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Lectures and Talks

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 9:45am

 

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This program is the first of the Spectacular lecture series. Exceptional gems, dazzling twentieth-century jewelry, and legendary historic jewels offer an enthralling glimpse...
Supported by stunning visuals, Executive Director Kate Markert provides new insights into Post’s unique collection through pieces from world-renowned firms such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Harry Winston, chic jewels from boutique firms David Webb and Verdura as well as an impressive ensemble of historical pieces, among them the Empress...
Thursday 5 October - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Visitor Center Theater
$7-80

Series Pricing: $80, $40 Member, $28 Student; Individual Lecture Pricing: $20, $10 Member, $7 Student

Part of: Jewelry
No figure epitomizes eighteenth-century Europe as effectively as Giacomo Casanova.  
Famed for his amorous exploits, he led a richer and more complicated life than is generally acknowledged. A man of deep-seated intellectual ambitions, he was among the first jetsetters of modern times. Journey with Casanova through his Europe and see its art and people through his eyes. Event Timeline 5:30-6:30 p.m.: Mansion and Spectacular open...
Wednesday 8 November - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Visitor Center Theater
$7-20

$20, $10 member, $7 student

Part of: Lectures and talks