Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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Fashion_week_150wThe Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition
On view through March 10
This acclaimed exhibition from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum presents work by the 10 finalists for the prestigious Jameel Prize. Experience culturally diverse and visually alluring artworks executed in a wide variety of media. Rachid Kora├»chi's winning entry, The Invisible Masters, hangs above the main lobby, and the exhibition continues in two galleries upstairs. Learn more VandALogo
Happy_DaysHauntings: American Photographs, 1845–1970
Opens March 6
Spellbinding images that allude to the ghostly quality and ephemeral nature of photography. In the 22 photographs selected for this installation, time rolls in rear-view mirrors and ocean waves, or across the sky in a passing phenomenon, a dirigible floating in the clouds.
Every Sunday Docent-Led Family Tours and Drop-In Art Making
• Special 30-minute tours depart from the Rodin Rotunda every Sunday at 12:30, 1, and 1:30 pm.
• Artworks chosen for the tour become inspiration for drop-in art-making in the Moorman Studio from 1–3 pm. Due to popularity, sessions are limited to 30 minutes, as space permits.
Daily: Art packs: Young artists can check out art kits stocked with colored pencils and sketch paper and spend time in our galleries sketching and drawing. Children then return the kits when they are finished and take their drawings home.
Sukanya Chakrabarti on Aisha Khalid's Kashmiri Shawl
Wednesday, March 6, 1 pm
Chakrabarti, a doctoral candidate at the Department of Theater and Performance Studies, will discuss Kashmiri Shawl, on view as part of The Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition.
Friday, March 8 at 2 pm
Yu-chuan “Phoenix” Chen, PhD candidate in art and art history, discusses Border Crossings: From Imperial to Popular Life in the Madeleine H. Russell Gallery

Saturdays, March 9 and 16 at 3:30 pm
Join lively, informal discussions led by Stanford students about selected artworks. Topics change each week. Meet in the main lobby.

Learn more about free Events & Tours

See our other exhibitions. We look forward to your visit!

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OPEN: Wednesday–Sunday 11 am–5 pm and Thursday evenings until 8 pm

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