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I Am Here: Telling Stories Through Art

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I Am Here: Telling Stories Through Art

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Friday, March 19
10:00 a.m. PT
Speaker: Brian Selznick, award-winning author, screenwriter, and illustrator

Brian Selznick joins us for an engaging conversation about telling stories through art. His experience includes winning the Caldecott Medal in 2008 for writing and illustration of “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” which was made into an Academy Award-nominated movie directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Ben Kingsley. Brian is a lifelong artist who draws constantly and loves going to art museums to see all the beautiful drawings that other artists make. Join us to hear how he brings art to life through stories.

Register now to save your spot. Space is limited.

This online lecture is presented as a part of the Guest Lecture Series, which focuses on works of art on view in the Museum as well as topics of interest in the broader art world. Lectures are followed by docent-led virtual tours.

This lecture is also presented in conjunction with Young Art 2021: My World Our Planet. The Museum’s biennial juried student exhibition features the finest examples of artwork created by Kindergarten through 12th grade students in San Diego County. Learn more about Young Art and see the Young Art 2021: My World Our Planet exhibition.

Sponsored by The San Diego Museum of Art Docent Council.


Featured: Sanjana Ganti, Grade 12, Scripps Ranch High School. Head in the Clouds. Drawing. Young Art 2021.

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March 19, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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