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From Palazzo to Piazza: Re-visioning Art and Conversation at the Columbus Museum of Art

A conference celebrating the addition to the Museum by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien
February 13, 2009 - 8:30am

OSU faculty, staff and students attend FREE.
To register, please visit www.columbusmuseum.org/architecture

Schedule –February 13, 2009 (Friday)
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Coffee.

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Join the Conversation: Contextualizing the Columbus Museum of Art Project.
Lisa Koenigsberg.

9:35 – 10:15 a.m.
Art Matters, Join the Conversation: The Columbus Museum of Art in the 21st Century.
Nannette V. Maciejunes.

10:20 – 11: 15 a.m.
Architecture in the Service of Purpose.
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Challenges and Mandates: A Cultural Historian Contextualizes the Art Museum.
Neil Harris.

12:00 – 12.40 p.m.
Visitors and Identity: New Understandings of the Museum Experience.
John Falk.

12:45 – 2: 00 p.m.
Lunch (On your own).

The Addition in Context

2:00 – 2.40 p.m.
History of Museum Architecture–Palazzo to Piazza.
Andrew McClellan.

2:45 – 3.30 p.m.
Identity Problems: The Midwest, the American Renaissance and Museum Design.
Richard Guy Wilson.

3:30 – 3.45 p.m.

3.50 – 4.45 p.m.
Making the Past Present: A Conversation: The Yale University Art Gallery and the Columbus Museum of Art.
Jock Reynolds and Nannette V. Maciejunes.

4:45 – 5:15 p.m.
Question-and-Answer and Discussion Period.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Art Across Media: Craft and Purpose.
Evening with filmmaker Godfrey Reggio

Saturday’s program takes place at the Columbus Museum of Art.
Highlights include presentations by Paul Marantz, Michael Morris and Yoshiko Sato, and Brad Cloepfil.