Master Series - Amulets and Adornments from Islamic Lands

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Thursday May 19

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6:00 PM  –  7:00 PM

Speaker: Courtney Ann Stewart, Researcher of Islamic Art History, and the History of Jewelry and Gemstones.

As a prelude to the opening of Jewels of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Treasures from the Collection of the Worcester Art Museum, Courtney Ann Stewart talks about jewelry and gemstones from the Islamic world, highlighting the various associations of such ornaments, from symbols of power to sacred objects of protection. Featuring stunning artwork from the WAM Collection and others, Islamic jewelry will be contextualized and connected to precursors from Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.

This program will be held in the Worcester Art Museum Café. Upon completion of purchase, guests will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Master Series lecture ticket. 

Please contact at PublicPrograms@worcesterart.org with any questions.

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