Please join us in celebrating excellence in undergraduate art history research. Participating Institutions include Dominican University, Mills College, San Francisco State University, Santa Clara University, Sonoma State University, St. Mary's College of California, Stanford University, and the University of San Francisco.
Geneva Griswold is a Mellon Fellow in the conservation department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Anne Getts is the Mellon Assistant Textiles Conservator at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
"Left Coast goes to the de Young" presents new works by Jean Ahn, Nick Benavides, Jonathan Hollan, Emily Koh, Mei-Fang Lin, and Ryan Suleiman.
In conjunction with the exhibition Richard Diebenkorn Prints: Celebrating an Acquisition, artist Christopher Brown will speak about his artistic practice in relation to that of Richard Diebenkorn as well as other Bay Area artists of his (and slightly later) generation including David Park, Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, Wayne Thiebaud, and Robert Bechtle.
FAMSF Director, Dr. Colin B. Bailey presents an overview of special exhibition Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland.
Jim Ganz is curator of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Dr. Esther Bell, is the Curator-in-Charge of European Painting at FAMSF.
Dr. Bell received her doctorate from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. She joined the Fine Arts Museums in September 2014 after two years at the Cincinnati Art Museum where she was curator of European painting, drawing, and sculpture. She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library & Museum, New York. Bell is also a former Fullbright scholar and Theodore Rousseau fellowship recipient.
Alison Gass is associate director of collections, exhibitions, and curatorial affairs at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University.
This selection of sculptures from sub-Saharan Africa pays homage to the figure in African art. Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture features 120 pieces from the collection of Richard H. Scheller, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art.