The Escola do Olhar schedule involves lectures and lecture cycles about art and visual culture as well as its exhibition programme. Each show unfolds in lectures and lecture cycles involving artists, curators and researchers invited to investigate questions presented there.
The seminars promote dialogue and relationships between the exhibition programme and issues relevant to the field of art, education, museum and society. Dedicating special attention to the schedules constructed and tied into universities, the seminars run by the Escola do Olhar constitute places for debates on aesthetics and spaces for reflexion on new approaches and categories in the field of education, art and contemporary creation. Topics covered include education, city, architecture and urbanism, psychoanalysis, cinema, visual aesthetics, memory, society, African and Brazil relations, philosophy, critique and history of art, history of Rio de Janeiro.