Tales of Two Cities: artistic conversations – Arts & Leisure

Joan Snyder Silk and Berries, 2013 Oil, acrylic, charcoal, burlap, silk, berries, herbs, dried flowers on linen 60 x 72 in. Courtesy of the artist and Tierney Gardarin Gallery, NY Photo by Peter Jacobs

Education for both adults and children is a vital component of the exhibition, which opened May 3 with a daylong symposium, “New York-Beijing: Blurred Outlines, Crossed Stories.” A number of events will be conducted during its run, including:

* Wednesday, May 21, two showings of the film East Wind West Wind — Pearl Buck: The Woman Who Embraced the World, at 10:30 a.m., followed by coffee and informal discussion, and 7:30 p.m., followed by a discussion with the film’s producer, Donn Rogosin, and director, Craig Davidson

* Sunday, June 1, 1 to 4 p.m., World Science Festival Celebration, will include exhibition artists talks.

* Sunday, June 15, 1 to 4 p.m., Exploring China Family Day, to include a performance with Arts for Learning Connecticut’s Dance China NY of Lion Dance Plus at 3.

* Sunday, July 13, 1 to 4 p.m., Year of the Horse: Chinese Celebration with activities for the entire family, including pony rides. http://arts.hersamacorn.com/9013/tales-two-cities-artistic-conversations/





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