Visions of the Conqueror Jain Art during Target Wednesday After Hours 4/13/11

Join us for “Visions of the Conqueror – Jain Art”
April 13, 6pm
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
10975 SW 17th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Phyllis Granoff, Professor of World Religions at Yale University, will deliver an illustrated lecture based on her most recent book Victorious Ones: Jain Images of Perfection. Dr. Granoff is one of the world’s leading scholars of Indian religions whose work has focused on mythology, cults, image worship, art, literature, poetry and medieval Indian law codes. The program will open with a raga by Jorge Alfano on the bansuri flute and Jeffrey Deen on the tabla. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

This program is sponsored in part by Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship, Jain Education and Research Foundation, Program in the Study of Spirituality, Department of Religious Studies, Asian Studies Program and TAK Religious Studies Honors Society.

Students and Alumni come early for “The Art of Schmoozing – How to Work a Room” / 5pm
Co-presented by Career Management from the College of Business Services, this workshop will explore the etiquette of networking and will be followed by presentations by Target representatives and a speed networking session.

Target has teamed up with The Frost Art Museum to sponsor its popular programming series Target Wednesday After Hours. Designed to complement The Frost Art Museum’s exhibitions, these events give visitors the chance to meet contemporary artists and engage with controversial art, live music, talks, films, dance, and performance art.

Telephone: 305.348.2890
Fax: 305.348.2762.
Email: Artinfo@fiu.edu
Website: http://thefrost.fiu.edu
Museum Hours: Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 12pm-5pm
Mon: Closed
For more information on any of these upcoming exhibitions please visit: http://thefrost.fiu.edu/ex_future.htm

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