Join curators from three departments to discuss the impact of Classical, Egyptian, and Renaissance art on jewelry and decorative arts. Explore “Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry,” which highlights our world-class collection of 19th-century jewelry alongside ancient and contemporary works.

Denise Doxey, curator, Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art
Tom Michie, Russell B. and Andrée Beauchamp Stearns Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Art of Europe
Emily Stoehrer, Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry


Above: Necklace, French, about 1840. Shell, gold. Gift of the Misses Cornilia and Susan Dehon in memory of Mrs. Sidney Brooks. 93.147.

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Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.

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