You can get extra credit for attending up to one Museum exhibit and up to one lecture listed below by writing a 2 page essay, earning up to two points towards your final grade (four points maximum).
Attend ONE of these special exhibits below and write a 2 pg. Essay/Review for up to 2 points Extra Credit. Be sure to attach your ticket stub.
Warriors Tombs and Temples: China's Enduring Legacy Bower's Museum, Santa Ana.
Enter the great tombs and temples of the powerful, and the cunnning men and women who ruled imperial China in a landmark exhibition drawn from China's most important archaeological excavations assembled in cooperation with seven leading Chinese institutions. Through Sunday, March 4, 2012.
Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World - Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Under colonial rule, Amerindians were not a passive or homogenous group but instead commissioned art for their communities and promoted specific images of themselves as a polity. By taking into consideration the pre-Columbian (Inca and Aztec) origins of these two vast geopolitical regions and their continuities and ruptures over time, Contested Visions offers an arresting perspective on how art and power intersected in the Spanish colonial world. Through Sunday, January 29, 2012.