Dirk H. Breiding, The J.J. Medveckis Associate Curator of Arms and Armor at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will provide an introduction to knights, arms, and armor and will highlight key objects from the special exhibition Knights.
What does it mean for a museum to be a civic space? How do museums encourage dialogue and inspire community engagement? What is the role of the museum in the 21st century? Explore these questions and more through the lens of institutional curatorial practice and the work of socially-engaged contemporary artists.
Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a special day designed just for homeschool families. Facilitated stations designed to engage different age levels will be set up throughout the Museum of Art. Families are free to move through these stations at their own pace to enjoy and learn together as a family.
Collecting Recollections features fascinating people with fascinating stories to tell. Don’t miss these intriguing, informal and informative interview sessions.
Join curator Dr. Sarah Cartwright for a tour of Knights, the exhibition drawn from the collections of the Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy. Knights reveals the figure of the knight in the Middle Ages and Renaissance through 100 exquisite objects, including full suits of armor, helmets, swords, and other weaponry.
Join us in the Chao Lecture Hall for a film screening followed by an informal topical discussion. Topics vary, please check schedule for details.
Symbols for luck and superstition are present throughout different times and cultures. Today, we will be looking at images that are both meant to bring good luck as well as depictions of lucky people on display in our Center for Asian Art!
Join Leah Verier-Dunn, Artistic Director of Moving Ethos Dance Company on an exploration of the concept of dance theater and how to tell a story through movement. Featuring dancers from Moving Ethos, Leah will play with the concept of narrative, and what "dance theater" means to Moving Ethos.
Presented by Oliver Everett, Librarian Emeritus of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. The Royal Library of Windsor Castle is full of a great range of fascinating objects associated with the history of Britain and the Royal Family.
Women have been making history since the beginning of time! On this tour with curator Dr. Sarah Cartwright, you'll meet some of the "dangerous" women from the Ringling's collection and hear their stories.