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Monday, January 23, 2012

Mona M. Rock
(410) 547-9000, ext. 277

Opening Day Talk: Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas


Exhibition curator Dorie Reents-Budet offers an overview of the special exhibition Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift. She examines key objects with origins ranging from ancient Mexico to Bolivia and discusses John Bourne’s early years exploring the jungles of southern Mexico in search of ancient Maya archaeological sites.

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The Walters Art Museum


Sunday, February 12, 2–3 p.m.



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Image & Photo Credit:

Human Effigy Pendant, Diquís, Costa Rica, Late Period IV–Period VI, 400–1500 CE, Cast gold alloy, 14.6 × 10.5 × 3 cm, On loan from John Bourne