Tuesday, November 01, 2011

TAM Docents: Student Rates for Upcoming Lectures

Hello Docents-

Below are some of examples of lectures that you can attend at the student rate. Take advantage of this opportunity for continued learning on topics close to your hearts!


Know More Art Lecture Series: The Rich Tradition of Mexican Folk Art
Saturdays, November 5 –19, 1 pm
Traditionally, folk art is made by people who have no formal art training and are working with their hands, simple tools, and materials that are available. Mexican Folk Art, rooted in everyday materials, was historically designed out of the desire to make fun and beautiful pieces out of utilitarian ware. In this fall lecture series, join us to learn more about the history and origins of Latin American folk art and view some excellent in-person examples in the exhibition Folk Treasures of Mexico: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection from the San Antonio Museum of Art. Cost: $40 for complete series ($25 for members), $15 per individual lecture ($10 for members, $5 for students). Educator clock hours available. Preregistration is recommended. To learn more, click here.


Michael Kenna
Saturday, December 3, 2 pm
Michael Kenna's photographs of serene landscapes have been shown in galleries and museums throughout the world, including Tacoma Art Museum's current exhibition Collecting for the Future: The Safeco Gift and New Acquisitions and G. Gibson Gallery's exhibition Huangshan, on view November 25, 2011 through January 7, 2012. In this slide lecture, Kenna will present an overview of his work to date and discuss his aesthetic approach to the photographic medium. Cost: $15 ($10 for members, $5 for students). Includes museum admission. To purchase tickets, click here.


Thank you,



Jana Wennstrom | TACOMA ART MUSEUM

Manager of Public and Volunteer Programs


T: 253.272.4258 x3030

1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Washington 98402



embrace art in everyday life Folk Treasures of Mexico October 29 - February 19





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