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ACAA at LACMA 2014

American Curators of Asian Art Forum 2014 May 19-20, 2014

American Curators of Asian Art 2014

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Los Angeles, CA

American Curators of Asian Art Forum 2014 May 19-20, 2014

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American Art Curators of Asian Art 2014 

May 19 & 20, 2014, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

LACMA, Brown Auditorium 


Dear Curators, 


To help you better prepare for your travels to Los Angeles for the ACAA conference, the proposed schedule for the two days is below. We will submit the final schedule on the first week of May. 


If you have not done so already, please register via the Eventbrite to help us coordinate group meals and drinks. We will be hosting a dinner at LACMA on Monday, May 19 at 6 p.m. Please RSVP as seating is limited.  RSVP: mmuro@lacma.org

 

Finally, although the deadline for the lower booking-rate at the Farmer's Daughter Hotel has expired, you can still make your reservations at the Hotel Wilshire through April 27. 


Contact: For any questions about the forum or LACMA, please contact Marvella Muro at mmuro@lacma.org or (323) 857-6529.

 

Thank you!

   Proposed ACAA 2014 schedule

May 19, 2014

8:30        Registration & Coffee

9:00        Welcome (10 min)

Panel 1: Past & Present, Present and Past: Challenges of Presenting Contemporary Asian Art in Juxtaposition with Traditional Asian Art

9:15-9:40              Panelist A

9:40-9:50              Q&A

9:50-10:10           Panelist B

10:10-10:20         Q&A

10:20-10:40         Panelist C

10:40-10:50         Q&A

10:50-11:00         Break

11:00-11:38         Pecha Kucha

11:45-1:15           Lunch Break

Panel 2: Art Museums and Collections as Venues for Training Connoisseurship

1:20-1:40              Panelist A

1:40-1:50              Q&A

1:50-2:10              Panelist B

2:10-2:20              Q&A

2:20-2:30              Break

2:30-4:00              Round Table Discussion “Problematic Objects” from the LACMA collection

4:00-5:00              Explore the Galleries

6:00                     Dinner (tbd)

 

May 20, 2014

8:30        Check-in & Coffee

9:00        Welcome (10 min)

Panel 3: The Fate of the Monographic Exhibition

9:15-9:40              Panelist A

9:40-9:50              Q&A

9:50-10:10           Panelist B

10:10-10:20         Q&A

10:20-10:40         Panelist C

10:40-10:50         Q&A

10:50-11:00         Break

11:00-11:38         Pecha Kucha

11:45-1:15           Lunch Break

Open Forum:      Moderated by the Steering Committee

1:20-2:20              New Restrictions on Ivory trade

2:20-2:30              Break

2:30-3:30              Issues about didactic maps in galleries

3:30-5:00              Explore the galleries

6:00                     Drinks at the Stark Bar

 

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HOTEL INFORMATION

Farmer’s Daughter Hotel- reserve by April 27, 2014

Rates: single or double occupancy, $180 plus tax; suites $208 plus tax

115 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 937-3930

Contact Lisa Smithers: lsmithers@farmersdaugtherhotel.com

Group Code: ACAA

 

Hotel Wilshire- reserve by April 1, 2014

Rates: single and double occupancy $219 plus tax

6317 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Call: 1-800-KIMPTON / code: American Curators of Asian Art at LACMA

Book online: https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=58512&Chain=10179&arrive=5/18/2014&depart=5/21/2014&adult=1&child=0&group=13800700066

 

other local hotels: 

Wilshire Crest Hotel

http://www.wilshirecresthotel.com/

Rates: $135- $149 plus tax

6301 Orange St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

(323) 936-5131

 

Ramada Inn (Korea Town)

http://www.ramada.com/hotels/california/los-angeles/ramada-wilshire-center/hotel-overview

Rates: $95- $103 plus tax

3900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

(213) 736-5222


* Most of the hotels listed are walking distance to the museum.

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LACMA information: The museum hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 11-5 p.m., Friday 11-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10-7 p.m. 

Tickets to the museum will be distributed daily during the conference for admission to the permanent collection galleries and special exhibitions, except for the James Turrell exhibition. 


Parking: The parking lot closest to the Brown Auditorium is located on the corner of Spaulding and Wilshire Blvd. A second lot is located on 6th Street, corner of Fairfax Avenue. Parking will be validated. 

Have questions about American Curators of Asian Art Forum 2014 May 19-20, 2014? Contact American Curators of Asian Art 2014

Where



Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Brown Auditorium
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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American Curators of Asian Art 2014

With 100,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United States. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities that attract nearly a million visitors annually.

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