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Wine Tasting Tonight at the Brooks

Celebrate Chile with AIA Memphis
and the Brooks Museum Tomorrow Night!


Come early and enjoy:
a Chilean Wine Tasting
view the exhibit Treasures from the National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago de Chile
and experience one of the beautiful cities of Chile through the eyes of architect Eduardo Rojas
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Tuesday, May 5
The Rehabilitation of the Historic Quarter of Valparaiso, Chile
honored guest speaker and noted Chilean architect Eduardo Rojas

Eduardo Rojas is a Principal Specialist in Urban Development at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDP). The IDB provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations. The IDB lends money and provides grants in addition to offering research, advice and technical assistance to improve key areas like education, poverty reduction and agriculture. Clients range from central governments to city authorities and small businesses. The IDP also seeks to take a lead role on cross-border issues like trade, infrastructure and energy. Rojas' primary areas of work include housing sector reform and low income housing programs, urban heritage preservation, and integrated urban development.

Eduardo Rojas
Eduardo Rojas is this year's featured architect for the AIA Memphis Distinguished Architects of the World Series
an annual event in partnership with Memphis In May International Festival

Chilean Wine Tasting | 5:30 pm
Rojas Lecture | 6:30 pm
@ Brooks Museum of Art . 2009 Series Partner | 1934 Poplar Avenue
lecture: with museum admission ($7 adults | $6 seniors | $3 students) / Brooks members free
wine tasting: $20 includes sampling of four wines + hors d'oeuvres (not included in admission)

tickets for tasting and lecture will be available at the door

Sponsored by Crow Friedman Group

> Also on view before the presentation:

Treasures from the National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago de Chile
This exhibition is designed to illuminate life and artistic excellence in Chile through a collection of 12 important Chilean paintings from the XIX and XX centuries. The collection is on loan from the National Museum of Fine Arts in Santiago and includes such noted Chilean artists as Juan Francisco González, Juan Mauricio Rugendas, Fernando Laroche, and others.

Open to the Public ~ Bring a Friend!