An Exploration of Mexican Ceramics, from Its Ancient Roots to Its Chinese Influences

12PM | Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Image: Apothecary Jar (Albarelo), c.1750–1800, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Ronald A. Belkin, Long Beach, California, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

Join educator Eduardo Sanchez for a closer look at the movement of ceramic objects through trade and exploration. From the Far East and its translucent porcelain to the New World and its bold glaze, discover how potters shared, copied, and borrowed designs and materials to create new styles in their world of decorative arts.
In conjunction with the exhibition Chinese Ceramics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Vincent Price Art Museum
Note: This program takes place off-site on 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754, Lecture Hall SI 112


Admissions is free and we are open to the public.


  • TUE: 12-4
  • WED: 12-4
  • THU: 12-7
  • FRI: 12-4
  • SAT: 12-4

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