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"A History in Art: Early Connections between Japan and San Francisco" - Special lecture by Melissa Rinne

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© Courtesy of Legion of Honor
"A History in Art: Early Connections between Japan and San Francisco" - Special lecture by Melissa Rinne
Curated by: Melissa Rinne

Clement St & 34th Ave
Lincoln Park
94121 San Francisco
CA
US
November 20th, 2010 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
WEBSITE:  
http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Marina/Presidio
EMAIL:  
contact@famsf.org
PHONE:  
415-750-3600
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sun 9:30-5:15
TAGS:  
Lecture, japanese
COST:  
Free after museum admission. Seating is limited and first come first served. No reservations required or taken.

DESCRIPTION

Florence Gould Theater
2:00–3:00 p.m.

Melissa Rinne, Associate Curator of Japanese Art at the Asian Art Museum, will talk about that museum's special exhibition Japan’s Early Ambassadors to San Francisco, 1860–1927 and connnections between the East and the West. Melissa M. Rinne is associate curator of Japanese art at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. She is the author of Masters of Bamboo: Artistic Lineages in the Lloyd Cotsen Japanese Basket Collection and assisting author of Lords of the Samurai: Legacy of a Daimyo Family. Rinne moved to San Francisco from Japan, where she worked on the staff of two Japanese national museums. She is lead curator of Japan’s Early Ambassadors to San Francisco, 1860–1927 (on view through November 29) and resident curator for Beyond Golden Clouds: Five Centuries of Japanese Screens (opening October 15).


Sponsor

We would like to thank the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco for their generous support of the artist's studio.

For more information on programs related to Japanese culture and history, please visit:
Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco
Japan Society of Northern California

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