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Met Museum Public Lecture: Luis Jaime Castillo Butters
November 6, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Please join renowned archaeologist Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, Professor of Archaeology, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, for a lecture, “Modeling the World: Precolumbian Architectural Models as Metaphors of Place, Landscape, and Belonging,” to be held on Friday, November 6, from 4:00–5:00 p.m., in the Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas (opening on October 26th), Dr. Castillo explores the function, context, and symbolic meanings behind architectural effigies, particularly those excavated in recent years. The lecture is free and open to the public. For further information please visit the Met’s website.