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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Relics and Reliquaries Reconsidered

Date
Saturday, February 26, 2011Sunday, May 22, 2011
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Relics and Reliquaries Reconsidered

This focus show will feature contemporary reliquaries created by Maryland Institute College of Art’s (MICA) students in the Interdisciplinary Sculpture course Relics, Reliquaries and Enshrined Materials. The work will be inspired by and explore themes put forth by artisans in the material construction of sacred objects from the Walters’ Treasures of Heaven exhibition. Eleven emerging MICA artists mine the cross-cultural and historic conceptions of reliquary traditions. There will be an accompanying exhibition, Enshrined Materials, at the Current Space Gallery from Feb. 25–April 1, 2011.

Add to Calendar 02-26-2011 10:00:00 05-22-2011 17:00:00 15 Relics and Reliquaries Reconsidered Eleven emerging MICA artists will mine the cross-cultural and historic conceptions of what a reliquary is or can be. Their artworks reflect myriad approaches to the history of reliquary traditions and the sacred interpreted in a contemporary context. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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