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Docent Lecture: "The Garden: An Alfresco Studio for Impressionist Painters"

June 1, 2010 - 2:15pm3:00pm

Gould Theater

Docent Lecturer: Carol Nelson

The garden served as an inspiration to many Impressionists painters. Among the most enthusiastic gardeners were Gustave Caillebotte, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, and Paul Cézanne. Which had come first—an interest in the garden or in painting—is not always easy to determine.

 

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Docent Lecture: "California Palace of the Legion of Honor: The Rest of the Story"

June 1, 2010 - 1:00pm1:50pm

Docent Lecturer: Rita Dunlay

Learn what makes our very own California Palace of the Legion of Honor the most beautifully situated museum in the country; the story behind the museum's benefactress Alma de Bretteville Spreckels; and how this building and its collections reflect Spreckels's love of France.

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Performance Artist Sha Sha Higby: Threads of Culture Weaving Through the Artist

May 22, 2010 - 10:00am12:00pm

Gould Theater

The Textile Arts Council presents well-known Bay Area performance artist Sha Sha Higby, who incorporates sculptural costumes and masks into her explorations of dance and movement. Ms. Higby will discuss the creation of her ephemeral body sculptures.

 

 

Partner, Donor, Sponsor Credits

Textile Arts Council

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Ancient Art Lecture: "Achilles and the Vase Painters"

May 15, 2010 - 2:00pm3:00pm

Gould Theater

This lecture examines the relationship of the Achilles Vase in the museum's collection to the Iliad and other sagas of the Trojan War and is part of The Eye of the Painter: Ancient Greek Pottery project, sponsored by the Elios Charitable Foundation.

Lecture by Dr. David Smith, Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, San Francisco State University

 


Partner, Donor, Sponsor Credits

Ancient Art Council
 

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