ABOUT OUR EVENTS
The Halsey Institute produces several types of events throughout the year. These include an exciting mix of artist and curator lectures series, panel lectures, film screenings, concerts and exhibition openings. Most of our events are free and the public is encouraged to attend.
View the calendar of events here.
SARA ANGELUCCI: LECTURE AND GALLERY WALK-THROUGH
Thursday, October 27, 6PM
Halsey Institute Galleries
The Halsey Institute will present an artist talk and gallery walk-through with exhibiting artist Sara Angelucci on Thursday, October 27, 6PM.EVENT DETAILS »
ALEX HARRIS | NOVEMBER 1 MEET THE MAKER
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 5:30-7:30pm. Postmodernist members and above.
For his presentation at the Halsey Institute, Alex Harris’s talk is titled: The Mind and the Machine from a quote by Walker Evans.
“The secret of photography is, the camera takes on the character and the personality of the handler. The mind works on the machine – through it, rather.”
-Walker Evans from an interview with Leslie Katz in 1971
He will speak primarily about his work from Cuba and Mobile, Alabama.
Alex Harris is a photographer, writer, and teacher. He has photographed for extended periods in Cuba, the Inuit villages of Alaska, the Hispanic villages of northern New Mexico, and across the American South. He is a Professor of the Practice of Public Policy and Documentary Studies at Duke University and has taught at Duke for more than three decades, most recently in the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts Program. He is a founder of the Center for Documentary Studies (1989) and of DoubleTake Magazine (1995). Harris’s awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography, a Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowship, and a Lyndhurst Prize. His book, River of Traps, with William deBuys was a 1991 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in general non-fiction. Harris’s work is represented in major photographic collections, including The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. His photographs have been exhibited widely, including two solo exhibitions at the International Center of Photography in New York. As a photographer and editor, Harris has published fifteen books, including The Idea of Cuba (2007) and Why We are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City (2012), with E. O. Wilson.EVENT DETAILS »
Moondance is our 12th Annual Membership Celebration. Throughout the night, Members will enjoy live music by The Very Hypnotic Soul Band, feast on hors d’oeuvres and spirits, have their portrait made by Leslie McKellar on the signature Moon backdrop, and enjoy performances by the College of Charleston Dance Department, and the Roving Puppeteers.
Dance the night away with other Halsey Institute members. To attend the event, join or renew your membership online: halsey.cofc.edu/support/membership or call us at 843-953-5652. Membership levels begin at $40; $15 for students.
All members are welcome.
Our members support the Halsey Institute’s groundbreaking exhibition and educational programming, which has become a vital part of the Charleston community.EVENT DETAILS »
PETER EUDENBACH: LECTURE, GALLERY WALK-THROUGH AND CLOSING PARTY
Friday, December 9, 6PM
Halsey Institute Galleries
The Halsey Institute will present an artist talk, gallery walk-through and closing reception with exhibiting artist Peter Eudenbach on Friday, December 9, 6PM.EVENT DETAILS »