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Art Historian Meher McArthur on An Appreciation of Japanese Art and Aesthetics

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Sunday, 6 March 2016
Opening: 
Sunday, 6 March 2016 - 3:00pm

Meher McArthur is an independent Asian art curator, author, and educator, who specializes in the art of Japan. She worked for nine years as Curator of East Asian Art at Pacific Asia Museum, where she curated 15 exhibitions and several permanent galleries. Her most recent major exhibitions include Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami (traveling 2012–2016) and Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami (2015–2017). She lectures regularly at Southern California museums and is Creative Director for the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena. She is a regular contributor to KCET's Artbound and the Buddhist website buddhistdoor.com, and writes for Artillery, Fabrik, and other arts and culture magazines. She has written several books about Asian art and culture, including Folded: Contemporary Expressions of Origami Art, to be published by Tuttle in spring 2017. McArthur will lead an upcoming SBMA travel tour to Japan.

Mary Craig Auditorium

$5 SBMA Members/$8 Non-Members

Purchase tickets at the Museum Visitor Services desks, or online at tickets.sbma.net.

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8059634364
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art

1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm, Chase Free Thursday Evening 5 – 8 pm 

Admission is free through April 16, 2016
 

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