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Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

Gallery talks by SAMA docents are based on the works of art found in the Museum’s collections and special exhibitions. 

Tuesday, September 2, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Free.

Matisse: Life in Color Tour

Go on a docent led tour of Matisse: Life in Color

Tuesday, September 2, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
No additional charge.

Sketching in the Galleries

Enjoy an evening of casual instruction based on the works of art found in the Museum’s collections.

Tuesday, September 2, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free for members, $10 for non-members.

Curator's Choice: Porcelain Vases of Famous Sites in Jiangxi Province

Curator of Asian Art, John Johnston, discusses the intricate details of scenic ceramics made in 19th century China. 

Tuesday, September 2, 6:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.
Free.

Coming Up This Week >>

51 events in February 2014

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SOLD OUT Mays Symposium: Beyond the Looking Glass: The Many Faces of Portraiture

Meditation in the Japanese Gallery

Members-Only Tour: Modern and Contemporary Latin American Gallery

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Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

First Sundays for Families: Celebrate Black History Month

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Dvorak in America

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Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

Sketching in the Galleries

Curator's Choice- African American Artists Confront Negative Stereotypes: Works by Michael Ray Charles, Gordon Parks, Hank Willis Thomas, Kara Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, and Kehinde Wiley by David Rubin

First Faces: American Portraiture before Thomas Sully by Dr. William Keyse Rudolph

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SAMA Playdates: Mummy Masks and Canopic Jars

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Members Opening Reception - Thomas Sully: Painted Performance

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Member Preview Day - Thomas Sully: Painted Performance

Thomas Sully's Painted Performances

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Private Tour of Father Margil and Walking Tour of Mission San Jose

Educator Workshop: Portraits of America

Thomas Sully: Painted Performance Exhibition Opens

Meditation in the Japanese Gallery

Great Books Seminar: Shakespeare - Measure for Measure + Samuel Johnson's Preface to Shakespeare

Family Flicks: Oliver Twist (United Kingdom, 1948) 117 minutes

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Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

Louis A. and Frances B. Wagner Lecture Series: 18th Century Peru: The Extraordinary Watercolors of Bishop Martinez Companon by Dr. Marion Oettinger, Curator of Latin American Art

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Circle Nights at the Museum - Thomas Sully: Painted Performance

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Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

Sketching in the Galleries

Director's Choice - Eldzier Cortor: Master Printmaker by Katie Luber, Ph.D.

CANCELED - Run with SAMA

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SAMA Playdates: The Dragon's Pearl

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Art Crawl: Gallery Tours for Caregivers and Babies 0-18 Months

CANCELED – Site Visit to UTSA: For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights and Selections from the Collection of Paula and Edwin Miles

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Art Party: Love Art: Cupid and Psyche

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Be My Valentine 5k

Meditation in the Japanese Gallery

Night at the Museum: A Young Friends Event

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Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

Mrs. Brown (UK, 1997) 103 minutes

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Printmaking Workshop: Celebrating Eldzier Cortor

Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

Sketching in the Galleries

Theatrical Portraiture in Thomas Sully's Painted Performance

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SAMA Playdates: A Visit to Uncle Andy's

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Homeschool Student Workshop: Portraits, Still-Lifes, and Landscapes

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Art History 101... Without the Exams!

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Meditation in the Japanese Gallery

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Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

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Printmaking Workshop: Celebrating Eldzier Cortor

Museum & Special Exhibition Highlights

Sketching in the Galleries

Bite, Scrape, Gouge, Burnish: Eldzier Cortors Prints

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SAMA Playdates: Jabuti the Tortoise

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Global Lens: Angel on the Right (Farishtay Kitfi Rost), (Tajikistan, 2002) 90 minutes