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KARA COONEY TO DELIVER NIX MANN LECTURE
Dr. Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney, professor of Egyptian art and architecture at UCLA, will deliver the annual Nix Mann Lecture in conjunction with the publication of her new book, The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt.
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CREATION STORIES LECTURE
Molly Harbour Bassett, assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Georgia State, explores the centrality of maize in Aztec conceptions of creation and the cosmos in a lecture titled Teosinte & Tlacatl: Corn and People in Aztec Religion.
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PLAN A VALENTINE'S DAY THAT IS OUT OF THIS WORLD
In conjunction with African Cosmos: Stellar Arts, enjoy a casual and elegant dinner at the Farmhouse at Serenbe, prepared with seasonal local ingredients by Chef Thaddeus Barton. After dinner, hot drinks in hand, explore the night sky with Erin Bonning, director of the Emory Planetarium, with telescopes provided by the Atlanta Astronomy Club.
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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...
 
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.

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AFRICAN COSMOS: STELLAR ARTS
The Carlos Museum will host a major exhibition from the National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian entitled African Cosmos: Stellar Arts, the first major exhibition exploring the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy and its intersection with traditional and contemporary African arts. 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...