AMAM Video: "In the Galleries: The Goddess Shield"


March 4, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm | vimeo.com/amam

Short Description: Learn about an important new AMAM acquisition, the Goddess Shield, made in Northern India in the mid-19th century.

Extended Description: This talk will introduce an important new AMAM acquisition: the Goddess Shield. This beautifully painted shield, made in Northern India in the mid-19th century, is covered with images of warrior goddesses. But why? What did they represent? And who would have owned it? Join Kevin R. E. Greenwood, Joan L. Danforth Curator of Asian Art, for this lively presentation. | The video will appear in our Facebook feed [facebook.com/allenartmuseum], and on our Vimeo page [vimeo.com/amam]. Contact the Education Department at 440-775-8671 with any questions. | [Image: Indian, "Goddess Shield," ca. 1850–60. Iron, painted leather, and gilding. R. T. Miller Jr. Fund, 2019.10.]

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Contact: eyearsle@oberlin.edu | 6073790467 | amam.oberlin.edu

Sponsored by: Allen Memorial Art Museum

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