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Telling Global Stories

Telling Global Stories

Date: Sunday, September 20, 2015

Time: 01:30 PM–03:30 PM

How does globalization inform the way museums present art and history? This panel discussion features professionals from museums that have undertaken innovative displays in response to new ideas on “globalized” art history. The program concludes with a public dialogue about how the Walters might use its displays to reflect a broader cultural context.

The Gold of El Caño

Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015

Time: 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

In conjunction with the special exhibition Gold of the Ancient Americas, three conservators will take part in a panel conversation on the 1,000-year-old cemetery site of El Caño in central Panama. Gold, one of the most abundant and well preserved of the materials at El Caño, provides intriguing insights into the social and cultural sophistication of this region.