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ANNUAL LASZLO EXCALIBER LECTURE
Gertrud Platz-Horster, former vice-director at the Department of Antiquities, State Museums in Berlin, will explore the fascinating development of cameo production, and reproduction, in its historical and ideological context in a lecture titled On Cameos—from Antiquity to the Present. MORE INFORMATION...
 
PERSIAN ARTS LECTURE
In this richly illustrated lecture, Dr. Michael Barry, professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, follows the questing birds of The Canticle of the Birds through the world's most extraordinary illustrations of `Attâr's poem in medieval Persian, Central Asian, Turkish, and Indian art. MORE INFORMATION...
 
SIGN UP NOW FOR CAMP CARLOS
From creating comic book art based on the great epic heroes of India to forming sculptures from molten bronze, Camp Carlos offers unique art experiences with professional artists and authentic techniques and materials for kids ages 7 to 17. Don't miss out — camps are filling up fast! MORE INFORMATION...
 
IN MEMORIAM: MICHAEL GRAVES
It was a different era at Emory in the early 1980s when Michael Graves agreed to design a renovation for one of Emory’s “sacred” buildings on the quadrangle. MORE INFORMATION...
 
PRESENTING: VENERALIA 2015
Authentic cuisine, fire dancing, traditional music, and brilliant lantern light will bring North African culture into focus during Veneralia Revealed at the Imperial Fez restaurant. Turn it up as the lights go down at the Veneralia After-party from 10 PM 'til midnight. MORE INFORMATION...
 
SPIDER WOMAN TO HORNED SERPENT
As part of Emory's celebration and exploration of creation and creativity across cultures, the Carlos Museum is featuring indigenous art of the American Southwest, the gifts of "Spider Woman," beadwork and leather of the Plains, Cherokee sculpture and basketry, and Southeastern Mississippian shell jewelry. MORE INFORMATION...
 
AFRICAN COSMOS: STELLAR ARTS
African Cosmos: Stellar Arts from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art is the first major exhibition exploring the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy and its intersection with traditional and contemporary African arts. MORE INFORMATION...
 
CARLOS MUSEUM SELECTED AS HOST SITE FOR SHAKESPEARE'S FIRST FOLIO
The most celebrated Shakespearean plays would be lost to us without the First Folio, the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays. Emory has been selected as a host site for the Folger Shakespeare Library’s national tour of the First Folio in 2016. MORE INFORMATION...
 
THE 3000-YEAR-OLD NIPPUR DELUGE TABLET ON VIEW
Discovered in the ruins of ancient Babylonian city Nippur by University of Pennsylvania archaeologists, the tablet tells the story of a plan by the gods to destroy the world by means of a great flood. It recounts the tale of an immortal man, Utnapishti, who builds a huge boat to rescue his family and every type of animal. MORE INFORMATION...
 
CARLOS MUSEUM RECOGNIZED BY UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION FOR OUTSTANDING FACULTY COLLABORATIONS
Time and again, the Carlos Museum is creating scholarly and teaching opportunities that transform lives--opportunities that are intrinsically tied to the University's mission to "create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity."
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NEW AT THE MUSEUM BOOKSHOP
NOW AVAILABLE: BLOOD OF OLYMPUS, Rick Riordan's newest title in the Heroes of Olympus series inspired by Greek and Roman mythology, is now available in the Museum Bookshop! Copies are limited so get yours today! MORE INFORMATION...
 
CARLOS COLLECTIONS ONLINE
Over 1,000 high resolution images of works of art in the Carlos Museum's collections are available online. Browse the collection by clicking here  and, after searching, you can place images in a workspace for presentations. MORE INFORMATION...
 
SCIENCE AND ART CONSERVATION: RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS
Science teacher, interns, and our Carlos Conservators develop science lab activities based on art conservation practices and paired with Georgia Performance Standards for chemistry and biology. Look for teacher guides, student activities, learning units, context images, and additional resources. MORE INFORMATION...