CCA's lecture series feature some of the world’s most influential and innovative artists, architects, writers, scholars, designers, and curators. In addition to a public presentation, speakers typically either visit a class or meet one-on-one with students.
Review upcoming events by individual lecture series, listed below, or see a comprehensive list of all upcoming CCA lecture series events. (To view past events, use the lecture series archive link located at the bottom of the event list.)
All CCA lecture series welcome graduate and undergraduate students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Events, unless otherwise noted, are always free and open to the public. Most lectures are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so plan accordingly!
- Architecture Lecture Series
- Cinema Visionaries
- Four by Four Lecture Series NEW!
- Graduate Fine Arts Satellite Lecture Series
- Graduate Studies Lecture Series
- Interior Design Lecture Series
- Visual and Critical Studies Forums
- Wattis Small Talks*
- Writers Series
Graduate Studies Lecture Series
The 2013-14 Graduate Studies Lecture Series is premised on the notion of "signal years." Each invited speaker will address a year of significance in his or her field or practice and link it to related transformations in the broader realms of politics and culture. Charting a fascinating chronology over a wide range of disciplines, the series takes a close look at past moments that continue to resonate today.
Interior Design Lecture Series
CCA's Interior Design Lecture Series features some of the world's most influential and progressive interior designers, craftspeople, policymakers, and cultural and environmental thinkers. See also past events »
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More Lecture Series
- Ceramics Lecture Series
- HearSay Reading Series
- Painting Lecture Series
- Photography Lecture Series
- Young Cinema Visionaries Series
Note: For specific events within each above-listed lecture series, see the corresponding program's comprehensive event list. To do this, just select that program from the right-hand list on the main events page.