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Symposium: “The Americas at The Met”

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Free
The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents
The Spring Fellows Colloquia: The Americas at The Met
Friday, May 5, 2017 (10:00 am–1:30 pm)

SESSION 1       10:00 A.M.

Moche Metals at The Met: Ideology, Iconography, and Technology
Alicia Boswell, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Cultures of Conservation, sponsored by the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, and hosted by Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

“Sounding out” the Technology and Performance of Bells and Other Metals from Central America and Colombia
Bryan Cockrell, Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research Fellow, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

In Enemy Hands: Bodies and Power in Ancient Mesoamerican Art
Caitlin Earley, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

SESSION 2       11:30 A.M.

Peruvian Textiles and Their Colonial Records, 1600–1750
Julia McHugh, Douglass Foundation Fellow, The American Wing

Picturing Atlantic Slavery and Liberty in the Early United States
Emily Casey, Sylvan C. Coleman and Pam Coleman Memorial Fund Fellow, The American Wing

Deconstructing the Visual Networks of A Negra: The Racial Ideology of Paulista Modernism
Maria Castro, Leonard A. Lauder Fellow, Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art


Moderator: Joanne Pillsbury, Andrall E. Pearson Curator, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

All sessions are held in the Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, Ground Floor.
Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.
The colloquia sessions are subject to change.

Venue

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Phone:
(212) 396-5026