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SFAI Symposium & Tour: Diego Rivera and the Mexican Mural Movement
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco , CA 94133


July 11th, 2012 - July 14th, 2012
Opening: 
July 11th, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
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WEBSITE:  
http://www.sfai.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Financial District/Wharf
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415 749 4500
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue 11-7; Wed-Sat 11-6; Open until 7:30 pm on lecture nights
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San Francisco Art Institute
TAGS:  
mural traditional, Mexican art. Mexican mural movement, Diego Rivera graffiti/street-art painting
COST:  
FREE - $50
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Join San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco for a two-day symposium and mural tour exploring the legacy of the Mexican mural movement in contemporary art and activism.


Taking place at SFAI's 800 Chestnut Street campus—home to a renowned Diego Rivera mural—the symposium features notable Mexican and American artists, writers, and scholars, including keynote speaker Sandra de la Loza. Hear first-hand their insights and research on Riveras construction of visual identities, the representation of the human body in today's murals, and more.


The symposium is FREE and open to the public, but space is limited and advanced registration required. You must purchase $50 tickets in advance for the mural tour and lunch. To register or purchase your ticket, please visit: www.sfaimuralsymposium.eventbrite.com


Diego Rivera and the Mexican Mural Movement: A Contemporary Perspective on Art and Activism


Symposium Day 1: Keynote and Panel Discussion (Free)
Wednesday, July 11, 7:30 – 9:30 pm


Symposium Day 2: Panel Discussion (Free)
Thursday, July 12, 6:00 – 8:00 pm


Diego Rivera Mural Tour & Lunch ($50 tickets)
Saturday, July 14, 9:45 am – 2:00 pm


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