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Lecture: Still I Rise - Modern & Contemporary American Portraiture


  • WHEN Friday, October 19, 2012 at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $8 - $15

Using Maya Angelou’s poem, Still I Rise, as a starting point, Dr. Amy Galpin, Associate Curator, Art of the Americas, will examine modern and contemporary portraiture created by American artists, with an emphasis on work created in the last twenty years.

Learn more about portraits from the colonial period to present on view in Figures, the section of Behold, America! at The San Diego Museum of Art.
The collaborative exhibition, opening at three Museums on November 10 is divided between Figures, Frontiers at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and Forms at the Timken Museum of Art.

The Friday Morning Lecture & Tour Series, happening the third Friday of each month, focuses on works on view in the Museum. All lectures are followed by docent-led tours.

Date: October 19th starting at 10am

Series ticket packages are available for the entire series online or by calling 619.699.1953. To purchase online, add all 9 lectures to your shopping cart. Series discount will appear at checkout.

Cost: $12 members/$15 nonmembers/$8 seniors, students, military/$90 series members (9 lectures)/$120 series nonmembers (9 lectures)/$45 seniors, students, military series (9 lectures)

Sponsored by The San Diego Museum of Art Docent Council. Corporate Sponsors: GS Levine Insurance Services, Inc. and Ace Private Risk Services

Location: San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map

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Exterior image of the San Diego Museum of Art.

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