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March 2019

“Is This China’s Century?” (Discussion Series @ Blue Hill Public Library-Part 3)

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614 United States
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The Blue Hill Public Library will be holding a three session discussion series hosted by former U.S. Diplomat Bob Sargent, in connection with the 32nd annual Camden Conference. The sessions will take place on three dates: Monday, February 11th, Tuesday, February 19th, and Monday, March 4th, all from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. The Camden Conference runs from February 22nd to 24th in Camden, between the second and last discussion sessions. The BHPL discussion series is free, but space is limited, so registration is required. This series is designed to help participants achieve optimal benefit from participation in the Camden Conference. In the first two sessions, participants will consider a list of questions deemed relevant and provocative to the theme of the conference, which this year is “Is This China’s Century?” In the third session, participants will review and discuss findings and recommendations that surfaced during the Camden Conference. Bob Sargent’s diplomatic assignments have…

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Looking at Chinese Art with Expert Eyes – Bowdoin College Museum of Art

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
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Jenny F. So, Chinese art historian and Adjunct Professor, Department of Fine Arts, University of Hong Kong, guides participants in a consideration of historic Chinese jades, ceramics, and paintings from Bowdoin’s collection, discussing authenticity, quality, and cultural context. This workshop is free and open to all.  This workshop is held in conjunction with the exhibition Bowdoin Collects: Chinese Ceramics, Jades, and Paintings, February 1, 2019 - January 5, 2020.  Image: Chinese Covered Box, porcelain, Ming Dynasty, Wangli period, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Tudor Gardiner.

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