Department of Art & Art History

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To learn more about the resources and services offered by the VRC, explore the links to your left

The Art and Art History Visiting Artist and Scholar Program brings several prominent artists to the university each semester. Their public lectures are recorded and made available to members of the campus community. Note that videos are not available until the semester following an artist’s visit.

Complete list of Visiting Artist Videos available through the VRC

The Visiting Artist video collection is available in streaming format to all CU students, staff, and faculty via the VRC’s LUNA digital collection:

Accessing streaming videos
Note: We are in the process of moving our videos from one streaming server to another. During this time, there will be two methods for accessing videos, depending on which server a particular video is on. See instructions in step 4 below.

For copyright reasons, access is limited to current faculty, students, and staff at the University of Colorado.

1. Go to our LUNA site.

2. Log in with your IdentiKey username and password, and select the Art and Art History Visual Resources Collection from the list of collections on the left.

3. To find videos from the Department’s Visiting Artist Program:

  • VA lectures: keyword search for visiting artist lecture
  • What Follows interviews: keyword search for what follows
  • OR, enter an artist’s name in the keyword search box

4. To view videos:

A. If the thumbnail image looks like this, use the following (old) method:

old VRC video icon

i. Adobe Flash Player must be enabled on your browser to view these videos. To download Flash, find instructions for enabling Flash on various browsers, or verify whether Flash is installed on your computer, see Adobe’s website:
ii. Click on the thumbnail image, then click on the play icon in the center of the page.
iii. If Flash is enabled, the video should launch within the LUNA viewer window.


B. If the thumbnail image looks like either of these, use the following (new) method:

VRC streaming video icon 2i. Click on the thumbnail image.
ii. Click on the Play (arrow) icon in the center of the media viewer window.
iii. Flash is not required for the new player.

VRC streaming video icon 1


The VRC discontinued production of DVDs in 2016. The DVDs from 2015 and earlier are currently available for 3 business-day checkout to faculty and students within the Department of Art and Art History (students must present their Buff OneCards). These include the artists’ public lectures and the What Follows… interviews series.

Titles are available for sale through the Department of Art and Art History. For more information, please contact Kirsten Stolz, Visiting Artist and Scholar Program Coordinator.

Norlin Library houses a collection of videos, including those purchased at the request of Art and Art History faculty. You can search for these videos in Chinook, the libraries’ online catalog.