FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Dr. Richard Burger presents the Distinguished Lecture of Art in the Ancient Americas on the Manchay Civilization of Peru.
For more than thirty years, Burger has specialized in significant Central Andean archeological research, directing excavations in the Peruvian northern highlands and along the central coast. He is the Charles J. MacCurdy Professor of Anthropology and Chairman of the Council for Archaeological Studies at the Department of Anthropology, Yale University.
This free annual lecture series reflects a collaborative effort between the Department of the History of Art, Johns Hopkins University and the Walters Art Museum to draw scholarly attention to the rich pre-Hispanic heritage of Mesoamerica and the Andes, while fostering continuing interest in art of the ancient Americas.
WHERE: The Walters Art Museum, Graham Auditorium
WHEN: Saturday, March 27, 1–2 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free; pre-registration recommended
MEDIA CONTACT: Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277, email@example.com