10:00 am - Saturday, December 4

Talk: Ceramics from the Cultural Revolution

Visual Arts

The Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) was a movement that drastically altered the production of the arts in China. Focusing on ceramics produced at Jingdezhen, this lecture will explore the political context, different modes of production and fascinating imagery of the period.


Jamie Kwan (speaker) is an art historian and curator. She received her B.A. from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in art history from Princeton University. She has previously held positions at the Huntington Library, the Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, and the Morgan Library & Museum.

Fiona Chalom, Ph.D. (discussant), is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University and also operates a private practice. She has served as a trustee for a number of cultural institutions, including the Beverly Hills Fine Arts Commission and the Natural History Museum. She is currently a board member of the Wende Museum and the Japanese Art Acquisition Group at LACMA

Moderator Bob Stein (M.D., Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College) is an experienced museum docent, who graduated from the SDMA Docent Training Program in 2016. He retired from a career as a cardiologist and staff member at Palomar Hospital, where he served in many different leadership roles, including Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Medical Director of Cardiac Services, and Chief of Staff. He joined the SDCHM as a member of our Board of Directors in 2020, and is serving as interim Director.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Online Streaming Event

Saturday, December 4 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM