Art Focus
Lecture Series 2010

The Art of Curating
Thursdays, March 4, 11, 18
4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Hilarie Faberman is the Robert M. and Ruth L. Halperin Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Cantor Arts Center. Before coming to Stanford in 1993, Faberman was the curator of western art at the University of Michigan Museum of Art and assistant professor in the History of Art Department. She is a member of the Print Council of America and an undergraduate advisor at Stanford.

This series of programs will explore the role of the curator in the university art museum with a focus on acquisition, exhibition, and object care. Suggested weekly readings will accompany each session.

"The Art of Acquisition" focuses on the selection and documentation of works of art and the art market (dealers, auction houses, etc.), March 4

"The Art of Exhibition" covers the design and implementation of exhibitions, the production of publications, and other educational tools, March 11

"The Art of Conservation" features care of collections, March 18

Art Focus lectures are open to all with a discount for Cantor Arts Center members. Registration will begin in January 2010. If a lecture is oversubscribed, members will be given priority. If space allows, a single session of a lecture series may be attended for a fee of $25. For more information or to become a member please call the Membership Office at 650-723-3482 or click here.



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