Hammer Lectures include artist talks, gallery walkthroughs, and discussions by Hammer Museum curators and outside experts.


This ongoing series pairs creative thinkers from a range of disciplines for engaging, provocative discussions on culture, science, and the arts.

Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon

Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon examines the development of robot iconography in fine art over the past 50 years. The San Jose Museum of Art traveled to the studios of six artists in the exhibition to learn about their technique, art and interest in robots.

YBCA Inside Out 08-09 Season

A new video series that documents the behind-the-scenes work and highlighted exhibitions, performances, film/video screenings, and community engagement programs presented by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in San Francisco.


360 Degrees (6 videos)

360 Degrees

In 2008, 360 Degrees: Art beyond Borders brought together the Art Institute, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Poetry Foundation, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs for a globe-spanning array of concerts, lectures, performances, readings, and symposia. Watch as the Art Institute's director, James Cuno, speaks with several of the season's distinguished speakers.

Behind the Scenes at MoMA

Watch the process of installing various exhibitions at MoMA, from site-specific works by Dan Perjovschi and Sol LeWitt to reinstalling the Sculpture Garden.


Art21:Exclusive (17 videos)


The Art21:Exclusive series of online videos showcases Art21’s ongoing relationship to the artists it features in the Art21:Art in the Twenty-First Century television series. A blend of newly-shot, original filming and previously unreleased archival footage, videos focus on singular aspects of an artist’s process, significant individual works and exhibitions, provocative ideas, and biographical anecdotes.

Shaping the New Century: An International Design Symposium

An international symposium on recent European industrial and decorative design with a special strand for graduate and undergraduate design students, held Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, 2009 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.


KQED: Gallery Crawl (36 videos)

KQED: Gallery Crawl

Gallery Crawl is a monthly snapshot of current activity in the San Francisco Bay Area's thriving gallery scene. Featuring interviews with artists, gallerists and curators, the program profiles the latest exhibitions and provides a glimpse into the curatorial philosophy of each space.

Art Institute Installations

The opening of the Modern Wing allowed the Art Institute to reinstall much of its collection, bringing out of storage several cherished masterpieces and many new acquisitions. Watch as stunning works of art are installed in new gallery spaces.