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All MCAM exhibitions and programs are open to the public. Admission is free unless otherwise stated.

Duplicating Daniel JAN 25, 2020 OPENING RECEPTION: KARI MARBOE | DUPLICATING DANIEL 5:00 pm, ART MUSEUM Duplicating Daniel is a visual inquiry from Bay Area ceramicist and sleuth Kari Marboe into a vanished artwork from MCAM’s permanent collection by clay master Daniel Rhodes. Pursuing a web of living and archival leads, Duplicating Daniel is populated with attempts to recreate the lost Rhodes sculpture based on data collected from research, interviews with artists, an antique photocopy, and an accession number.
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State of Convergence JAN 25, 2020 OPENING RECEPTION: STATE OF CONVERGENCE 5:00–7:00 pm, SLIDE SPACE 123 Join us to celebrate the opening of State of Convergence foregrounds the work of historically underrepresented artists to explore the cultural diversity of our region, curated by the Mills College Museum Studies Workshop, The exhibition features both contemporary and historical works by Bay Area artists from Mills College Art Museum’s permanent collection and highlights the Northern California landscape as a site of resistance, abundance, and celebration.
Artist Lecture Series: Angela Hennessy FEB 12, 2020 ARTIST LECTURE SERIES: ANGELA HENNESSY 7:00 pm, DANFORTH LECTURE HALL Angela Hennessy is an Oakland-based interdisciplinary artist and Associate Professor at California College of the Arts where she teaches courses on visual and cultural narratives of death and contemporary textile theory. Through writing, studio work, and performance, her practice examines mythologies of blackness embedded in linguistic metaphors of color and cloth. Her current project The School of the Dead, is a program for the decolonization of death and grief through the radical inquiry of aesthetic and social practices that mediate the boundary between the living and the dead.
Artist Lecture Series: Kari Marboe FEB 26, 2020 ARTIST LECTURE SERIES: KARI MARBOE 7:00 pm, DANFORTH LECTURE HALL Kari Marboe is a Bay Area artist and Assistant Professor at California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. She holds a MFA from the University of California, Berkeley and a BFA from California College of the Arts. Marboe’s research-based, ceramic works have been presented at 500 Capp Street/Southern Exposure, CA; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, CA; The Museum of Craft and Design, CA; Wave Pool Gallery, OH; A-B Projects, CA; Greenwich House Pottery, NY; and the Waffle Shop Billboard, PA.