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MASON'S SCHOOL OF ART & CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE PRESENT CHINESE SCROLLS FROM THE DR. CHI WANG COLLECTION
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GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY’S SCHOOL OF ART
AND THE CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE AT MASON
CHINESE SCROLLS FROM THE DR. CHI WANG COLLECTION
Mason Hall Alumni Atrium Gallery, George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus
Feb. 14 – March 18, 2011
WHO: George Mason University’s School of Art and the Confucius Institute at Mason
WHAT: This exhibition of Chinese scrolls from the art collection of Dr. Chi Wang represents the best of Chinese scroll painting from the 14th to the 20th century. Subject matter includes landscapes, figures, nature studies and visual entries into unusual places along with works of pure calligraphy. Wang is an adjunct professor of U.S.-China relations and modern China at Georgetown University and the co-chair of the U.S.-China Policy Foundation in Washington, D.C.
WHERE: Mason Hall Alumni Atrium Gallery, Mason Hall, George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, Va. 22030
WHEN: Feb. 14 – March 18, 2011
Panel Discussion: Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 from 5–6 p.m.
Opening Reception: Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 from 6–8 p.m
The Panel Discussion and Opening Reception will both be in the Mason Hall Alumni Atrium Gallery.
About the Galleries
The Galleries are located on Mason’s Fairfax campus. The Johnson Center Gallery is located on the main level of the George W. Johnson Center in the heart of the campus. The Fine Art Gallery is located on the ground floor of the Art and Design Building. The Mason Hall Gallery is on the ground floor of Mason Hall on Mason Pond Drive. Galleries are open Mon. through Thurs., from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., unless otherwise noted, and by appointment. The Concert Hall Gallery is open Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Gallery Program is a division of Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, home to the Center for the Arts. The College of Visual and Performing Arts exists to create an academic environment in which the arts may be considered both as individual disciplines and as interdisciplinary forms that strengthen each other. Believing that an education in the arts is deepened by regular contact with the work of distinguished visiting artists, the College draws on a variety of professional presenting and producing units where artists from across the country and around the world regularly perform, give master classes, work with students during extended residencies, and interact with the community in a variety of other ways. These programs at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, TheaterSpace, Galleries, Harris Theater, and other venues, provide a diverse selection of challenging and entertaining cultural experiences for the University community, as well as Northern Virginia and the greater Washington, D.C. area. The College is home to the Schools of Music, Dance and Art, the Department of Theater, as well as the Computer Game Design, Arts Management and Film and Video Studies programs.
About George Mason University
Named the #1 national university to watch in the 2009 rankings of U.S. News & World Report, George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with global distinction in a range of academic fields. Located in Northern Virginia near Washington, D.C., Mason provides students access to diverse cultural experiences and the most sought-after internships and employers in the country. Mason offers strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering and information technology, organizational psychology, health care and visual and performing arts. With Mason professors conducting groundbreaking research in areas such as climate change, public policy and the biosciences, George Mason University is a leading example of the modern, public university.