de Saisset Museum

South Bay's free museum of art and history


Exhibition Reception celebrating

The Theater of Insects and Life Cycle

Friday, April 8, 2011, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., FREE
Artists Jo Whaley and Susan Middleton will be present to celebrate the opening of our spring exhibition season featuring two stunning photography exhibits—The Theater of Insects and Life Cycle.

Member Only Preview Reception
Friday, April 8, 2011, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to come early for an exclusive preview reception. Enjoy a first look at the exhibitions and special gallery talks from Jo Whaley and Susan Middleton.
 Middleton + Whaley


Jo Whaley in Conversation

Sunday, April 10, 2011, 2 p.m., FREE
Artist Jo Whaley provides an insightful look at The Theater of Insects and discusses how art and science collide in her stunning photographic images.


Art, Science, and Biodiversity

Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m., FREE

For more than 25 years, Susan Middleton's photographs have explored the intersection of art, science, and biodiversity. In this presentation, she creates a portrait of life through images taken from 1985 to the present.


Images, top to bottom: Jo Whaley, Cithaerias, archival pigment print, 32 x 28 in., courtesy of the artist. Susan Middleton, Octopus, courtesy of the artist.
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