Ho Chi Minh City

On October 24th the delegation was greeted at the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University by the Director and several members of the faculty. Discussions were held on several areas including expanding the Sister School relationship between Mass/Art and the HCMC Fine Arts University, the first delegation of faculty to study at Mass/Art beginning in January 2002, and future exchanges. After the meeting the delegation toured the University, gifts were exchanged, and all were treated to a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
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Delegation at the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University. Left to right:David Thomas, Mel Barkan, Hope Barkan, Dick Blaisdell, Lindsey Kiang, Mr. Nguyen Hoang (Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University), Miss Nguyen Duyen (Director for International Cooperation for the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association), Charles Kawada, Laura Grunberg, Mrs. Loan (faculty member of the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University), Miss. Thai Nguyen (fashion designer and redcepient of the IAP/Mass-Art scholarship to study at the Massachusetts College of Art during the spring 2002 semester).
Lindsey Kiang, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts College of Art Foundation receiving gift from Mr. Nguyen Hoang , Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University.
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Nguyen Hoang and Lindsey Kiang toasting Sister School relationship between Mass/Art and the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University.
Charlie and Janet Kawada receiving gift at the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts College.
On October 25th David Thomas presented a copy of his artist's book titled An Artist's Portrait of HO CHI MINH to the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Ho Chi Minh City.
Group attending presentation of An Artist's Portrait of HO CHI MINH by David Thomas at the Ho Chi Minh Museum
David Thomas signing the guest book at the Ho Chi Minh Museum
Director of Ho Chi Minh Museum in Ho Chi Minh City
Representatives of U.S. Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City
General pictures from Ho Chi Minh City
Wedding in Ho Chi Minh City
Basket bicycle
View from Rex Hotel
Benh Thanh Market vegetables
Benh Thanh Market fish
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