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Mills College Art Museum

5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
510-430-2164 https://mcam.mills.edu/

Founded in 1925, the Mills College Art Museum is a forum for exploring art and ideas and a laboratory for contemporary art practices. Through innovative exhibitions, programs, and collections, the museum engages and inspires the intellectual and creative life of the Mills community as well as the diverse audiences of the Bay Area and beyond.

Hours:

Tuesday–Sunday 11:00 am–4:00 pm

Wednesday 11:00 am–7:30 pm.

Admission:

Free for all exhibitions and programs

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October 2022

JUDITH BELZER AND KATHRYN SPENCE IN CONVERSATION – MILLS COLLEGE ART MUSEUM

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mills College Art Museum, 5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
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A conversation between Bay Area artists Judith Belzer and Kathryn Spence, whose work is featured in MCAM’s fall exhibition Shifting Terrains. Belzer’s paintings explore our dynamic and sometimes uncomfortable relationship with the natural world and the built landscape. Spence’s carefully crafted objects and arrangements are inspired by nature but are composed from the discarded materials of the human world—exploring the disconnection between nature and human culture and, in particular, the realities of an overwhelmingly consumption-driven society. Arrive early to see…

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November 2022

BESSMA KHALAF ARTIST LECTURE – MILLS COLLEGE ART MUSEUM

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mills College Art Museum, 5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
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Free

An artist lecture from esteemed Oakland-based artist Bessma Khalaf (b.1978, Baghdad, Iraq) whose video work is featured in MCAM’s fall exhibition Shifting Terrains. Khalaf employs processes of degradation (burning, smashing, shattering, melting, defacing, eating, regurgitating) to her work in photography, video, sculpture, and performance to explore the boundaries of landscape, place, and image. Arrive early to see Bessma's work on view at MCAM!

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