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An Evening with Jacqueline Thurston, Author of Sacred Deities of Ancient Egypt
The exhibit, "Writing in Three Dimensions: Myth and Metaphor in Ancient Egypt," at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN (USA) will be open from October 18th to November 29th. Curated by California based artist, Jacqueline Thurston and Dr. Lorelei H. Corcoran, professor of Egyptian art and director of the Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, together with graduate students majoring in Egyptology at the University of Memphis, Andrea Courtway, Kate Gosnell, Bethany Jensen, Paige Nehls and Charles Rhodes, the exhibit features stunning photographs of an intimate scale that capture details of monumental art from Egyptian tombs and temples as well as antiquities chosen from the Institute's own collection. For more information see the website for the exhibit

Jacqueline Thurston, M.A., is an artist, writer and Professor Emerita in the School of Art and Design at San Jose State University, where she taught for over forty years. She is twice the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship and was a Fulbright Scholar to Egypt.

Thurston's photographs are in major national and international museum collections, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Library of Congress; the Achenbach Foundation; the International Museum of Photography; the Carnegie Museum of Art; the Albright-Knox Museum; the Cantor Museum; the University of New Mexico Museum of Art; the Center for Photography at Arizona University; the Bibliothèque Nationale, France; and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt.

Nov 3, 2021 07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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