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Winter Art Talks

Art Talks will be a lecture series about world art and culture.

When: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where: S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: $10 - $50

Age limit: Not available

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Art Talks @ SBMA is a year-long lecture series about world art and culture. Special emphasis is on providing historical context for a deeper understanding of the works of art in the Museum's collection and special exhibitions. Lecturers are outstanding scholars and curators from all over the world.

Jan. 30: Secular Spirituality in 20th Century American Art
Jonathan Fineberg, Emeritus Professor of Art History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 13: If Icons Are Not Pictures, What Are They? Nigel McGilchrist, Independent Scholar, Orvieto, Italy
February 27: Visualizing Sacred Places in Islamic Art, Juan Campo, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, UCSB
March 6:An Astrophysicist's View of "Heavenly Bodies," Lars Bildsten, Director, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB, and Professor of Physics, UCSB
March 20: The Materiality of Belief: Humans and the Cosmos in Egyptian Art
Kathlyn Cooney, Assistant Professor, Department of Egyptian Art and Architecture, UCLA

Event posted Jan. 21, 2014
Last updated Feb. 14, 2014

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