Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 9 am to 9 pm
A day-long symposium to accompany the exhibition featuring world-renowned authorities. Sessions from 9 am to 4 pm take place in the Harre Union, Ballroom A. The panel discussion at 7 pm will take place in the Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources Community Room.
The schedule for the symposium is:
9:00 am - 10 am: Rebecca Bailey (née Stone), Uncovering the Imagery of Sacred Plants in Ancient American Art: Five Major Plant Teachers
10:30 am - 11:30 am: William Richards, Sacred Knowledge: Religious Experiences and Psychedelic Sacraments
11:30 am - 1:30 pm: Lunch break
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Rick Harlow, Shaman of Colors
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Dennis McKenna, Waking Up the Monkeys: Plant Teachers and the Rediscovery of Nature
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Dinner break
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources Community Room. Panel Discussion moderated by exhibition curator Luis Eduardo Luna, featuring panelists Anderson Debernardi, Rebecca Bailey, Rick Harlow, Dennis McKenna, and William Richards. Panelists will discuss works in the Brauer Museum's exhibition, as well as larger themes and questions treated in sessions earlier in the day.
For directions to the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, please visit valpo.edu/artmuseum. For hotel information, please contact Brauer Museum director/curator Gregg Hertzlieb at email@example.com or 219-464-5761.