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April 2024

Looking Inward: Portraiture in the Premodern Mediterranean World

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater, 350 James Blair Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Join us for our spring faculty lecture featuring Cristina Stancioiu, Associate Professor of Art History at William & Mary. Within its complex Byzantine and Venetian imperial experience, the Greek island of Crete displays a mixture of medieval and early modern cultural elements. This talk explores portraiture to redefine artistic production and the nature of the artist negotiating medieval orthodoxy and modern humanism when working in marginal, contact zones throughout the eastern Mediterranean region. The talk will take place in Tucker Hall Theatre (Room 127A). Registrants will receive a parking pass by email; street parking is also available on Richmond Road.…

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Muscarelle Virtual Book Club: Brunelleschi’s Dome

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual VA United States

The Muscarelle’s spring Selected Topics in Architecture lecture series will focus on the flourishing Renaissance period, when architectural innovation resulted in some of the world’s most breathtaking and magnificent structures. Join Director David Brashear and author Ross King for a discussion of Brunelleschi's Dome, the New York Times best-selling story of the construction of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Renaissance genius who reinvented architecture to build it. This webinar will be offered via Zoom. Register now to receive the link.

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