Format: 9/26/16

Boshell Lecture: Indiana Jones in Space

Monday, November 14, 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Sarah Parcak is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Alabama–Birmingham, the winner of the 2016 TED Prize, and a space archaeologist. Parcak will discuss her pioneering use of satellite remote sensing to discover countless ancient ruins around the world and Global Xplorer, a platform that will enable citizen-scientists to join in the hunt. Presented by the Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology.

Join us for a pre-lecture reception at 6:30 p.m.


Hannah Rothschild: Art, Mystery, and Intrigue

Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.

In The Improbability of Love, a mesmerizing first novel by Hannah Rothschild, an obscure 18th-century French painting careens a woman into the secretive operations of the London art world. Rothschild is a film director and the first woman chair of the National Gallery in London.


Homeschool Class for Families: The Cat's Meow

November 17 or 18, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for 6-12 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In November, prowl the Divine Felines exhibition for your favorite furry friends, and then let their purrfect poses inspire a 3D work of art in the studio.


Patricia Cornwell: Kay Scarpetta and the Cyber Nemesis

Thursday, November 17, 7:30 p.m.

Chaos is Patricia Cornwell's remarkable twenty-fourth thriller in her popular high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Cornwell will also share her theory of the artist Walter Sickert as Jack the Ripper, an artist represented in the DMA's collection.


Teen Homeschool Workshop: Iconic Animals

Friday, November 18, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The animal-human hybrids that make up the ancient Egyptian pantheon stand apart from other cultures. Explore the different depictions of animals in Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, and then commemorate your favorite animal in a sculpture carved from wax. Ages 13-19. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


Late Night After Hours Performance featuring Ellen Once Again

Friday, November 18, 10:00-11:00 p.m.

Wrap up your evening listening to the upbeat and soulful sounds of singer-songwriter Ellen Once Again. Over the years, Ellen Once Again has established a reputation for her pop-driven melodies and lively vocal performances. She has released four EPs, and her songs have been featured on hit television shows like Glee, Dance Moms, and MIstresses. 


Toddler Art: Crazy Cats

December 2, 9, or 13, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2 and 3 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

Our favorite feline friends have taken over the Museum, and we need your help to find them! Learn about the art of ancient Egypt in December's class as we search the Divine Felines exhibition for cats of all sizes.