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Docent Lecture: "On Common Ground: The Fertile Landscape", Ellen Harden

Church, Rainy Season in the Tropics, 1866
July 18, 2015 -
2:15pm3:15pm

Highlighting key moments in the landscape tradition from the 16th century to today, this lecture explores the relationship between artist and land through a selection of paintings, many from the collection of the Fine Arts Museums. These works demonstrate the variety of techniques and styles that make the landscape tradition so rich.

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Docent Lecture: "J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free", by Marsha Holm

Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
July 18, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

Bringing together more than 60 oil paintings and watercolors from a host of international lenders, J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free is the first major exhibition devoted to Turner’s achievements during his final period of productivity, when some of his most iconic works were created.

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Docent Lecture: "J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free", by Ellen Harden

Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
July 11, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

Bringing together more than 60 oil paintings and watercolors from a host of international lenders, J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free is the first major exhibition devoted to Turner’s achievements during his final period of productivity, when some of his most iconic works were created.

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Docent Lecture: "J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free", by Maureen O'Brien

Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
July 7, 2015 -
2:15pm3:15pm

Bringing together more than 60 oil paintings and watercolors from a host of international lenders, J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free is the first major exhibition devoted to Turner’s achievements during his final period of productivity, when some of his most iconic works were created.

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Guest Lecture: "A Conversation about Ikat, Tapestry, and Contemporary Art", by Mary Zicafoose

Mountian for the Buddha – Envy, 2013
May 16, 2015 -
10:00am11:30am

Nebraska artist Mary Zicafoose’s talk to the Textile Arts Council will cover her career path as a weaver, touching on stories of color origin, ethnic, traditional, and contemporary ikat design, textile travel, and her thoughts on the political landscape of tapestry in 21st Century contemporary art.

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"ART/FILM: Mr. Turner Up Close" with Noah Cowan and Esther Bell

June 26, 2015 -
7:15pm8:15pm

Friday Nights at the de Young presents ART/FILM: Mr. Turner Up Close, a Fine Arts Museums and San Francisco Film Society collaboration.

Join us for a lively discussion on how art is portrayed in film with San Francisco Film Society Director Noah Cowan and FAMSF Curator-in-Charge of European Paintings Esther Bell. The discussion will feature clips from Mr. Turner, (2014, 150 minutes) and J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free.

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Docent Lecture: "J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free", by Rita Dunlay

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Fishing Boats Bringing a Disabled Ship into Port Ruysdael, exhibited 1844
June 27, 2015 -
2:15pm3:15pm

Bringing together more than sixty oil paintings and watercolors from a host of international lenders, J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free is the first major exhibition devoted to Turner’s achievements during his final period of productivity when some of his most iconic works were created.

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Docent Lecture: "California Treasures: Women Who Make a Difference", by Kay Payne

Salvador Dalí, Portrait of Dorothy Spreckels Munn
June 2, 2015 -
2:15pm3:15pm

This intriguing lecture, featuring painting, sculpture, and photography, celebrates a multitude of remarkable women: community leaders, activists, entertainers, artists, entrepreneurs, and politicians. These exceptional women come from every walk of life, serving on the front lines—and they are treasures who make an enormous contribution to California.

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