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"For This Is My Body": The Medieval Missal

Date
Saturday, November 4, 2006Sunday, January 28, 2007
Time
11:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

For the first time, the Walters will display its superb collection of illuminated missals, liturgical manuscripts and printed books for the celebration of the Catholic Mass.  This exhibition of manuscripts, printed books, and altar furnishings will investigate the changing imagery of the missal in the Middle Ages, with particular emphasis on illustrations for the Canon of the Mass.  The exhibition coincides with the celebrations marking the reopening of Baltimore's historic Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

Add to Calendar 11-04-2006 11:00:00 01-28-2007 17:00:00 15 "For This Is My Body": The Medieval Missal This exhibition of manuscripts, printed books, and altar furnishings coincides with the celebrations marking the reopening of Baltimore's historic Basilica of the Assumption. 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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