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Innovation in Pueblo Arts: Tradition, Transformation, and the Marketplace

Innovation in Pueblo Arts: Tradition, Transformation, and the Marketplace

Friends of Ethnic Art presents a FREE Lecture Sunday Feb. 17, 10-11 AM At the 2019 Marin American Indian Art Show Innovation in Pueblo Arts: Tradition, Transformation, and the Marketplace By Bruce Bernstein, PhD At the turn of the 20th century, the notion of Indian art as art in its own right and not ethnography was a foreign concept. Dr. Bernstein will discuss what has happened since then, focusing on Pueblo pottery and paintings. It is a story of the ever-evolving independent creativity of Native artists to shape their arts,...

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Tribal & Ethnic Art Reception

Tribal & Ethnic Art Reception

You are invited to a unique inaugural event: Tribal & Ethnic Art Reception & Holidays Party With Art Show & Sale December 1, 2018, Saturday, 4:00 pm–7 pm  Piedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont Co-Hosted by: Friends of Ethnic Art & *San Francisco Tribal Two of the most active organizations in the SF Bay Area’s thriving tribal and ethnic arts Community are joining forces to kick off the holiday season with a Free art exhibition/sale/reception featuring good cheer and good international indigenous...

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An Ethiopian & Native American Art mixer in Oakland for FEA Members

An Ethiopian & Native American Art mixer in Oakland for FEA Members

An Ethiopian and Native American Art mixer in Oakland for FEA Members! Have a look Learn about Ethiopia, experience an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony, and see a collection of Native American art An afternoon at the home of two FEA members.  Their friend and fellow FEA member provided a brief slide show about Ethiopia and prepared a formal, traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony.  The homeowners, collectors of Native American art, just received a Partners in Preservation award from the Oakland Heritage Alliance for the stewardship of their 1909...

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2018 Annual Party/Luncheon/Meeting/FEA-Traders’ Treasure Market

2018 Annual Party/Luncheon/Meeting/FEA-Traders’ Treasure Market

Another fun FEA Annual Party – the best party and best party-value in the Bay Area!   ·            Fun with Friends. A carefree, memorable afternoon with the warm and fascinating FEA members (and their guests) at Holbrook-Palmer Park in Atherton, complete with air-conditioned building and shaded patio, lush landscaping and stately trees.  ·            Delicious Lunch. Drinks and tempting hors d’oeuvres as well as a catered buffet with a scrumptious Thai menu that put the true “Thai” back in...

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Market Table Information

DRAFT Instructions for Traders With Tables 1)      Make sure you have a table reserved and paid for. Bring a tablecloth for a nice presentation. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Piedmont+Center+for+the+Arts/@37.8239191,-122.2320045,18z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xe369ae326d086960!8m2!3d37.8240125!4d-122.2330345 The handicapped RAMP starts at the sidewalk on Bonita Ave., about 30 yards north of Magnolia, on the east side of the street. 2)      Arrive by 3:15 pm to get into line to check in, get your table location and name tag, and bring...

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Members’ African Mud Hut and Art Collections

An informal home tour and mixer in Berkeley August 4, 2018     ​    An informal afternoon at the delightful home of African art collectors/travelers.  The house, a Berkeley landmark, is packed with unexpected treasures, and our fascinating hostess, herself, told us about them.       Outside in the rustic back garden, for example, we enjoyed an enchanting life-size African mud hut.  Inside the house, we explored an eclectic personal collection of art, textiles and sculptures gathered during 40 years of adventuring across...

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FEA Members’ Tour – Divine Bodies

Private FEA members only docent tour of the San Francisco Asian Art Museum’s special exhibition Divine Bodies: Sacred Imagery in Asian Art. Friday July 20th, 2018 – 10:30 am  Have a look The group was limited to 20 reserved participants. Our guide, again, was the highly respected Asian Art Museum docent and enthusiastic admirer of this exhibition—Julia Verzhbinsky. After the tour some of us had lunch at the cafe. The Exhibit: Divine Bodies: Sacred Imagery in Asian Art is described on the...

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2017 December Party

2017 December Party

FEA’s 2017 December Party Piedmont Center for the Arts (PCA) 801 Magnolia Ave, Piedmont, CA Dave DeRoche presented and projected his photographs of India: Cultural Portraits Dave has won several awards for his travel photographs, including Photographer of the Year for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. In addition to selling travel photographs to several books and magazines, Dave has lectured on travel photography and had several gallery exhibitions. Following the slide show, we enjoyed a delicious Indian dinner Drinks and...

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Gold, Turquoise, and Feathers

Gold, Turquoise, and Feathers

Gold, Turquoise, and Feathers: How the Merchant-Warriors of Chichen Itza Sported the New Bling by Annabeth Headrick, PhD; Associate Professor of Art History, University of Denver de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Koret Auditorium The 2017 Elizabeth and Lewis K. Land Memorial Lecture Share Positioned in the Yucatan Penunsula of Mexico, Chichen Itza inherited many of Teotihuacan’s traditions and arose after the collapse of many great Mayan cities. The keys to its success seem to have been...

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2017 Annual Party, Luncheon, Fundraising Auction, Meeting, and new FEA-Traders’ Treasure Market

2017 Annual Party, Luncheon, Fundraising Auction, Meeting, and new FEA-Traders’ Treasure Market

Friends of Ethnic Art’s Annual Party/Luncheon/Meeting/Fundraising Auction and the debut of a newly conceived event FEA-Traders’ Treasure Market on a Sunday in October 2017 in the central East Bay Thanks to all who joined us in their festive ethnic clothing and jewelry for a catered lunch of Pre-Columbian moles and other traditional Mexican dishes, and live ethnic music.  with plenty of cash and/or a pile of checks for the  FEA-Traders’ Treasure Market An Elegant Ethnic Flea Market, Swap Meet and Auction of Donated Art Where...

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