Arts and Humanities Lecture Series

Sundays at 6:00 pm • Katherine L. White Hall

4-Lecture Series
VCA Member/Student $60, Senior $65, General $72

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Individual Tickets
Tickets to Individual Shows On Sale September 18, if available
VCA Member/Student $16, Senior $18, General $20

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On The Road with Bruce Morser and Bob Horsley

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October 15

Two old friends, two bicycles, two coasts, 13 connecting states, over 100 watercolor paintings, 250 Nutty Buddy ice cream cones and 4,322 miles.
Join Bruce Morser and Bob Horsley as they recount experiences, sights seen and people met on a cross-country ride through the U.S. told through stories, photos, videos and watercolor paintings. Bob Horsley is a landscape architect/artist who has resided on Vashon for 29 years. Bruce Morser is an internationally recognized freelance illustrator/artist, known for pencil and digital images in publications from National Geographic to the Wall Street Journal.

 

 

Stewart Harvey: Spirit and Soul at Burning Man

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November 5

In his stunning new book Playa Fire, photographer Stewart Harvey chronicles his brother Larry Harvey's counter-cultural community and art project in the Nevada desert from its origins in 1986. Stewart provides insights into the intimate creative worlds of Larry and his friends, in the birth of one of the most important cultural, artistic and social movements of the 20th century: Burning Man. Stewart Harvey is a professional photographer, with work seen in the collections of major museums and widely exhibited.

 

 

 

Kathryn Gustafson: Shaping Earth

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December 17

With over 30 years of distinguished practice in landscape architecture, Gustafson's groundbreaking, contemporary work incorporates sculptural, sensual qualities fundamental to the human experience of landscape. Her celebrated designs include the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain in London, U.K. Partnerships span GGN in Seattle and Gustafson Porter in London. She is an honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, honorary member of the Royal Designers for Industry and medalist of Académie Royale d’Architecture.

 

 

Bob Shacochis: Kingdoms in the Air

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January 21

Best known for his sweeping international and political fiction narratives, including The Woman Who Lost Her Soul, winner of the Dayton Peace Prize and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Shacochis is novelist, essayist, journalist and educator. He started his career as a pioneering journalist and contributing editor for Outside Magazine and Harper’s. His latest book Kingdoms in the Air brings together the very best of his culture and travel essays in one collection that spans his global adventures from Kathmandu to Siberia.