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Brooklyn Rail, New York, NY. The New Social Environment with Dorothea Rockburne. April 28, 2020. 

New York Studio School, New York, NY. The Magic of Math and Art: Dorothea Rockburne in conversation with Philip Ording. February 26, 2020.


Saint John's University, Queens, NY. The Magic of Math and Art: Dorothea Rockburne in conversation with Philip Ording. November 21, 2020.

New York University Steinhardt, New York, NY. Ronald Bladen: Sculpture, book launch with author Dr. Robert S. Mattison in conversation with artist Dorothea Rockburne, curator and author Melissa Rachleff Burtt, and gallery director Loretta Howard. November 16, 2020.


Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME. Bowdoin College 211th Commencement Ceremony, Honorary Doctorate Recipient Lecture. May 2016.


Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME. Materializing Mathematical Concepts into Visual Form. April 2015.


Roger Green’s Academy of Sacred Geometry, New York.  Art, the Golden Mean and the Inner Mathematics of Nature. November 2008.


Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, NC. Inaugural International Conference Keynote Speaker, Re-Viewing Black Mountain College. October 9–11, 2009.


Open Center New York, NY. Panel discussion with Francine du Plessix Gray, Basil King, Dorothea Rockburne, Vera B. Williams, Susan Weil, and David Weinrib; moderated by Vincent Katz, Black Mountain: The Extraordinary Experiment. May 8, 2009.



Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ. Artists’ Perspectives on Philip Pearlstein: A Dialogue between panel moderator Phong Bui and panelists Dorothea Rockburne, Rackstraw Downes, Siri Hustvedt, and Lisa Yuskavage. November 1, 2008.


New York Open Center’s “Esoteric Quest” symposium on the island of Samothrace, Greece. Art, the Golden Mean and the Inner Mathematics of Nature. September, 2008.


Arizona State University, AZ. March 27, 2008.


New York Studio School, New York, NY. A Life in Perspective. February 19, 2008.



Wheaton College, Wheaton, MA. April 30, 2007.



Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA. Perspective, Perception, and the Fourth Dimension—A Painter’s Point of View. October 27, 2004.

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Perspective, Perception, and the Fourth Dimension—A Painter’s Point of View. September 28, 2004.



Brown University, Providence, RI. The Black Mountain Matrix, lecture as part of a class with Robert Creeley. November 18, 2003.


Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL. Art and Art Museum Architecture. March 15, 2002.


Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ. Babson Lecture Series with Victoria Newhouse. April 2, 2002.


Camp Rockmont, Asheville, NC. The Black Mountain College Experience, Points of View IV. April 20, 2002.


New York Studio School, New York, NY. Panelist, Watercolor. November 14, 2002.



National Academy of Design, New York, NY. The Contemporary Mural, Artist Conversations moderated by Richard Haas with Ellen Lanyon, Craig McPherson, and Lincoln Perry. April 19, 2001.


The Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY. Dorothea Rockburne, Ten Years of Astronomy Drawing, Artists Talk on Art with Roberta Olsen and Jay Paschoff. December 1, 2000.


New York Studio School, New York, NY. Geometries in Art and Science, moderated by Patricia Railing with Fre Ligen, Rhonda Shearer, Stephen J. Gould. December 12, 2000.



Community College of New York, New York, NY.  August 5, 1999.



Artistic Process, Artist Talk on Art, May 3. 1998.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. January 16, 1998.


College Art Association, New York, NY. February 1997.


Bellagio Study Center, Bellagio, Italy. April 17, 1997.

Raab Gallerie, Berlin, Germany. May 1997.



Considering Joseph Beuys, panel discussion, Moderator Marcia Tucker, Panelists, Camille Billops, Mary Miss, Dorothea Rockburne. April 6, 1995.

Independent Curators Inc., New York, NY. Some Recent Work. April 3, 1995.



The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. Henri Matisse: A Retrospective. January 13, 1992.

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO. Uncommon Sense. February 22, 1992.

American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy. In the Year of the Visual Artist. May 13, 1992.


Lafayette College, Easton, PA. Public lecture and studio time, February 19, 26, 29, March 4, 1992.

The Studio School, New York, NY. February 25, 1992.

92nd Street YMCA. Artists’ Visions, moderated by Nan Rosenthal. February 4, 1992.



American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy. 1991.


San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. Visiting Lecturer. October 21, 1991.


The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. Visiting Artist Lecture, Dorothea Rockburne. Nov. 15, 1990.


Art News World Art Market conference. Panelist, Artists Discuss Creativity and the Art Market, Milton Esterow, Chairman, April 13, 1989.


Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. Contemporary Art in Context, gallery talk entitled "Matisse: Memories of Oceania/ Memories of Egypt." November 16, 1989.


Columbia University, New York, NY. Calculated Character: Concepts of Desire, organized and moderated by Rainer Crone. April 20, 1988.


The New York Studio School, New York, NY. Summer 1988.


New York University, New York, NY. The Redefinition of Art: the Collision of Cultures in the Post-Modern World. February 1988.


The Nelson Gallery Foundation, Kansas City, MO. Lecture. 1988,


Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH. An Artist’s Approach to Creativity. November 11, 1986.


American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy. Working with the Golden Section. 1985.

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