Listen to Fr. René B. Javellana, Associate Professor of the Fine Arts Program at the School of Humanities, Ateneo de Manila University, discuss the intersection between Philippine art and social change.
Elementary School (K-3),Elementary School (4-5),Middle School (6-8),High School (9-12),College and Beyond
“What does it mean to belong?” Artist Eliza Gregory invites individuals to tell his or her own stories through interviews, photographs, and objects, touching on family history, the immigration process, and adapting to a new culture.
Join artists Art Jones and Xaviera Simmons along with smARTpower Program Manager Elizabeth Grady in a discussion about their Asia-based projects and the role of contemporary artists in cultural diplomatic efforts. Moderated by Ignacio Valero. smARTpower builds upon the Obama administration's vision of "smart power" diplomacy, which embraces the use of a full range of diplomatic tools, in this case visual arts, to bring people together and foster greater understanding.
Middle School (6-8),High School (9-12),College and Beyond
Hear Christian Cabuay, artist and author of An Introduction to Baybayin and Julie Seltzer, artist and Torah scribe-in-residence at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, share their perspectives. A multimedia collaboration between the Asian Art Museum and the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
Drawing its title from a painting by the late Carlos Villa, this roundtable conversation ruminates on the aesthetics and ethics of contemporary Filipino American art in the Bay Area. This program was organized and moderated by Thea Quiray Tagle, in conversation with artists Jenifer K. Wofford, Eliza Barrios, Michael Arcega, Cece Carpio and Lordy Rodriguez.