DVMA Fall symposium: “Curating Art of the Global Middle Ages”

The Delaware Valley Medieval Association (DVMA) invites you to attend its Fall 2021 symposium “Curating Art of the Global Middle Ages,” Saturday, September 25, 1-4pm.

The event will consist of a roundtable in which participants will reflect upon recent and current curatorial projects as presented in short, prerecorded talks.

Princeton MedStudies undergrads: Mathilde Sauquet (A&A) will facilitate a lunchtime discussion of the talks and panel on Thursday, 9/30, 12:00–1:15. RSVP to msauquet@princeton.edu; space is limited. Grads, if you’re interested in joining as well, please let me and Mathilde know.


Andrea Myers Achi
Assistant Curator, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Curating The Good Life: Reflections on organizing an exhibition about joy in 2020”

Kristen Collins
Curator of Manuscripts, J. Paul Getty Museum
Gerhard Lutz
Robert P. Bergman Curator of Medieval Art, Cleveland Museum of Art
“Romanesque Reimagined: Curating across Disciplines”

Amanda Luyster
Senior Lecturer, Visual Arts Department, College of the Holy Cross
“Old, Valuable, and Strange: Medieval Practices of Collection and Modern Global Exhibitions”

Risham Majeed
Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Ithaca College
“Primitivism before/beyond Modernism”

Elizabeth Dospĕl Williams
Associate Curator, Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
“Transformative Processes and New Global Narratives: Reimagining the Permanent Byzantine Galleries at Dumbarton Oaks”

Space for this virtual event is limited, and registration is required.

Information about registration and links to the prerecorded talks can be found on the event website: https://curatingartoftheglobalmiddleages.blogs.brynmawr.edu/

The symposium is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College and organized by Alicia Walker (awalker01@brynmawr.edu). 

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