A Scholars' Day Workshop: Collecting Byzantine and Islamic Art Part 1

Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection, this Scholars' Day workshop took place in the Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition exhibition galleries and the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Scholars and curators were invited to speak about different aspects of collecting Byzantine and Islamic works of art.

Recorded Monday, June 4, 2012

Part One of Six

Welcoming Remarks
Jennifer Mock, Assistant Museum Educator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Inge Reist, Chief of Research Collections and Programs, Director of the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library

Morning Introduction
Helen Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator of Byzantine Art, Medieval Art and the Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Yale University's Collecting of Works from Gerasa, Jordan
Lisa Brody, Associate Curator of Ancient Art, Yale University Art Gallery

Produced and Directed by Christopher Noey
Editor: Sarah Cowan
Camera: Jessica Glass and Wayne de la Roche
Lighting Director: Ned Hallick
Sound Recording: David Raymond
Production Coordinator: Stephanie Wuertz
Production Assistant: Robin Schwalb

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