Monday, 17 October 2011

Canadian Conference of Art Historians and Walters Art Museum

32nd Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians
March 9-10, 2012
University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

  • NEW (July 29, 2011): The Call for Papers is now available. 
  • NEW (July 29, 2011): The website is in the process of being updated for the 2012 conference.  It will be set in a new bilingual format. A CCMAH  Facebook page has also been set up.Not a lot of info but it will be forth coming.

    The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories and Old Master paintings; Art Nouveau jewelry and 19th-century European and American masterpieces.

    Okay this is pre our period but still really cool!

    Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes

    October 16, 2011 - January 01, 2012
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    From the birth of its texts in the cradle of Western civilization to their obliteration on April 14, 1229, in Jerusalem and their recovery in Baltimore 700 years later, the Archimedes Palimpsest is an iconic example of the epic and perilous journey that every record is making.

    Touch and the Enjoyment of Sculpture: Exploring the Appeal of Renaissance Statuettes

    January 21, 2012 - April 15, 2012
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    This groundbreaking focus show will explore the implications of tactile perception for enjoying sculpture, studying how the brain reacts to tactile stimuli from European Renaissance art-a period marked by a new availability of small "collectibles" meant to be held.

    Paradise Imagined: The Garden in the Islamic and Christian World

    June 30, 2012 - September 23, 2012
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    This exhibition explores the art of gardens and the cross-fertilization of garden imagery between the East and West. Gardens have functioned as spaces of invention, imagination and myth-making, as well as places of repose and recreation, for different cultures across time.

    Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe

    October 14, 2012 - January 21, 2013
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    This groundbreaking exhibition will explore the wealth of European art to reveal the hidden presence of Africans in Renaissance society and the many roles they played.

Monday, 10 October 2011

At museums

At the MET New York New York
Masterpieces of the Middle Ages
Tuesday, October 11, 10:45–11:45 a.m.

Great Paintings

At the Royal Ontario Museum - Toronto, Ontario

Connecting: How Shakespeare Changed Everything with Stephen Marche
Friday, December 2, 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Fall: Knight School (Ages 6-7)
Saturdays, October 15 - December 3, 9 am - 12 pm

Cleveland Museum of Art - has distance learning

Middle Ages Torture-Museum, Rudesheim, Rhine, Germany

Museum of Science Boston

Painting in the Middle Ages

Museum Of The Middle Ages - Paris, France