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Curator's Choice Reception


Tuesday, September 10, 2013


06:00 PM–08:00 PM


This is an exclusive benefit for donors at the Curators' Circle Level and above.

The Curator's Choice Reception is a special evening of in-depth discussions by curators of their current projects. The evening commences with hors d'oeuvres, followed by a tour, and concludes with light desserts.

This year's tours include:

The Peaches of Immortality and Other East Asian Myths
Robert Mintz, Chief Curator and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Quincy Scott Curator of Asian Art

The Romance of Paris and Helen: Its Appeal to Renaissance Art Lovers
Joaneath Spicer, James A. Murnaghan Curator of Renaissance and Baroque Art

Animal Attraction: The Manufacture of Artifacts from the Myths and Lore of the Ancient Americas
Julie Lauffenburger, Assistant Director of Conservation and Technical Research and William B. Ziff, Jr. Conservator of Objects

Beyond Romulus and Remus: How Romans Explained Their Origins in Myth
Marden Nichols, Assistant Curator of Ancient Art

Banqueting with Cupid and Psyche: A Beloved Myth for a Princely Table
Eva Helfenstein, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow

Romance and Adventure in 18th-century Painting and Porcelain
John Shields, Manager of Docent Programs

For more information, please contact Julia Keller 410-547-9000, ext. 314, or,

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This event is by invitation only.

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