Programs: Talking Art
Talking Art is a series of lectures, panel discussions and engaging public talks aimed at promoting dialogue and conversation about art.
Talking Art is the ICA Public Program series that engages artists, students, collectors, and community members through professional development programs and interdisciplinary artist conversations.
ICA Members, Select programs are free for ICA members. Please check individual dates for ticket details.
Upcoming Talking Art Programs
Past Talking Art Programs
Lecture from the Curator of the Museum of Historical Makeovers
Sunday, August 26, 2018 3 – 4PM
Join us at the Hello Kitty Monument for an engaging performance by Kathy Aoki, Curator of the Museum of Historical Makeovers, in conjunction with the ICA’s current exhibition #WishYouWereHere.
Artist Portfolio Reviews
Sunday, August 12, 2018
In this annual artist professional development program, leading curators, art dealers, and educators provide expert advice and insights in a portfolio critique.
On Your Left Bike Boogie
Sunday, August 4, 11AM – 4PM
Join us outside the ICAand in Parque de los Pobladores for a day of bicycle-related fun and festivities.
Spinning Songs with Taro Hattori
Sunday, July 8, 2 – 5 PM
In conjunction with On Your Left, artist Taro Hattori invites you to participate in Leitmotif, an ongoing participatory piece. Turning the pedal of an upside-down bicycle wheel, participants are invited to sing a song in memory of someone.
Social Media and Your Practice
Sunday, May 6, 3 – 4 PM
Learn to share your art practice on social media with ICA’s very own online content manager and communications manager, Sarah Fullerton. She’ll talk about strategies and best practices and discuss the various platforms for communicating your work.
Surveillance and Privacy Today
Sunday, April 8, 3 – 4 PM
Panel discussion in conjunction with Chris Eckert: Privacy Not Included featuring the artist, Chris Eckert; Dr. Jeremy Gillula, Senior Staff Technologist at Electronic Frontier Foundation; Professor Lydia De La Torre, Privacy Law Fellow at Santa Clara University Law School; and moderated by ICA Executive Director, Cathy Kimball.
Printstallations: Artist Walk Through
Saturday, February 24, 3 – 4 PM
Encore: Artists’ Panel Discussion
Sunday, February 4, 3 – 4 PM
A panel discussion with Erin Goodwin-Guerrero, Katherine Huffaker Jones, Tony May, Valerie Patten and Jeff Alan West.
1040 Made Easy: Financial Advice for Artists
Sunday, January 28, 3 – 4 PM
Sunday, December 3, 2017 3 – 4 PM
Exhibition Walk Through: Overture
Sunday, December 10, 2017 3 – 4 PM
Featuring Opera San Jose performing live in the gallery.