Guest Lecture: "Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture", by Richard Scheller and Manuel Jordan

African sculpture
January 8, 2015 - 10:00am12:00pm

Richard H. Scheller is Executive Vice President of Research and Early Development at Genentech. A member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he is a recipient of the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award and the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.

Manuel Jordán is Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.

January 8, 2015 - 10:00am

Docent Lecture: "From Here to Eternity: Honoring Our Ancestors in Africa, Oceania, and the Americas", by Martha Walker

Limestone of Stela with Queen lx Mutal Ahaw
January 11, 2015 - 2:15pm3:15pm

How and why do we remember our ancestors? Do we know who they are? This presentation starts to answer those questions as it explores how African, Mesoamerican, and Oceanic cultures revere their ancestors through art.

January 11, 2015 - 2:15pm


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