Koret Auditorium

Docent Lecture: "Passing the Torch: Three Generations of African American Women Artists", by Sharon Walton

sculpture of woman by Elizabeth Catlett
May 24, 2014 - 2:15pm3:15pm

Throughout the 20th century, art was influenced by the race and gender of the artist.  African American women artists Elizabeth Catlett, Betye Saar, Mildred Howard, Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, and Kara Walker all built on the accomplishments of their predecessors to create art that reflects their personal experiences and the eras in which they lived.

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Docent Lecture: "Women Artists: From Restriction to Recognition", by Kay Payne

Pieter de Hooch painting
May 24, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

An exploration of art created by women from the beginning of time to the present day, this lecture highlights women who were innovative, independent, and determined, who told their stories with a paintbrush in a multitude of colors. They created penetrating portraits, evocative scenes from everyday life, and intimate and sensitive revelations of their worlds, rendering their experiences in beautifully crafted works of art.

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Docent Lecture: "Women Sculpted, Women Sculptors—From Object to Artist", by Mina Shea

Glass sculpture of a woman
April 20, 2014 - 2:15pm3:15pm

Since the mid-19th century, American women have pursued careeers in sculpture that often looked to the past, but also brought powerful, new, and important voices to the medium. We will look at both women sculpted and women artists from the collection of the Fine Arts Museums.

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Docent Lecture: "Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George", by Maureen O'Brien

mountains reflected in lake
April 20, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

From 1918 until the early 1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe made regular visits to the family estate of Alfred Stieglitz at Lake George in upstate New York, where she reveled in the discovery of new subject matter and found respite in the rural setting without the distractions of city life. O’Keeffe’s experiences there inspired one of the most transformative and productive periods of her career, energizing the development of her signature modernist style.

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Docent Lecture: "Seventy-Five Years! The Golden Gate Bridge and the Extraordinary City It Enhances", by Kay Payne

Golden Gate Bridge in the fog
April 1, 2014 - 2:15pm3:15pm

San Francisco and its Golden Gate Bridge are enchanting, exciting, and enduring. The bridge is an iconic landmark known throughout the world, a major tourist attraction, and the first thing on every visitor's to-do list. Discover more about its beauty and history.

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Docent Lecture: "Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George", by Maureen O'Brien

Georgia O'Keeffe, "Lake George", 1922
April 1, 2014 - 1:00pm2:00pm

From 1918 until the early 1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe made regular visits to the family estate of Alfred Stieglitz at Lake George in upstate New York, where she reveled in the discovery of new subject matter and found respite in the rural setting without the distractions of city life. O’Keeffe’s experiences there inspired one of the most transformative and productive periods of her career, energizing the development of her signature modernist style.

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Guest Lecture: "Introduction to Basic Textile Materials and Techniques", by Deborah Valloma

Peruvian turban
April 17, 2014 - 10:00am12:00pm

Deborah Valloma is a special assistant to the provost for Interdisciplinary Studies and Studio Assessment Chair of the Textiles Program, and an associate professor of Textiles and Fine Arts Graduate Programs at the California College of the Arts.

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