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Spring 2014
Thursdays, April 10, 17; May 1, 15, 22; 10 am – noon

Mary Craig Auditorium
$40 SBMA Members, $50 Non-Members
Series tickets are available at the Museum Visitor Services Desks, online at or by calling 805.884.6423.
Single tickets available the morning of the lecture; $10 Museum members, $12 Non-members


April 10: The Japanese as Collectors of Chinese Painting (7th - 20th centuries) and Its Impact on Traditional Japanese Painting
Stephen Little, Department Head and Curator of Chinese and Korean Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

In conjunction with the exhibition Chinese Paintings from Japanese Collections at LACMA, May 11th - July 6th, 2014
April 17: The Huntingtons: A Gilded Age Family Saga of Wealth, Art Collecting and Philanthropy
Shelley Bennett, Curator Emerita of European Art, The Huntington, Author of The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age (2013)
May 1: Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky
Mary Lenihan, Manager of Adult Programs, LACMA

Preview of the exhibition at LACMA, June 8th - Sept. 14th
May 15: Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
Mary Louise Hart, Associate Curator of Antiquities, J. Paul Getty Museum

Preview of the exhibition at the Getty Villa, April 9th - August 25th
May 22: The Impressionists' Passion for Fashion
Gloria Groom, Senior Curator
David and Mary Winton Green Curator of 19th Century European Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago

Max Pechstein, Die Alte Brücke (The Old Bridge), 1910-11. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.


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