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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Art Night at the McNay

Dear Artists,


Join us Thursday, January 5th, for Art Night at the McNay

Schedule is as follows:
Early dinner at 4 p.m. at Twin Sisters(RSVP  Irena-Taylor@satx.rr.com)
McNay Exhibit "The Orient Expressed" - self-guided tour at 5:30 p.m. $5 fee
Free lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Finally an opera singer doing a piece from "Madame Butterfly"

The Orient Expressed: Japan’s Influence on Western Art, 1854-1918
October 5, 2011 | January 15, 2012
 
 
 
 
The Orient Expressed focuses on the worldwide phenomenon known as Japonisme, which permeated art and culture in the West in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Organized by the Mississippi Museum of Art and curated by Gabriel P. Weisberg, PhD, professor of art history at the University of Minnesota, this traveling exhibition brings more than 150 objects, including ceramics, drawings, glass, paintings, prints, and silver, to San Antonio, demonstrating the pervasive fascination with Japanese style.

For more information on this exhibit go to www.mcnayart.org
 

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