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A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels from the Collection of Elizabeth Locke

February 20, 2024, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (US Central)

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In conjunction with the exhibition Small Pleasures at the Brunnier Art Museum, spend an evening learning about the intricate world of micromosaic jewelry with Dr. Susan J. Rawles, the Elizabeth Locke Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA). Locke’s collection of micromosaics, held at the VMFA, provides a lens on the continuity of the ancient craft of mosaic into the modern era and the historical legacy of Locke’s collection within the context of the Grand Tour.

This program will not be recorded.

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  Time: Feb 20, 2024 05:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) 
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Check out the exhibition page for Small Pleasures: Tiny Art from the Permanent Collection

Exhibition Page

 

Image:

Earrings, c. 1870
Germany
Silver with gold plate
Gift of Edith Lagerstrom Estate. In the Permanent Collection, Brunnier Art Museums, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. UM2000.107ab

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