Met Museum Announces Summer Schedule of Chats about Art from the Middle East

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Met Museum Announces Summer Schedule of Chats about Art from the Middle East

Perspectives on the Middle East—a series of informal 10-minute chats at The Metropolitan Museum of Art by curators, researchers, and conservators who specialize in ancient Near Eastern and Islamic art—will continue on Friday afternoons through August. Each talk will focus on one or more works of the speaker’s choice and will be followed by conversation with the audience.
The talks are free with Museum admission.
Program subject to change.

June 9
3 p.m., Gallery 452 and 457
Alzahraa K. Ahmed, Hagop Kevorkian Curatorial Fellow, and
Courtney A. Stewart, Senior Research Assistant, Department of Islamic Art
3:30 p.m., Gallery 462
Sheila Canby, Patti Cadby Birch Curator in Charge, Department of Islamic Art
4 p.m., Gallery 406
Michael Seymour, Assistant Curator, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art
4:30 p.m., Gallery 405
Sarah Graff, Associate Curator, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art

June 16
3 p.m., Gallery 453
Martina Rugiadi, Assistant Curator, Department of Islamic Art
3:30 p.m., Gallery 457
Courtney A. Stewart, Senior Research Assistant, Department of Islamic Art
4 p.m., Gallery 405
Blair Fowlkes-Childs, Research Associate, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art
4:30 p.m., Gallery 405
Caitlin Chaves Yates, Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research Fellow, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art

June 23
 
3 p.m., Gallery 462
Maryam Ekhtiar, Associate Curator, Department of Islamic Art
3:30 p.m., Gallery 454
Martina Rugiadi, Assistant Curator, Department of Islamic Art
4 p.m., Gallery 402
Sarah Graff, Associate Curator, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art
4:30 p.m., Gallery 403
Miriam Said, Markoe Scholar, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art

June 30
3 p.m., Gallery 450
Maryam Ekhtiar, Associate Curator, Department of Islamic Art
3:30 p.m., Gallery 454
Alzahraa K. Ahmed, Hagop Kevorkian Curatorial Fellow, Department of Islamic Art
4 p.m., Gallery 406
Michael Seymour, Assistant Curator, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art
4:30 p.m., Gallery 404
Anastasia Amrhein, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art

A full list of Perspectives on the Middle East talks through August 2017 is available on
The Met website.
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