Saturday May 17
FACULTY SPEAKER EVENT
Walters Art Gallery
600 North Charles Street
Faculty Speaker Event: Richard Vinograd, Associate
Professor and Chair, Department of Art
6:15: Event Registration (Outside Graham Auditorium,
Lower Lobby Entrance)
6:45: Faculty lecture (Graham Auditorium)
7:45: Reception (Lower Lobby)
8:30: Viewing of
The First Emperor: Treasures from Ancient China (3rd
About the Museum Exhibit:
This exhibition is the first ever in the United States to focus on the brilliant
First Emperor of China (Emperor Qin Shihuangdi; 259-210 B.C.), the man who
established the country of China and built the Great Wall. Highlights include
14 spectacular life-size terra cotta tomb figures from what is recognized
as the archeological find of the century the discovery in 1974 in Xian, China
of the magnificent buried army of the First Emperor. The First Emperor:
Treasures from Ancient China will be an unforgettable experience of one
of the most remarkable times and legacies the world has ever known. This
evening is the last that the blockbuster exhibit will be open; afterwards,
the statues return to China forever. This evening, Stanford has reserved
a premium timed entrance slot for alumni and friends. Don’t miss this
opportunity to see, learn, and be entertained.
Walters Art Gallery is located in Midtown Baltimore at 600 North Charles
Street, one half mile north of The Inner Harbor.
(From Washington DC) I-95 North past Baltimore Beltway to 395 North, Take
Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Exit, MLK North approximately 1 mile, Turn
right at Druid Hill Avenue, Four blocks down on the left.
Parking: Street and pay-lot parking are available.
Event Cost: $17 per person, includes faculty lecture, reception, and viewing
of the Special Exhibit, First Emperor: Treasures from Ancient China
Or, $7, includes faculty lecture and reception.
Please send check payable to WDCSA to:
6401 N. 27th Street
Arlington, VA 22207
Please reply by Friday, May 9, 1997. We regret no refunds thereafter.
Reservations that include gallery admission are limited to the first 150
persons. Please reply early to avoid disappointment. Tickets will not be
mailed; your name will be held at the door. For additional event information,
please call Dell Wilkinson (‘86): (703) 237-4818.
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