00 p.m. / FREE

Free Coffee + Conversation / Summer Gardening

Join Laumeier’s Master Gardener to learn tips and tricks to keep your garden looking fresh during the hot summer months, including a visit to Laumeier’s gardens for inspiration.

All Ages / Saturday, August 12 / 9:00 a.m. / FREE