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Michael C. Carlos Museum

3d8f7 Urbex Emory Carlosmuseum
Call: (404) 727-4282 or visit www.carlos.emory.edu
The building, designed by star-chitect Michael Graves, houses the Southeast's largest collection of ancient art from Egypt, Greece, Rome and Central America.

Family Concert: Old Saint Nick

Sunday December 16, 2018 04:00 pm EST
Categories: Family

The Carlos Museum and the Emory Chamber music Society of Atlanta welcome St. Nicholas himself to introduce and enjoy some of his favorite classical works and lead a sing-a-long. He’ll also bring along some early holiday treats for good listeners.

Cost: Free

Children’s Workshop: Krishna Dancing on the Head of Kaliya

Sunday December 9, 2018 02:00 pm EST
Teaching artist Gauri Misra-Deshpande will share the story of Krishna defeating Kaliya, a 100-headed snake king, depicted in a gold-embellished painting from India, then work with children to create a collaborative collage illustrating Krishna’s divine protection of the Yamuna River. Children will l...
Cost: $15 - $20

Children's Workshop: Kirshna Dancing on the Head of Kaliya

Sunday December 9, 2018 02:00 pm EST
Categories: Family Teaching artist Gauri Misra-Deshpande will share the story of Krishna defeating Kaliya, a 100-headed snake king, depicted in a gold-embellished painting from India, then work with children to create a collaborative collage illustrating Krishna’s divine protection of the Yamuna Riv...
Cost: Fee: $15 for Carlos Museum members; $20 for nonmembers.

Carlos Museum Bookshop Holiday Sale

Saturday December 8, 2018 10:00 am EST
Visit the Carlos Museum Bookshop for its annual two-day holiday sale, when all merchandise (including sale and bargain books) will be discounted 20%. Come browse shelves filled with books for all ages on art, history, world cultures, religion, folktales, myths, contemporary world fiction, graphic ...
Cost: No Cover

Carlos Museum Bookshop Holiday Sale

Friday December 7, 2018 10:00 am EST
Visit the Carlos Museum Bookshop for its annual two-day holiday sale, when all merchandise (including sale and bargain books) will be discounted 20%. Come browse shelves filled with books for all ages on art, history, world cultures, religion, folktales, myths, contemporary world fiction, graphic ...
Cost: No Cover

Student Studio

Wednesday December 5, 2018 01:00 pm EST
As exams near, Hindu students around the world pray to Ganesha. View the 9th-century sandstone image of the beloved elephant-headed deity in the museum’s Asian gallery, then participate in the Indian tradition of making “leaf Ganeshas.”

This event is free.

Cost: Free

Artful Stories: Gilgamesh the King

Saturday November 17, 2018 10:00 am EST
Carved onto clay tablets in Mesopotamia over 5000 years ago, the story of the cruel King Gilgamesh and the beast-man Enkidu still captivates listeners today. Children will hear Ludmila Zeman’s beautifully illustrated version of this ancient tale of friendship in the newly reinstalled galleries and t...
Cost: Free

Near Eastern Poetry Reading

Tuesday November 13, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization, was also the birthplace of poetry. The first “published” poet was Enheduanna, priestess of Inanna and daughter of Sargon the Great. Her poems, and those composed by the men and women of Babylonia and Assyria in the ensuing centuries, inscribed in cuneiform sc...
Cost: Free

Near Eastern Poetry Reading

Tuesday November 13, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization, was also the birthplace of poetry. The first “published” poet was Enheduanna, priestess of Inanna and daughter of Sargon the Great. Her poems, and those composed by the men and women of Babylonia and Assyria in the ensuing centuries, inscribed in cuneiform sc...
Cost: Free

Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Poetry of the Great War

Sunday November 11, 2018 04:00 pm EST
"Stand in the Trench, Achilles, Flame-capped and shout for me." Patrick Shaw-Stewart's allusion to Iliad 18 transports a grief-stricken Achilles to the shores of Gallipoli. For British poets searching for a means to express the horror and heroism of the Great War, the shared cultural heritage of an ...
Cost: Free

Divine Felines Gallery Talk

Sunday November 4, 2018 01:00 pm EST
Don’t miss the last opportunity to tour the exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt with Melinda Hartwig, curator of ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern art. Space is limited,  call 404-727-6118 to register. 
Cost: Free with registration

Teen Art Workshop: Warhol Superstars

Sunday November 4, 2018 01:00 pm EST
Curator of Works on Paper Andi McKenzie leads teens on an exploration of Warhol’s Polaroid portraits in Chimera: Andy Warhol through the 1980s before handing them their own instant cameras. Playing with framing, poses, and expression, teens will make portraits of each other and themselves in the stu...
Cost: $55 for Carlos Museum members; $65 for nonmembers and includes the cost of the instant camera.

Warhol Exhibition Viewing and Velvet Underground Film Screening

Saturday November 3, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join Curator of Works on Paper Andi McKenzie for a look at Chimera: Andy Warhol through the 1980s followed at 8 p.m. by a screening of Warhol’s Velvet Underground films with Lou Reed, curated by Atlanta film scholar and founder of Film Love Andy Ditzler.
Cost: Free

Film Love presents 'Chimera: Andy Warhol through the 1980s'

Saturday November 3, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Films at 8:00 pm | FREE

Exhibition viewing of Chimera: Andy Warhol through the 1980s from 7:00 to 8:00 pm Film event curated and hosted by Andy Ditzler

Powered equally by Lou Reed’s visionary songs, John Cale’s training in hardcore minimalism, the onrushing rhythm guitars of Reed and Sterling Morr...
Cost: Free

Benario Lecture: "Penelope as Paradigm: Weaving and Unweaving the Text in Ovid"

Thursday November 1, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Barbara Weiden Boyd, Henry Winkler Professor of Latin and Greek at Bowdoin College, delivers the eighth annual Benario Lecture in Roman Studies titled “Penelope as Paradigm: Weaving and Unweaving the Text in Ovid.”
Cost: Free

Mummies, Milkshakes, and Meows

Saturday October 27, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Mummies and Milkshakes moves outside! Explore cat and dog mummies in the exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, visit “very” old friends like Lady Tanakhtnettahat and the Old Kingdom Mummy in the Egyptian galleries, then get cozy on the Emory Quadrangle with your blankets or lawn chairs. ...
Cost: Free-$5

Laszlo-Excalibur Lecture: Daniel Mendelsohn on An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

Thursday October 25, 2018 07:29 pm EDT
Renowned critic and classicist Daniel Mendelsohn gives the annual Laszlo-Excalibur Lecture on An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic, his deeply moving memoir of a father and son’s transformative journey reading and reliving Homer’s epic masterpiece. An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic and ...
Cost: Free for museum members, $5 for nonmembers

Mummies and Mixers

Wednesday October 24, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Mummies and Mixers is back with new frights and delights brought to you by master storyteller Barry Stewart Mann. Spooky tunes and mouthwatering bites from Atlanta's favorite caterers will accompany face painting by Liquid Sky Entertainment while you capture a GIF of your bewitching costume with Smi...
Cost: $35-$50

AntiquiTEA

Tuesday October 23, 2018 04:00 pm EDT
Art history graduate student Abbey Hafer discusses works in the collection by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, the prolific 18th-century printmaker celebrated for his views of Roman ruins, fantastical reconstructions of the ancient city, and large printed volumes of text and image.
Cost: Free

Cooke Noontime Concert: Momoro Ono

Friday October 19, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Virtuoso pianist Momoro Ono has appeared with the Baltimore and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras and given a solo recital at the Kennedy Center. Ono has also performed chamber music in Scotland and Japan. A prize winner at numerous major competitions, he is on the faculty at Creighton University.
Cost: Free

Ancient Americas lecture

Thursday October 18, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
In a lecture titled “Touch and Tactility in Maya Art,” Megan O’Neil, assistant professor of Art History and curator of art of the Americas, discusses ways in which the sense of touch is invoked or stimulated in ancient Maya art, writing, and the experience of things. Looking at the pictorial, epigra...
Cost: Free
571 South Kilgo Circle N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-4282
carlos.emory.edu