Camden Conference in Cushing: ‘Chinese art through the eyes of an art museum educator’
CUSHING — Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m., at the Cushing Library, the Camden Conference presents Vas Prabhu, director of education at the Farnsworth Art Museum.
This event is free and open to all.
Bronze, clay, porcelain, jade, paper and ink and installation art… Chinese artists have done it all.
Experience a personal journey of China’s artistic accomplishments through ten works of art from the Bronze Age to the present day.
The session will conclude with a discussion about current practice.
Vas Prabhu is a museum educator who has worked in a variety of art museums with Asian collections, including Cornell University’s art museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and others.
Her Asian projects include exhibitions, exchanges with museum colleagues, and interpretation of Yin Yu Tang, a merchant’s home that was moved from rural Anhui Province, China to Salem, MA. She also helped create the audio tour, the accompanying exhibition and interpretation rooms related to the Huang Family home.
Presently, she is the director of education at the Farnsworth Art Museum, and a Rockland resident.
This presentation is hosted by the Cushing Public Library and offered as a free community event in anticipation of the 32nd Annual Camden Conference – Is This China’s Century? –February 22 - 24, 2019.
The mission of the Camden Conference is to foster informed discourse on world issues.
For more information, visit www.camdenconference.org or call 207-236-1034.