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U.Va. Art Museum Offers Two Lectures On The Arts Of Asia

January 29, 2003--

WHO: Julian Raby, director of Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

WHAT: “Of Shells and Bones: Facts and Fables in Renaissance Europe and the Muslim World about the Making of Chinese Porcelain”

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 13, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Campbell Hall, Room 153

WHO: Julia Curtis, an independent scholar from Williamsburg, Va.

WHAT: “Shunzhi Styles: Decoration and Iconography on Jingdezehen Porcelains”

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Campbell Hall, Room 153

This spring the University of Virginia Art Museum will present two Weedon Lectures in the Arts of Asia. Both programs add insight and information to the museum’s special exhibition, “Treasures from an Unknown Reign: Shunzhi Porcelain.” The lectures are made possible with the generous support of the Ellen Bayard Weedon Foundation.

For details, call the U.Va. Art Museum, (434) 924-3592, or visit the museum’s Web site, http://www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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