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Member Tour—Ferocious Beauty: Wrathful Deities from Tibet and Nepal

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM–01:30 PM

Tour the exhibition Ferocious Beauty with Katherine Kasdorf, Wieler-Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow, and learn about wrathful Buddhist deities from Tibet and Nepal. Though they appear intimidating these deities are beneficial, using their power to help devotees overcome challenges to their spiritual goals.

Member Tour: Pictures Within a Picture

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM–01:30 PM

Join Ellie Hughes, Deputy Director for Art & Program, as she unveils John Scarlett Davis’s rarely seen painting, Interior of the Painted Hall, Greenwich Hospital. In observation of Black History Month, the talk will focus on the previously overlooked figure of a sailor in the foreground of the painting, and on elements revealed through recent conservation work.