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

Lunch and Learn - Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Artisans in the Arab World

Date
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Time
12:00 PM–01:00 PM

Spend your lunch hour with the Walters’ Amy Landau, Associate Curator of Islamic Art and Manuscripts, for an enlightening discussion on the little explored world of Yemeni-Jewish artisans.  Landau is the curator of a Fall focus show, Diadem and Dagger, which showcases approximately 25 objects of Yemeni-Jewish silverwork from the Zucker Family Trust and the Rosalee C. Davison collections. Yemeni-Jewish craftsmen produced beautiful silver pieces characterized by elaborate granulation and filigree decoration for Muslim and Jew alike. This talk will explore the significant role and superb craftsmanship of the Jewish silversmith in the Arab world.

Add to Calendar 11-01-2012 12:00:00 11-01-2012 13:00:00 15 Lunch and Learn - Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Artisans in the Arab World Spend your lunch hour with curator Amy Landau as she leads an enlightening discussion on the little explored subject of Jewish artisans in the Arab world. This talk will shed light on our Fall focus show, Diadem and Dagger, which showcases objects of Yemeni-Jewish silver work from the Zucker Family Trust and the Rosalee C. Davison collections. Gain insight into the significant role and superb craftsmanship of the Jewish silversmith in the Arab world. 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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