Events Schedule

February

Scholarship Saturday

Saturday, February 25 at 9am, Museum of Art

Free

 

March

Member's Only Preview

Wednesday, March 1 at 4pm, Museum of Art.

 

Artist Talk with Peter Freund

Thursday, March 2 at 4pm, Museum of Art

Free

 

Member's trip to the Legion of Honor: Monet the Early Years

Thursday, March 30

Contact Kyla Tynes at kep1@stmarys-ca.edu or 925 631 4069 for more information

 

April 

ART CHAT

Wednesday, April 26 at 3:00 - Digital Tomb

https://www.youtube.com/embed/CmZIwxxhpgU

Peter Freund’s digital images explore the visual image as an absence, negation or erasure of the visible. Freund discusses the principle of a “digital tomb” in his series of conceptual prints.

 

May

HAND MADE IN THE GIFT SHOP

The Museum is featuring hand made items in the Gift Shop the entire month of May.  Please come by and take a look at these locally made and beautifully crafted works of art.  Items include: jewelry, glass, wood, textiles and pottery.

 

ART CHAT

Wednesday, May 3 at 3:00 - Desire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfKIKqfYlNU

Discussing the overlapping relationship between trauma and desire, Peter Freund explores a parallel between artistic and psychoanalytic practices.

 

ART CHAT

Wednesday, May 10 at 1:00 - Alternative Facts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xD0Ees7TuM4&spfreload=5

“Alternative facts” - a symptom of neoliberal freedom? In this talk, Peter Freund will explore the paradoxical connection between facts and fantasy in political thinking, highlighting three works of video art in his current exhibition. 

 

Saint Mary's College Dance Company Spring Performance and Pre-Performance Reception at the Museum of Art

Friday, May 12, 7-7:45

Saint Mary's College Dance Company is honored to present Rise, an evening of new works in celebration of the dance programs 20th Anniversary.

 

Pre-Performance reception in collaboration with the Performing Arts Department.  Come enjoy free appetizers and drinks and mingle with the choreographers and alumni. 

 

Museum Member's Tour of the Private Collection of Julie Armistead and Fred McNear

Tuesday, May 16

Contact Kyla Tynes for more information. 925 631 4069 kep1@stmarys-ca.edu

 

Guest Speaker Luncheon: Hossein Khosrowjah, Reconciliations and Desires

Thursday, May 25 at 12:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2FNNqcrNIw&t=344s

Hossein Khosrowjah will explore the complexity and importance of "cultural translation" in the contemporary political climate. His talk will use Peter Freund's IRAN|USA exhibition as a springboard for investigating the role of translation and mistranslation in defining the cultural Other.

Please join us at the Museum for this talk by Professor Khosrowjah. The event is free of charge with a reception to follow after the talk. 

Hossein Khosrowjah is a senior adjunct professor of visual studies at the California College of the Arts. His essays and reviews on a broad range of topics, from film to exilic autobiography to the history of American higher education, have been published in film, cultural, and area studies journals. His book, The Singular Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami, is forthcoming from I.B. Tuaris Press.

 

June

Saint Mary's College MFA in Dance Festival

Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18 at the Museum of Art

Free

 

Museum Member's Tour of the Permanent Collection Storage and Reception at Private Bay Area Art Collector's Home

Wednesday, June 28

For more information contact Kyla Tynes kep1@stmarys-ca.edu or 925 631 4069

 

July

Thursday, July 13

Museum Member's Tour of the American Art Collection at the de Young Museum followed by a tour of the Japanese Tea Garden (Contact Kyla Tynes for more information kep1@stmarys-ca.edu, 925 631 4069)

 

August

Museum Member's Tour: The Asian Art Museum: Flower Power (Contact Kyla Tynes for more information kep1@stmarys-ca.edu, 925 631 4069)

 

September

SMC Campus Tour of the Museum of Art's Permanent Collection Storage Facility

SMC Student Welcome Back Party

 

October

Museum Member's Tour: Napa, diRosa Preserve and the Hess Collection (Contact Kyla Tynes for more information kep1@stmarys-ca.edu, 925 631 4069)

 

November

Museum Member's Tour: Crocker Art Museum, Diebenkorn (Contact Kyla Tynes for more information kep1@stmarys-ca.edu, 925 631 4069)

Dia De Los Muertos Celebration 

December

Museum Member's Tour: Haggin Museum, American Impressionism (Contact Kyla Tynes for more information kep1@stmarys-ca.edu, 925 631 4069)