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Artist Reception

Friday, September 16, 2016
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Brown Bag Lunch

Brown Bag Lunch with Francisco (Pancho) Jiménez

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
12:00 to 12:45 p.m.
Free Admission

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Join us for a special conversation with celebrated Santa Clara-based artist Francisco (Pancho) Jiménez as he discusses his work which explores the illusiveness of dreams and memory in his first Bay Area solo museum exhibition, Excavations and Interpretations.

Jiménez, who is a senior lecturer at Santa Clara University, spent the first half of his career creating meticulously carved ceramic sculptures adorned with geometric forms, he was forced to develop a new method of working following a repetitive motion injury. Shifting to an additive rather than reductive process, Jiménez began repurposing commercial ceramic molds, originally used to make decorative objects such as figurines, tchotchkes, and holiday decorations. He simultaneously adopted a new, more contemporary visual vocabulary that changed the character of his work.Over the years Jiménez’s new visual language has matured and his interest in contemporary culture has expanded.


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Coffee with the Curator

Monday, October 03, 2016
8:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Admission: Free for museum members, $5 for non-members

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Cultural Appropriation vs. Cultural Appreciation. What is the difference? Join us for an engaging discussion on a controversial subject regarding culture, free speech, personal expression and political correctness. Many artists have addressed these timely issues challenging Western cultural and historical norms. In their work they call attention to the appropriation,and frequently misappropriation of their icons , images, and traditions.Artists have raised a mirror to society exposing an unequal exchangebetween Western culture and marginalized cultures. One such artist is Wendy Red Star, whose exhibition of powerful works will be on view August 27 through October 30, 2016 at the Triton Museum of Art.

Join Triton Curators Ester Fernandez and Preston Metcalf for Coffee with the Curators as they discuss Wendy Red Star’s exhibition, the broader aspects of cultural appropriation, and the potent power of art as a means of being heard.


Light snacks provided. Coffee generously donated by

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To RSVP email: staff@tritonmuseum.org

Halloween Fair

Halloween Community Festival

Thursday, October 27, 2016
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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Celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year with the Triton Museum of Art! This free community event will feature art activities and fun for the whole family.

Tricks & treats will be provided! Dressing up in costume is encouraged!


Admission: FREE!


Holiday Gift Fair 2016

SAVE THE DATE! – Holiday Fair and Family Art Day

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Holiday Gift Fair – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Family Art Day – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

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Local makers - Global inspirations - Free admission! There will be something for everyone at our Holiday Gift Fair!
Support your local artists and shop for the holiday season!


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