Online Lecture: Mining the Collection: The Cleveland Museum of Art, ICMA, 4 March 2021, 11am (ET)

The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) invites you to another installment of Mining the Collection. Mining the Collection is lecture series where museum curators take an in-depth look at fascinating, often puzzling, objects in their collections. Gerhard Lutz, Robert P. Bergman Curator of Medieval Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and Elina Gertsman, Professor of Art History at Case Western Reserve University, will present two fascinating sculptures from Cleveland’s collection.

Please join us Thursday, March 4th at 11:00 am ET for a brief presentation of these works followed by an informal discussion. Sign up here!

Additional events in this series to follow.

The mission of the International Center of Medieval Art is to promote and support the study, understanding, and preservation of visual and material cultures produced primarily between ca. 300 CE and ca. 1500 CE in every corner of the medieval world. To this end the ICMA facilitates scholarship and education and sponsors public lectures, conferences, publications, and exhibitions. Become a member here!

Image credit: Virgin and Child, late 1200s. Mosan (Valley of the Meuse), Liège(?), late 13th century. Wood (oak) with polychromy and gilding; overall: 83 x 24 x 20 cm (32 11/16 x 9 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.). The Cleveland Museum of Art, John L. Severance Fund 2014.392

Published by ameliahyde

Amelia Roché Hyde holds an MA from The Courtauld Institute of Art, where she studied cross-cultural artistic traditions of medieval Spain, taking an in-depth look at the context and role of Spanish ivories within sacred spaces. Her favorite medieval art objects are ones that are meant to be handled and touched, and she has researched ivories, textiles, and illuminated manuscripts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The British Museum. Amelia is the Research Assistant at The Met Cloisters.

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