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Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido
December 7, 2018 - May 27, 2019

Sumptuous tapestries and precious, rare cartoons tell the love stories found in the classical epic poems the Iliad and the Aeneid.

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Titian’s 'Lady in White,' c. 1561 on loan from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden
December 19, 2018 - March 25, 2019

Titian’s captivating portrait “Lady in White” makes its Southern California debut this winter.

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Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly
June 1, 2018 - October 29, 2018

Ellsworth Kelly’s striking work in lithography from the mid-1960s, Suite of Twenty-Seven Color Lithographs and Suite of Plant Lithographs, are presented along with two monumental paintings from the Museum’s collection.

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In Search of New Markets: Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India
April 6, 2018 - January 7, 2019

This intimate exhibition examines how Indian artisans reimagined their designs in the late 19th century, fusing familiar styles with new shapes and sizes of vessels and furniture that appealed to European buyers.

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Fall Family Festival Returns Oct. 21
October 21, 2018

The Museum’s fun-filled Fall Family Festival celebrates music and movement with dance demonstrations, music workshops, art-making and more.

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'Lessons Learned' Film Series
October 19, 2018 - November 9, 2018

This fall, head back to school with this film series that delves into the unique and transformative role that teachers play in their students’ lives—and sometimes the unexpected ways in which students influence their teachers.

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Exhibitions & Events | Fall 2018
October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Learn about the Museum’s fall schedule for exhibitions and events.

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A Night in Focus: India on Sept. 29
September 29, 2018

The Museum presents a lively, social evening event celebrating India’s dynamic artistic and cultural traditions.

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Exhibitions and Events | Summer 2018
July 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Read about the Museum’s exciting lineup of exhibitions and events this summer season.

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