Join us for an evening of exploration into iconography and faith from respected scholars, clergy and Iconographers. Talks start at 7 pm followed by questions and refreshments. Come early and visit our surrounding vendors and restaurants before the lecture and make an evening of it!
Suggested donation $10
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FEATURED SCHOLAR: Gudrun Buehl
“The Making and Function of Byzantine Ivories”
Gudrun Buehl is Curator and Museum Director at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection and in this role she is in charge of the art collections at Harvard’s research center in Washington D.C. A Byzantine art historian by training, she joined the staff in 2004 and since then has been responsible for the re-design and re-installation of the museum galleries in 2008. She is the curator of a new series of small special exhibitions and strives to share the knowledge of the Dumbarton Oaks collections with a wider public. Gudrun Buehl has researched and published widely on aspects of Byzantine ivory carving and is currently leading an international, collaborative research project to publish the holdings of Byzantine and early Islamic textiles.