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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 04/19/15 at 2:00 pm
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.



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Friends of the Brisbane Library Meeting

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Tuesday, 04/21/15 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, 05/19/15 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, 06/16/15 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, 07/21/15 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, 08/18/15 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, 09/15/15 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, 10/20/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

The Friends is a non-profit organization that brings people together who value the Brisbane Library as a treasury of knowledge, information, entertainment, and community. Attend their monthly meetings and get involved!



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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 04/22/15 at 6:00 pm
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.



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Learning to Live with Mountain Lions

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 04/22/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spring is here and with it young mountain lions leave their mothers in search of new territory. The follow creeks and pray into our neighborhoods. This workshop will talk about how to live safely with our lions and other wildlife. Learn how to get on the Sheriff list to be alerted of animal sightings and how to wildlife proof your homes and gardens.

Sponsored by Sierra Club’s Mills Sierra Student Coalition & Millbrae Cool City Team, Friends of Millbrae Library.



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Meet The Art-O-Mat® Creator, Clark Whittington

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 04/25/15 at 1:00 pm
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Clark Whittington will meet and speak with anyone interested in learning more about the Art-o-mat® project or wishes to know more about becoming an artist supplying Art-o-mat® machines located across the country. Art-o-mat® machines are retired cigarette vending machines converted to vend art.



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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 04/27/15 at 6:30 pm
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.



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Navajo weavers: The art of Ellen & Lucy Begay

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 05/03/15 at 1:30 pm
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

Enjoy an illustrated talk by art collector Gary Beaudoin based on his book, "Unbroken Web: the Art of Ellen & Lucy Begay", celebrating the complex and beautiful work of these modern Navajo (Diné) weavers. Mr Beaudoin will exhibit some of the Begay's beautifully crafted textiles.



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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 05/06/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description: CANCELLED

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at the deYoung Museum — March 7 to May 31 -- includes works by great painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century.  Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca.



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