Symposia & Lectures
Talks & Dialogue
Presented by the Contemporary Center and the education department; organized by Lee Kogan

2008
The Ties That Bind: A Conversation about Heritage, Authenticity, and War Textiles
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Steve Zeitlin, and Ariel Zeitlin Cooke

2007
Vernacular Photography
John Foster, Frank Maresca, and Brian Wallis

2002
Outside the Frame: Self-Taught Artists on Film and Screening of The Living Museum
Jessica Yu, Dr. Janos Morton, David Waldorf, and John Tursi

1999
Private Worlds: Classic Outsider Art from Europe
Roger Cardinal, Johann Feilacher, Robert M. Greenberg, Phyllis Kind, and Lee Kogan; moderated by John Beardsley
At the Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York

1997
Henry Darger: The Unreality of Being, by Stephen Prokopoff • The Mind of Henry Darger: On the Evolution of Blengins, by John MacGregor

1996
Sacred Waters: 20th-Century Outsiders and the Sea, by Gael Mendelsohn • Folk Arts and the Maritime Museum, by Peter Neill
At the South Street Seaport Museum, New York

1995
A World of Their Own: 20th Century American Folk Artists
David Butler, by William A. Fagaly • Purvis Young, by Cesar Trasobares • Howard Finster, by Norman J. Girardot
With respondents Gerald L. Davis and Lee Kogan; moderated by Joseph Jacobs
At the Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey