Mar 22

New York Club Professor Kathleen Ryor Event

Carleton Professor Kathleen Ryor Event

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009
5:15 pm / New York

The New York Carleton Club

invites you to

join us for a lecture by Carleton’s Assoc. Prof. of Art History Kathleen Ryor

American Art’s Encounter with East Asia: The Early Years

followed by a private tour of The Guggenheim’s special exhibition,

The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Gather—5:15 p.m.                Lecture—5:30 p.m.                Tour—6:30 p.m.

at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York (212-423-3500)

Kathleen Ryor, chair of Carleton’s art and art history department, teaches courses on Asian art history, as well as courses on the methods of art history.  Her primary area of research is Chinese painting of the Ming dynasty, and other research and teaching interests include the relationship between the military and the visual arts in China, Chinese gardens, 20th century Chinese art and Japanese prints of the Edo and Meiji eras.  Ryor is the former editor of the journal Ming Studies, and is the current president of the Arts of China Consortium.  Her position at Carleton was sponsored by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.

Cost:  $40 per person for presentation, exhibition entry, and private guided tour.  For more information about the exhibit, visit:  Special thanks to Laura Miller ’80, director of Visitor Services and Marketing, for helping to arrange this event.

Make your reservation by contacting the Alumni Office at 800-729-2586 and pay by credit card by March 19.

For more information, contact New York Club Chair Mary Harvey ’03.


Sponsored by New York Carleton Club. Contact: Mary F. Harvey