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14sep(sep 14)10:00 am11dec(dec 11)4:00 pmInterdisciplinary VoiceExhibition (september 14) 10:00 am - (december 11) 4:00 pm

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Interdisciplinary Voice

Interdisciplinary Voice comprises faculty, scholars, and staff across campus responding to objects in the Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art permanent collection. Offering a space for dialogue, these voices interpret the selected works to facilitate conversation, provoke ideas, and consider academic and interdisciplinary perspectives and approaches to art. On view Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through December 11, 2022. This exhibition is free and open to all. The museum will be closed the week of Thanksgiving. For more information, visit wwww.stmarys-ca.edu/museum.

Image credit: Louis Siegriest (1899-1989) Out of this World, n.d., Mixed media, Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art Permanent Collection [2021.6.25]

 

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September 14 (Wednesday) 10:00 am - December 11 (Sunday) 4:00 pm

01nov12:00 pm07jan(jan 7)12:00 pmArt Gallery at Wilder:Photographer Juleen Lapporte - "Celebrating 40 Over 40"Artist Reception Sunday November 6, 2:30 - 4:30 pm(november 1) 12:00 pm - (january 7) 12:00 pm Art Gallery at Wilder, 20 Orinda Fields Land, Orinda, CA

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The Lamorinda Arts Council (LAC} presents the portrait photography of featured artist Juleen Lapporte in their virtual Art Gallery at Wilder from Nov. 1 through Jan 7. Meet the artist at a reception in her honor on Sun. Nov. 6, 2:30 – 4:30 pm where light refreshments will be served. View her work at

www.lamorindaarts.org/online-galleries/.

Juleen Lapporte, an award-winning portrait photographer based in Lafayette, is exhibiting 13 photographs of women with the theme, “Celebrating 40 Over 40” in the Art Gallery at Wilder.

With a strong societal focus on beauty and youth, women are often viewed as less relevant as they age, said Lapporte.” Continuing, “In contrast, I find myself feeling more alive, vibrant and free. I welcome my future of 60s, 70s and 80s. Fear of the unknown may always be with me, but I choose to dance with my fears and live a life with joy and wonder.” Find out more at: https://www.studiojule.com/.

Lapporte noted the diverse range of women coming to her includes everything from women with high-powered jobs to women who stayed home and raised their family, plus everything in between. “I love to work with all types of women,” she said. “Let’s transform the representation of women over 40 to showcase their authenticity, audacity and beauty.”

“They talk about things they’re discovering that surprise them as they age,” she said. “There are difficulties, but 40 is really a fabulous age for women. We are able to let go of a lot of our insecurities and a lot of things that have pulled us in different directions. Then we really find ourselves coming into our own power,” she said.

Visit https://lamorindaarts.org/gallery-2/ for directions to Wilder & scroll to “For Map directions …” in paragraph one.

The Wilder Art and Garden Center is located at 20 Orinda Fields Way, Orinda. The exhibit runs  November 1 through January 7 and is in-person on the reception date but virtual the rest of the month because the building is not open due to COVID-19 restrictions. Viewings by appointment with Curator Aniston Breslin can be arranged by request at anistonbreslin@berkeley.edu. Questions? Call the Lamorinda Arts Council at 925.359.9940.

Time

November 1 (Tuesday) 12:00 pm - January 7 (Saturday) 12:00 pm

Location

Art Gallery at Wilder

20 Orinda Fields Land, Orinda, CA

01dec10:00 am30(dec 30)8:00 pmArt Gallery at the Orinda Library: December 2022 Exhibit Featuring Bay Area Studio Group - BASAMeet the Artists While Enjoying Light Refreshments at Their Reception Sun Dec. 4, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.10:00 am - 8:00 pm (30) Art Gallery at the Orinda Library, 26 Orinda Way

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The Lamorinda Arts Council (Council) presents the work of members of Bay Area Studio Group (BASA):  Suzun Almquist, Jeanette Baird, Lassie Colebourn, Ellen Reintjes, Ruth Stanton, Sharon Tama, Joanne Taeuffer and March Wheeler. This in-person and virtual exhibit at the Art Gallery at the Orinda Library runs from from Dec. 1 – 30. Meet the artists at a reception in their honor on Sun. Dec. 4 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. where light refreshments will be served.  View and purchase their artwork online at www.lamorindaarts.org/online-galleries/.

The mission of the Council is to ignite and sustain artistic expression and appreciation for all ages throughout Lamorinda. If you are interested in visual, performing or literary arts, please join us in keeping the arts alive. We are an engaged group of volunteers and donors who develop and produce events, partner with professional organizations and artists, give financial support and awards, and advocate for a vibrant, local culture of visual, performing, and literary arts.

In addition to curating two galleries in Orinda with new artwork every month (Art Gallery at the Orinda Gallery & Art Gallery at Wilder), here is a sample of other programs we offer: Art of Mixology, Lamorinda Idol, High School Visual Arts Competition, Art Embraces Words, Artify Orinda, and Lamorinda Super Shorts. If you are interested in exhibiting artwork in one of our galleries please apply online HERE.

To learn more about the Council go to www.lamorindaarts.org. This exhibit runs Dec. 1  – 30 during normal Library hours in the Art Gallery at the Orinda Library at 26 Orinda Way. Hours are Mon. – Thur., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Fri. – Sat., 10 am. – 6 p.m., closed Sun.  All Contra Costa County Libraries & the Gallery are closed all day on the following dates: Fri. Dec. 23, Sat. Dec. 24, Sun. Dec 25 and Mon. Dec. 26. On Sat. Dec. 31 all Libraries & the Gallery closes at 5:00 p.m. Call 925.254.2184 for more information about the Library or visit www.ccclib.org/. Email the Curators with questions at gallery@lamorindaarts.org or call the Lamorinda Arts Council at 925.359.9940.

Time

1 (Thursday) 10:00 am - 30 (Friday) 8:00 pm

Location

Art Gallery at the Orinda Library

26 Orinda Way

01dec8:00 pm03(dec 3)10:00 pm"One True Joy "Choir Concert8:00 pm - 10:00 pm (3) Saint Mary, 1928 St Mary\\\\\\\

Event Details

Featuring Glee, Chamber and Jazz Singers, sharing beloved classics (by Lassus, Byrd, and Dello Joio) and lesser known but fabulous pieces by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Carlos Chavéz, Buddy Johnson, Billie Holiday, André Thomas, and Zanaida Robles. The not-to-be missed concert will also showcase Zoe McCray’s new arrangement of Beyoncé’s Pretty Hurts, holiday carol-singing, and soul-stirring jazz and sacred works by Bay Area composer, Greg Murai.

Parking is to the left of the entrance gate at 50 cents per hour, payable by credit card only. Admission is free, contributions are welcome! Masks are required.

12/1 from 8-10pm

12/3 from 8-10pm

Time

1 (Thursday) 8:00 pm - 3 (Saturday) 10:00 pm

Location

Saint Mary

1928 St Mary\\\\\\\

Organizer

Saint Marytms8@stmarys-ca.edu 1928 Saint Marys Rd

02dec7:30 pm9:00 pmChamber Players and Concert EnsembleThe Good, The Bad, and The Ugly7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Saint Mary's College LeFevre Theatre, 1928 St Mary\\\'s Rd, Moraga, CA 94575

Event Details

Join the Saint Mary’s College Chamber Musicians and Concert Ensemble for an evening of music. This concert will take place at the LeFevre Theatre and parking is available at the Soda Center Lot for 50 cents per hour, payable by credit card only. Admission is $8 SMC Students, $12 Faculty/Staff/Non-SMC Students, $15 General Admission at stmarys-ca.edu/instrumental-concert-Fall22

Masks required.

Time

(Friday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Saint Mary's College LeFevre Theatre

1928 St Mary\\\'s Rd, Moraga, CA 94575

Organizer

Saint Mary's College Performing Arts Departmenttms8@stmarys-ca.edu 1928 Saint Marys Rd

04dec4:00 pm5:00 pmJazz Band Holiday Concert4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Saint Mary's College LeFevre Theatre, 1928 St Mary\\\'s Rd, Moraga, CA 94575

Event Details

Join the Saint Mary’s College Jazz Band for a concert filled with holiday tunes! Parking is available at the Soda Center Lot for 50 cents per hour, payable by credit card only. Tickets are on sale for $8 SMC Students, $12 Faculty/Staff/Non-SMC Students, $15 General Admission at stmarys-ca.edu/Jazz-Band-Holiday22

Masks are required.

Time

(Sunday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location

Saint Mary's College LeFevre Theatre

1928 St Mary\\\'s Rd, Moraga, CA 94575

Organizer

Saint Mary's College Performing Arts Departmenttms8@stmarys-ca.edu 1928 Saint Marys Rd

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