Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Sam Francis Exhibition Panel Discussion and Closing Reception April 19th 2014

Panel Discussion and Closing Reception for the exhibition:

Sam Francis: Five Decades of Abstract Expressionism from California Collections


with Scott A. Shields, Debra Burchett-Lere, Joan Moment, and Dr. Peter Selz
April 19, 2014
2pm - 5pm

(Panel begins at 2pm with reception immediately following)
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, California

Have you ever looked at a work by Sam Francis or Jackson Pollock and said, "I could paint that"? Join Scott A. Shields, Associate Director and Chief Curator of the Crocker Art Museum, as he moderates a discussion on Abstract Expressionism and the misconceptions about the progressive artists who painted in this style. Panelists will include the Sam Francis Foundation's Director and Curator Debra Burchett-Lere, artist Joan Moment, and renowned art historian and UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Peter Selz. Space is limited and reserving tickets in advance is recommended.

Please join us for continued dialogue after the panel with the panelists and Crocker Art Museum staff. Light refreshments will be served.
Free for Members
$8 Students/Youth
$10 Nonmembers
Reserve your ticket now, at the Museum Admission Desk, or by calling 916.808.1182. Limited tickets may be available at the Admission Desk the day of the event.