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Join us for the fourteenth season of our Chinese Art & History Group. Our intent for 2015 will be to identify Museums that could trace their Chinese collections back to a significant person. Our muse was the book “The Hare with Amber Eyes.” It is a story of a family’s collection of Netsuke passed down through five generations.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 10:30 am
Museum of Fine Arts-Boston and how it Developed its Chinese Art Collection
Dr Nancy Berliner, Boston Museum of Fine Art

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 10:30 am
Building the Asian Export Art Collections of the Peabody Essex Museum
Mr. William Sargent, Independent Scholar

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 10:30 am
Formation of Modern Chinese Museums Around the World
Mr. Jerome Silbergeld, Princeton University

Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:30 am
Chinese Film Presentation -- China:
West Meets East at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

followed by Chinese New Year Luncheon (Lunch is an additional cost)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 am
Collecting Imperial China: The Sir Percival David Collection in London
Ms. Stacy Pierson, SOSA University of London

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 10:30 am
How Richard Fuller became a Great Collector of Chinese Art
Mr. Josh Yiu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 10:30 am
“Halls of Supreme Harmony” Traditional Chinese Furniture and the Built Environment
Mr. Robert Jacobsen, Independent Scholar

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:30 am
Highlights of Chinese Art: The Avery Brundage Collection at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Mr. Michael Knight, Independent Curator




At the conclusion of each of the formal lectures, members of the Chinese Art & History Study Group will have an opportunity to enjoy a private lunch with each of our speakers. These lunches and discussion sessions to follow will permit the free and open exchange of questions, ideas and observations among study group members and the lecturers. The seven lectures, one movie, and lunches, which will be held at 1010 Fifth Avenue South in Naples, are offered for a registration rate of $345 per person (Chinese New Year luncheon Feb 3, 2015 is at an additional cost). While the lectures will be open to the public, only members of the Chinese Art & History Study Group will be able to enjoy the private lunches and discussion sessions which follow.



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