Past Events

2017

February

Scholarship Saturday

Saturday, February 25 at 9am, Museum of Art

 

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

 

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

Thursday, March 30

 

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

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

 

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

 

Wednesday, June 28

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

 

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.

 

August

Museum Member's Tour: The Asian Art Museum: Flower Power 

 

September

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

SMC Student Welcome Back Party

 

November

Dia De Los Muertos Celebration 

 

 

2018

February 

 

Darker Shades of Red Opening

Wednesday, February 7 at 10 am, Museum of Art 

 

Member's Reception

Thursday, February 8 at 3 pm, Museum of Art

 

Public Reception

Thursday February 8 4-6 pm, Museum of Art 

 

Art Chat #1 

Wednesday, February 28 1 pm, Museum of Art

The Museum of Art welcomes Professor Susan Weissman of the Political Science Department at Saint Mary's College. Professor Weissman's Art Chat is entitled "The First Socialist Revolution." 

Link to video: https://youtu.be/FQCUV6xN8Kg

 

March 

 

Art Chat #2 

Wednesday, March 21 1 pm, Museum of Art 

The Museum of Art welcomes Professor Scott Schonfeldt-Aultman of the Communication Department at Saint Mary's College and Alex U. Inn founding member of Momma's Boyz. Professor Schonfeldt-Aultman's and Mr. Inn's Art Chat is entitled "Pursuing Social Justice through Drag." 
 

Link to video: https://youtu.be/4Jc2tpTeE5E

 

May

 

Art Chat #3

Wednesday, May 2 1 PM, Museum of Art

The Museum of Art Staff welcomes Professor Dan Leopard of the Communications Department at Saint Mary's College. Professor Leopard's Art Chat is entitled "Comrade Tintin: Herge and Stalin in the Land of the Soviets." 

Link to video: https://youtu.be/YMr0V6uQmy0

 

Art Department Student Exhibition Opening 

Thursday May 24 4 PM, Museum of Art

The Museum of Art hosts the Saint Mary's College Art Department and recent work from students. The Student Exhibition will be open through Sunday, May 27. 

 

June

 

Summer Exhibition Opening 

Saturday, June 9, 1-4 PM, Museum of Art Patio

Join us in welcoming the new summer exhibitions. The Museum of Art will host California Watercolor Association demonstrations and guest speakers. Beverages and appetizers will be provided. 

On display:

California Watercolor Association

The Color of Summer

 

Richard Gayton

BART: Strangers on a Train

 

Diana Hobson and Susan Alexjander 

Into Being - The River