Sunday at the Met

Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim

Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim

Sunday, October 6, 2013, 3:00–4:30 p.m.

Explore the transformative nature of the art of alchemy within medieval metalwork. Screening of Lions, Dragons, and Other Beasts and a conversation with conservator Pete Dandridge and silversmith Ubaldo Vitali.

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim.

Above: Crosier of Abbot Erkanbald. German (Hildesheim), ca. 997 or before 1011. Silver with gilding, H. 4 1/2 in. (11.3 cm). Dom-Museum Hildesheim (DS 7)

Free with Museum admission

Honoré Daumier  (French, 1808–1879) | A Theater Audience (detail), 19th century | 1972.118.203

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