Meeting of the Minds, a series of art conversations on Thursdays at noon, presents, "Spectacle, Spectator, Specter," by Patrick Manning, assoicate professor of Art and Art History, on Thursday, Feb. 27 at noon in the Art Museum lobby, in the Center for the Arts on the University of New Mexico campus.

Satisfy your hunger for art in this informal series of lunchtime conversations at the UNM Art Museum. Feast your eyes on art while engaging in lively discussions led by curators, faculty, artists and students

Patrick Craig Manning is an A\associate professor of photography at UNM. Born in Seattle, Wash., he received degrees in photography and archeology from the University of Washington and his MFA from UNM before going on to teach as a professor at the Herron School of Art in Indianapolis. His photographic, digital and video work invokes loss to explore the intersection of representation, language and history and has been exhibited at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Eiteljorg Museum of Indian and Western Art and galleries from coast to coast.