Symposium: Women in the Arts
Saturday, August 4, 2018
9 am - 3 pm
9 am - 3 pm
9 - 9:15 am — Introduction by Kathrine Lemke-Waste
9:15 am — Artist, Object, Muse, Collector: Women at the Haggin
Stepanie Brown | Interpretive Consultant for the Haggin Museum's reinstallation and reinterpretation of our Core Art Collection. She is on the Museum Studies faculty at the University of San Francisco and the Chair of the American Alliance of Museums' Committee on Museum Professional Training/Museum Studies Network.
This lecture will examine the complicated, contested, and sometimes contentious roles of women in the French and American art world of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
10:40 am — #WeCount: Visualizing Equal Representation in the Art World, and Why It Matters
Micol Hebron | Interdisciplinary artist and an Associate Professor of Art at Chapman University in the city of Orange, California.
Micol will discuss her discoveries, conclusions, and suggestions for what steps to take to help build an equitable and representative art world. While things are better than they used to be--they are far from good enough.
11:30 am — E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit
Scott Shields | Associate Director and Chief Curator at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California.
California artist E. Charlton Fortune (1885-1969) came of age during a time when women began to redefine their roles in society, pushing boundaries of what was expected of them and challenging the status quo.
12:30 - 1:30 pm — Lunch Break | A variety of lunch trucks will be made available for lunch purchases.
1:30 pm — The Resurgence of Realism
Sadie Valeri | Internationally recognized oil painter and art instructor based in San Francisco.
A slide lecture and drawing demonstration offering a brief overview of the history of art education, how this 500-year-old lineage of knowledge was broken in the 20th century, and how a return to skill-based traditional training is leading to a resurgence of Realism in the 21st century.
This event is free to the public and seating is available on a first come basis.