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Annual Wanda Hollensteiner Conservation Lecture Series

This annual series brings a prominent academic to the Wright Museum of Art each year to deliver a lecture on a recently conserved artwork from the museum's permanent collection.  Wanda Hollensteiner '54 also provided a gift to renovate the museum's main gallery and she has established an endowed conservation fund for the cleaning and restoration of artworks.

2019's Lecture:
A Multifaceted Madonna from the School of Lucas Cranach

By Bonnie Noble, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
April 9, 2019, 12:00pm, Logan Room

2019's Conservation Piece:

 School of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Adoration of the Magi

Past Lectures

Victor E. Ferrall Artists-in-Residence Program

Named for Beloit's ninth president, the annual Ferrall Artists-in-Residence Program brings artists to campus to work with students in art and music. The program began in the 1997-98 academic year with the residency of artist Jeanne Silverthorne. These visiting artists often work with students to install exhibits on campus and in the Wright Museum.

 For full information on the Artists-in-Residence Program Click Here



Ginsberg Family Artists-in-Residence Program

The Ginsberg Family Artist-in-Residence Program was established in 2003 with a gift from Stuart Ginsberg’82 and his wife, Lisa, in order to bring distinguished artists to campus to teach, conduct workshops, and perform or exhibit works.

Faisal Abdu’Allah


Faisal Abdu’Allah’s installation and photography work focuses on Afro-British social consciousness, Muslim identity, and working-class life. He is a professor of art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.