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Lunch & Learn: Intricate Connections: Cloisonné Connoisseurship

Date
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Time
12:00 AM–12:30 AM
There was a WYPR interview on “Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast”. Tom Hall interviewed Stephen Fisher and Rob Mintz about our cloisonné exhibition. Listen to the interview.
Admission: Free
Location: Graham Auditorium

Stephen W. Fisher, Designer and Collector will show how the works in his cloisonné collection divide into three schools: conservative, transparent and exotic.

This event is part of our regular Lunch & Learn series. Join us on the first Thursday of each month. Bring your light lunch to the Walters’ Graham Auditorium and hear lectures on a wide range of topics.

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