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Arts Notes

April 6, 2003

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UCLA professor to give Murphy Lectures in Art

Donald McCallum, professor of art history at the University of California, Los Angeles, will present the 23rd annual Murphy Lectures in Art on Saturday and April 11.

McCallum will lecture on "Building a Capital in Seventh-Century Japan: The Emergence of Fujiwarakyo and Its Art," at 2 p.m. Saturday at Atkins Auditorium in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Mo. He then will present "The Producers of Japanese Hakuho Period Sculpture: Artists or Artisans?" at 7 p.m. Friday at the Spencer Museum of Art auditorium.

Admission is free.

The Murphy Lecture series was established in 1979 through the Kansas University Endowment Association by Franklin Murphy, chancellor of KU from 1951 to 1959.

Ron Hinton to give gallery talk

Topeka -- Lawrence artist Ron Hinton will give a gallery talk at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Mulvane Art Museum in Topeka.

The talk is in conjunction with the Kansas Artists' Gallery Exhibition of his metal works, which runs through April 27 at the Museum. Hinton will be speaking about his work, experiences and influences in his 30 years as a metal artist.

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