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Human Beast: German Expressionism- Member Preview, Lecture & Reception


  • WHEN Friday, July 20, 2012 at noon and 6 p.m.
  • WHERE San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Dr. John Marciari, Curator of European Art and Head of Provenance Research, will discuss the making of The Human Beast. Topics will include the recent Kondon-Giesberger bequest of 48 works of art that form the foundation for this exhibition, the Grant and Walbridge collections from which pieces are also on view, and a behind the scenes discussion of how the exhibition was pulled together.

One benefit of being a Friend, Gallery, Sponsor, or Circle member is exclusive invitations to these Opening Lectures and Receptions. Each lecture includes information about the opening exhibition and is followed by a light reception. Guest lecturers have included regional, national and international guests as well as the Museum's outstanding curatorial staff and directors.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 18, 2012 by calling 619.696.1941 or

Free Member Benefit at the Friend, Sponsor, Gallery, and Circle Levels Members get a free, early, exclusive preview of The Human Beast on July 20th at noon before the exhibition opens to the public. Not yet a member? Join online now to get free admission year-round, and that's just the beginning!

Location: San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado San Diego: Google Map.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional photo of an image of artwork displayed at "Hu...

Above: Promotional photo of an image of artwork displayed at "Human Beast: German Expressionism". Photo courtesy of San Diego Museum of Art & Vance E. Kondon and Elisabeth Giesberger.


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