A Scholars’ Day Workshop: Collecting Byzantine and Islamic Art Part 1

A Scholars’ Day Workshop: Collecting Byzantine and Islamic Art Part 1
Monday, June 4, 2012

Welcoming Remarks by Jennifer Mock, Assistant Museum Educator, Education, MMA and Inge Reist, Chief of Research Collections and Programs, Director of the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library

Morning Introduction by Helen Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator of Byzantine Art, Medieval Art and the Cloisters, MMA

Yale University’s collecting of works from Gerasa, Jordan
Lisa Brody, Associate Curator of Ancient Art, Yale University Art Gallery

Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, this event takes place in the Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition exhibition and the new galleries for the art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Scholars and curators speak about different aspects of the collecting Byzantine and Islamic Art in front of featured works of art.

Produced and Directed by Christopher Noey
Editor: Sarah Cowan
Camera: Jessica Glass and Wayne de la Roche
Lighting Director: Ned Hallick
Sound Recording: David Raymond
Production Coordinator: Stephanie Wuertz
Production Assistant: Robin Schwalb

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