Upcoming Lectures

2023

Art Talk: Leonardo da Vinci

Thursday, February 16, from 1:00 - 2:30 PM

The Bryant Library


Join us for an engaging conversation with art historian Jay Schuck, as he discusses Leonardo da Vinci's artistic theories and practices in relation to the conditions of his time. Works to be examined include the Virgin of the Rock, the Last Supper, the Mona Lisa, and more.

Art Talk: Leonardo da Vinci

Friday, February 24, from 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Rogers Memorial Library


Join us for an engaging conversation with art historian Jay Schuck, as he discusses Leonardo da Vinci's artistic theories and practices in relation to the conditions of his time. Works to be examined include the Virgin of the Rock, the Last Supper, the Mona Lisa, and more.

Virtual Art Talk: Vincent van Gogh

Monday, March 20, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

West Babylon Public Library


Vincent Van Gogh was a 19th century, Post-Impressionist artist who lived a productive, but troubled, life. In just ten years he produced over 2,000 oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings. Learn more about Van Gogh's artwork, inspirations, and life during this informative art talk presented by Jay Schuck.

Hybrid Women Artists through History

Thursday, March 23, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Syosset Public Library


Survey the life and works of several prominent artists throughout art history including Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Leyster, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Mary Cassett and Georgia O'Keefe.

Virtual Art Around the World: The Van Gogh Museum

Thursday, March 30, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey


Take a trip to Amsterdam with art historian, Jay Schuck as he leads a virtual tour through the galleries of the Van Gogh Museum.

Art Talk: Michelangelo

Thursday, April 13, from 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Cold Spring Harbor Library


Explore the life and work of the leading sculptor of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include the Pieta, the David, the Sistine Chapel frescoes, and more.

Art Talk: Vincent van Gogh

Thursday, April 27, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

East Islip Public Library


Vincent Van Gogh was a 19th century, Post-Impressionist artist who lived a productive, but troubled, life. In just ten years he produced over 2,000 oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings. Learn more about Van Gogh's artwork, inspirations, and life during this informative art talk presented by Jay Schuck.

Art Talk: Michelangelo

Friday, May 12, from 5:15 - 6:45 PM

Amagansett Free Library


Explore the life and work of the leading sculptor of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include the Pieta, the David, the Sistine Chapel frescoes, and more.

Art Talk: Raphael

Thursday, May 18, from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library


Join art historian Jay Schuck in conversation as he explores the life and work of the High Italian Renaissance artist, Raphael. Learn about the artist's work and artistic process in relation to contemporaries of his time.

Art Talk: Vincent van Gogh

Wednesday, May 31, from 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Minneola Memorial Library


Vincent Van Gogh was a 19th century, Post-Impressionist artist who lived a productive, but troubled, life. In just ten years he produced over 2,000 oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings. Learn more about Van Gogh's artwork, inspirations, and life during this informative art talk presented by Jay Schuck.

Art Talk: Raphael

Friday, June 9, from 5:15 - 6:45 PM

Amagansett Free Library


Join art historian Jay Schuck in conversation as he explores the life and work of the High Italian Renaissance artist, Raphael. Learn about the artist's work and artistic process in relation to contemporaries of his time.