Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders
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Monsters captivated the imagination of medieval men and women, just as they continue to fascinate us today.
Drawing on the Morgan Library & Museum’s superb collection of illuminated manuscripts, this major exhibition— the first of its kind in North America—will explore the complex social role of monsters in the Middle Ages. Medieval Monsters will lead visitors through three sections based on the ways monsters functioned in medieval societies. “Terrors” explores how monsters enhanced the aura of those in power, be they rulers, knights, or saints. A second section, “Aliens,” demonstratesView more
Free; exhibition ticket required. Limit 25.
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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Gallery Talk: Medieval Monsters Tue/Sep 10, 12:00, Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Gallery. Jennifer DePrizio, director of interpretation, leads a gallery discussion highlighting the ways in which monsters were used in the Middle Ages to instill fear, maintain power, and explain natural phenomena. Free; ticket required. Limit 25.
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