Kwan Fong Gallery

Virtual Lecture Series


Virtual Lecture Series: Intro to Australian Art

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

An introduction to five ideas that have shaped Australian art, from Indigenous cultures to colonial legacies and beyond.


Virtual Lecture Series: Private Museums in Turkey and India

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020
9:00 am PDT

With the emergence of privately-funded museums, this lecture discusses the effects of localized art spaces on cityscapes in Turkey and India.


Virtual Lecture Series: Mummies and More–Discovering Ancient Egypt

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020
1:30 pm PDT

Explore the art and archaeology of Ancient Egypt while learning about pyramids, mummification, hieroglyphics, King Tut-Ankh-Amun, and more.


Virtual Lecture Series: Wedding Customs of 15th Century Florence

Thursday, May 07, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

This talk discusses the development of wedding customs in 15th century Florence and the art associated with these ceremonies.


Virtual Lecture Series: Art in Santa Fe

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

Discover Santa Fe’s historic art districts. Learn how it developed into the creative hub it is today, and take a look at artwork by local artists.


Virtual Lecture Series: Women Artists Throughout History

Thursday, May 14, 2020
7:00 pm PDT

This lecture will cover and discuss accomplished women artists throughout history and their influences on art and culture.


Virtual Lecture Series: Sak Yant: Sacred Tattoo Art

Thursday, May 21, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

This lecture will provide a basic understanding of Buddhism in Southeast Asia, and the role Sak Yant tattoos play in contemporary merit making in Thailand.

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Can We Talk About This? On Race and Art in this Cultural Moment with Cole James and Robin Holder

Thursday, Jun 11, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

We speak to artists about our current political climate– how it affects the arts and how the arts are working to shape it.

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Virtual Lecture Series: The Tentmakers of Cairo

Friday, Jun 19, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

The Tentmakers of Cairo brings together the stories of the tentmakers and their extraordinary tents around the world.

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Can We Talk About This? On Antifascism and Art in this Cultural Moment with christy roberts berkowitz and Badly Licked Bear

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020
2:00 pm PDT

A conversation on mutual aid, antifascism, anarchism, the Jewish left, and incendiary art praxis.

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POSTPONED: Virtual Lecture Series: Threading Time–Fiber Art and Collaboration, 1950-2020

Thursday, Jul 02, 2020
4:00 pm PDT


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American Architecture Since the Revolution

Thursday, Jul 09, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

This image-based lecture will survey American architecture since 1775, focusing on the arc of modernism from colonialism to postmodernism.

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Can We Talk About This? On Diversity in Art Curation in this Cultural Moment with Demecina Beehn and Sheila Goloborotko

Thursday, Jul 16, 2020
4:00 pm PDT

A talk on diverse curating from the ground up and the push to make cultural institutions anti-racist.