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Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts at the Getty Center

Location: North Pavilion, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, USA Date: February 17, 2016 Website: http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/globe/ You know that you’re going to experience some of the best, the brightest, and the shiniest when you visit the Getty. The current manuscript exhibit delivers some pretty shiny manuscripts, plus a hefty load of big bright ideas. I…

Vikings Storm the Field Museum

Museum: The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, USA Date of Visit: May 19, 2015 Website: https://www.fieldmuseum.org/ Vikings was produced by the Swedish History Museum and MuseumsPartner, and sponsored by both Viking Cruises and Discover. It was at the Field Museum from February 27-October 4, 2015. Explore more details at the fantastic exhibit website. This exhibit was…

Medieval Delights at the Rijksmuseum

Don’t like sketching? Enjoy this review & photos from my visit in 2014! Museum: the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Date of Visit: October 1, 2014 Website: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en Are you bummed about the new photo policy at the Rijksmuseum? Or maybe you think it’s great, but still need your photo fix? All photos in this review…

My York MA

My MA Experience at the University of York I first heard of the University of York from Deborah Deliyannis, the lovely professor who had mentored me at Indiana University. She knew of York for two main reasons: first because she had excavated at Sutton Hoo under the supervision of Martin Carver, one of the grand…

Medieval Wonders of MAN

Museum: Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid, Spain Date of Visit: September 20, 2015 Website: http://www.man.es/man/en/home The National Archaeology Museum, located in Madrid, offers a summary of the cultural history of Spain in 4 floors. The extensive collection is showcased in comprehensive, thoughtful exhibits, and the 2013 renovation is evident in the carefully applied technology and inclusive…

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Museum: The Getty Center & The Getty Research Institute Date of Visit: October 14, 2015 Website: http://www.getty.edu/ Eat, Drink, and Be Merry & The Edible Monument: Exhibit tours at the Getty Center with curators Christina Sciacca and Marcia Reed This review discusses two new exhibits at the Getty: Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Food in…

Book Review: “Stained Glass”

Stained Glass: Radiant Art by Virginia Chieffo Raguin Published by the J. Paul Getty Museum Getty Publications, 2013 This review was originally published on Medievalists.net on April 21, 2014.   In this slim trade paperback published by the J. Paul Getty Museum in 2013, readers are treated to an overview of medieval stained glass as an…

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