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Oct 24, 2018, 3pm

October Object of the Month

Oct 25, 2018, 11:30am
Presented by: Docent Christy Sensharma In Japanese culture, paneled screens serve both functionally and aesthetically. Come join Docent, Christy Sensharma, for an exploration of Pair of six-panel folding screens with landscape in relation to Japanese architecture, the influence from Chinese landscape painting, Samurai culture during the Edo Period, and the connection to 17th century Europe. For questions, contact Pair of six-panel folding screens with landscape by Toji Unkoku, 1614- 1671. Ink and color on gold leaf on rice paper. Gift of Roger Dunn. 

SOLD OUT—Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series: Shara Hughes

Oct 24, 2018, 7pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Tickets are $5 for non-Members Free for Members Join us for the first Lenhardt Emerging Artist Lecture Series featuring Brooklyn-based painter Shara Hughes, a contemporary artist who was a standout in the 2017 Whitney Biennial. Guests can also see a work by Hughes entitled Narnia, which was recently acquired by the Museum as part of the Dawn and David Lenhardt Contemporary Art Initiative, on view in the exhibition Present Tense: Selections from the Lenhardt Collection, which showcases more than 20 paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptures by artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Damien Hirst, Louise Lawler, and others, all drawn from the private collection of Dawn and David Lenhar... (View more)

Slow Art and Mindfulness

Oct 25, 2018, 12pm Dec 27, 2018, 12pm
noon - 12:45 pm Free for Members Included with General Admission Join us as we use art and guided meditation to connect to the moment and create a deeper understanding of artworks once per month. Take a little extra time to look, listen and relax your mind with our teams of museum educators and mindfulness guides. Presented in partnership with Hospice of the Valley, each session focuses on one work of art in the Museum, blending guided mindfulness practice with a deeper reflection of an individual artwork.  Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979 by physicist Jon Kabat-Zinn. Scientific studies show the practice of mindfulness can relieve anxiety, depression, pain,... (View more)

November Object of the Month

Nov 3, 2018, 11:30am Nov 10, 2018, 11:30am 3 More Engagement(s) Available
Presented by: Docent Isabel Ballerna Description: The subjects of angels and archangels have been an important source of inspiration for humankind since the 4th Century. Join Docent Isabel Ballerna for an exploration on the importance of these subjects during the Spanish Colonial Period in the Americas and the influence on other cultures and religions, with a special interest on the intriguing Object of the Month, El Arcángel Salamiel con Arcabuz (The Archangel Salamiel with a Musket). Please note the lecutre on November 10, is in Spanish For questions, contact El Arcángel Salamiel con Arcabuz (The Archangel Salamiel with a Musket) by Unknown, 19th Century. Oil on canvas. Gift of Gerry S. Cu... (View more)