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Member Tour—Uncertain Times: Martin Luther’s Remedies for the Soul

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM–01:30 PM

Join Yu Na Han, Zanvyl Kreiger Fellow in the Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts, and Abigail Quandt, Head of Book and Paper Conservation, as they explore the books and manuscripts on display in this one-gallery exhibition. The talk will provide insight into the world of Martin Luther and his philosophy on life and religion.

Member Tour—The Sacred Gaze: Arts of India, Nepal, and Tibet

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM–01:30 PM

Join Amy Landau, director of Curatorial Affairs and curator of Islamic and South & Southeast Asian art, and Julie Lau enburger, Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director of Conservation and Technical Research, as they reveal the seen and unseen qualities of making an image sacred in Tibet and Nepal. This talk coincides with the October opening of Arts of Asia.

Member Tour: Peter Carl Fabergé Between Europe And Asia

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM–01:30 PM

Celebrate the Walters’ exhibition Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire’s Legacy with Jo Briggs, associate curator of 18th- and 19th-century art. Enjoy a tour of gorgeous objects made from jasper, nephrite, precious jewels, and enamel, and learn how Fabergé and his studio looked both “East” and “West” for inspiration.

Member Tour: Celebrating the Holidays in Medieval Art

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM–01:30 PM

For the holiday season, Christine Sciacca, associate curator of European art, 300–1400 CE, explores themes of gift-giving, feasting, and family in the Walters’ world-renowned collection of medieval art.