Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Met
Donald J. La Rocca, Curator, Department of Arms and Armor, The Met
Join curators, conservators, and educators for lively, 30-minute dialogues on works of art on view in the galleries.
Floor 2, Gallery 692, Karen B. Cohen Gallery
Curator Donald J. La Rocca discusses helmet prototypes made by Bashford Dean, founder of The Met's Department of Arms and Armor, and his contributions to the design of American helmets during World War I.
Floor 2, Gallery 691, The Charles Z. Offin Gallery
Curator Jennifer Farrell illuminates the diverse ways artists represented the horrors of modern warfare in prints, drawings, photographs, illustrated books, and posters.
Conversations repeat every 30 minutes.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition World War I and the Visual Arts. Education programs are made possible by the General Delegation of the Government of Flanders to the USA.
Assistive listening devices are available.