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Docent Lecture: "Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville", by Alfred Escoffier

Berthouville Treasure
January 10, 2016 -
1:00pm2:00pm

In 1830, a French farmer plowing his field near the village of Berthouville, in rural Normandy, accidentally discovered a hoard of spectacular silver-gilt objects that were deliberately buried during antiquity. The items, all dated to the first or second century AD, were dedicated to the Roman god Mercury and collectively became known as the Berthouville Treasure.

Docent Lecture: "Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking", by Jim Kohn

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January 10, 2016 -
2:15pm3:15pm

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking explores the history of the watch and clock maker, Breguet. The company’s cutting-edge innovations transformed the nature of personal timekeeping, and the exhibition includes displays describing the technology that earned Abraham-Louis Breguet his sobriquet as “the father of modern horology.”

Docent Lecture: "Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking", by Julia Geist

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January 5, 2016 -
1:00pm2:00pm

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking explores the history of the watch and clock maker, Breguet. The company’s cutting-edge innovations transformed the nature of personal timekeeping, and the exhibition will include displays describing the technology that earned Abraham-Louis Breguet his sobriquet as “the father of modern horology.”

"Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia" Educator Workshop

Pierre Bonnard, Les Danseuses or Le Ballet, 1895
February 20, 2016 -
9:00am4:00pm

The exhibition Pierre Bonnard celebrates the French artist as a significant figure in the transitional period between Impressionism and Modernism, and features more than sixty paintings, photographs, and decorative panels and screens. These masterpieces allow viewers to reflect on the influences the artist encountered over the span of his career. This program will be geared for students in the 4th grade and up.

The World in a Book: “The Nuremberg Chronicle” and the Art of German Renaissance Illustration

REVA AND DAVID LOGAN GALLERY OF ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
January 9, 2016May 1, 2016

A milestone in the history of publishing, the Nuremberg Chronicle (Liber Chronicarum) of 1493 was a hugely ambitious book documenting the entire history of the world back to the Creation with a sprawling text by German scholar Hartmann Schedel and an extensive illustration program in woodcut.

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Entry to this exhibition is included in general admission to the museum. Adults $10, seniors 65+ $7, students with current ID $6, youths 13–17 $6, members and children 12 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.

Michael Wolgemut (German, 1434–1519) or Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (German, ca. 1460–1494), The City of Ravenna (detail), from Die Schedelsche Weltchronik [The Nuremberg Chronicle] (Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1493), 1493. Hand-colored woodcut. Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Michael Wolgemut (German, 1434–1519) or Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (German, ca. 1460–1494), The City of Ravenna (detail), from Die Schedelsche Weltchronik [The Nuremberg Chronicle] (Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1493), 1493. Hand-colored woodcut. Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

The World in a Book: “The Nuremberg Chronicle” and the Art of German Renaissance Illustration

Docent Lecture: "Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking", by Jim Kohn

Subscription watch
December 12, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking explores the history of the watch and clock maker, Breguet. The company’s cutting-edge innovations transformed the nature of personal timekeeping, and the exhibition will include displays describing the technology that earned Abraham-Louis Breguet his sobriquet as “the father of modern horology.”

Docent Lecture: "Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking", by Gretchen Turner

Subscription watch
December 6, 2015 -
1:00pm2:00pm

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking explores the history of the watch and clock maker, Breguet. The company’s cutting-edge innovations transformed the nature of personal timekeeping, and the exhibition will include displays describing the technology that earned Abraham-Louis Breguet his sobriquet as “the father of modern horology.”

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