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December 2017

Mondays at the Museum

December 18, 4:00 pm
MMA Pacific Street
Meet the Museum Executive Director Stuart Chase, ask questions, view Stuart’s favorite art from the Museum's collection, and more!

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Saturday Spotlight Tour

December 23, 1:00 pm2:00 pm
MMA Pacific Street
Join us for a behind-the-scenes discussion of works of art with Museum Educator Stephanie Langley featuring artwork currently on exhibition.

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January 2018

Winter Lecture Series: Living the Handmade Artist’s Life with Elizabeth Murray

January 22, 2018, 1:00 pm
MMA Pacific Street
Elizabeth Murray’s passion for nature and beauty has taken her around the world—from remote African villages and the Amazon rain forest, to Giverny, France, where she helped restore Monet's Gardens—inspiring her to create a diverse range of art works. Today some of her work resides in permanent installments in corporate collections.

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Winter Lecture Series: Musically Speaking, Leadership in the Arts with Nicola Samra

January 29, 2018, 1:00 pm
MMA Pacific Street
Nicola Samra, Executive Director of the Monterey Symphony, will discuss the role of women in arts management—the challenges and the opportunities. She promises to address all the favorite topics, including “work/life balance,” and “successful fundraising tips.” She’ll also give us her take on common questions such as “Is classical music dying? “Can you have it all?” and “What is the role of art in society?. In the process, Nicola will share her own path to becoming Executive Director, and the things she learned along the way.

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February 2018

Winter Lecture Series: A Dramatic Presentation of Corn Hollow with author LaVerne McLeod

February 5, 2018, 1:00 pm
MMA Pacific Street
Through an interactive performance of her novel, Corn Hollow, author LaVerne McLeod will tell the story of a young African American girl living in the heart of Tennessee during the rise of the civil rights movement. The book is based on LaVerne’s own experience with segregation in the American South. Using an innovative performance style, she will choose a chapter from her book, and bring the story to life by engaging the audience as participants.

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