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Download 2020 Brochure – Lectures & Trips

Aug
12
Thu
The Metropolitan Museum; Behind the Scenes @ Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm

August 12, 5:30 pm – by Diana McDonald, Ph.D., Boston College

Tickets @: https://conta.cc/3y1kzks

Seating is limited. We encourage you to purchase tickets in advance.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC is our foremost encyclopedic museum in the US, and just celebrated its 150th year in existence. Dr. McDonald worked at the museum in various departments and capacities and will tell us the backstories of the Egyptian Department and the opening of the spectacular Temple of Dendur; the complex history of the stunning art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas wing, and other highlights of the museum’s fantastic collection, including the Impressionist painting collection and her work on the Ancient Near Eastern Department’s reinstallation.

Aug
26
Thu
Borobudur & Angkor Wat: Cosmic Temples @ Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
Aug 26 @ 5:30 pm

August 26, 5:30 pm – by Diana McDonald, Ph.D., Boston College & Rebecca Black, MIT

 

Aug
29
Sun
International Potluck & Bazaar
Aug 29 all-day
Sep
16
Thu
The Louvre Museum – Art and Politics of a Civic Institution @ Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm
The Louvre Museum - Art and Politics of a Civic Institution @ Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center

September 16, 5:30 pm – by Susanne Anderson-Riedel, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Art, Associate Professor, Art History, University of New Mexico

Sep
24
Fri
India/Pakistan Nuclear Issues 
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
September 24, 3:00 pm – by Vipin Narang, MIT, online broadcast
Oct
14
Thu
The Russian Museum @ Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
Oct 14 @ 5:30 pm

by Marina Oborotova. Ph.D., President, CFIS-AIA

Lecture series Great Museums of the US & the World  is part of the Albuquerque International Association program Arts & Cultures around the World. Beginning with August 2021, we will take ABQ citizens on an exciting, eye opening “trips” to the great museums in the US, Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe.

The series will cover a diverse range of collections – new & old, encyclopedic & specialized, big & small – on four different continents. We will feature Asian art in US, Indonesia, Japan, Cambodia, India, Taiwan, Middle Eastern collections in Egypt & Iraq, Hispanic – in Mexico, Guatemala, Peru and Brazil; European in Russia & France, Afro-American collections in US & Brazil, Native-American art in US Southwest, as well as some of the new museums in the US, such as the San Francisco MOMA and Crystal Bridges in Arkansas.