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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Monday, January 23, 2012

Contact:
Mona M. Rock
(410) 547-9000, ext. 277
mrock@thewalters.org

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.

More information is available online at http://thewalters.org/eventscalendar/eventdetails.aspx?e=2405

Where:

The Walters Art Museum

When:

Sunday, February 12, 2–3 p.m.

Price:

Free

Media Contact:

Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277, amannarino@thewalters.org

Image & Photo Credit:

http://thewalters.org/museumimages/mediaroom/ancient-americas-10.jpg

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