Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave., New York, NY 10028
Join fellow College alumni for this fascinating exploration of the Holy City, Jerusalem, and its role in shaping art of the period from 1000-1400, in a faculty-led tour of a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jerusalem: Every People Under Heaven. Avinoam Shalem, Riggio Professor of the History of the Arts of Islam, will guide alumni through this unique exhibit, displaying over 200 works of arts, with a nearly a quarter of the objects from Jerusalem itself. Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven will bear witness to the crucial role that the city has played in shaping world culture, a lesson vital to our common history. This faculty-led tour will include one hour touring the exhibit and one hour in conversation in the museum café. Tour fee includes your museum entry. Spots are limited for this exciting opportunity.