Date: Sunday, February 11, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM–03:30 PM
This special event marks the opening of Crowning Glory: Art of the Americas, a new installation/exhibition of ceramics, figures, and vessels from Central and South America that span more than 2,500 years and a diverse range of cultures. Lois Martin, independent scholar of pre-Columbian art, will speak about the art of the Nasca people, who flourished along Peru’s southern coast 2,000 years ago. After Martin’s talk, Ellen Hoobler, William B. Ziff, Jr., Associate Curator of Arts of the Americas, 1200 bce–1500 ce, and Angela Elliott, William B. Ziff, Jr., Senior Objects Conservator, will join the conversation about the art and artifacts on view in this new exhibition. Reception to follow.