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Michael C. Carlos Museum

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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.

Thursday October 6, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
CL Critic Okla Jones III Recommends:  At Emory, you can explore the material, production, and... [click here for more]
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Sunday September 18, 2022 02:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $20-$30,
Categories: workshop

Ages 8-12

Atlanta quilter Zachary Francois is inspired by the work of Black artists from many different cultures and time periods. In this workshop, Zachary will lead children on an exploration of geometric shapes and patterns found in Kuba textiles and other works of art the ... [click here for more]

Saturday September 17, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $120-$150 ,
Caddo potter Chase Kahwinhut Earles digs clay along the banks of the Red River between Texas and Oklahoma and tempers it with freshwater mussel shells. He hand-builds his pieces using the coil method, burnishes them with smooth stones, and engraves their carbonized surface after pit-firing. Spend th... [click here for more]

Sunday August 21, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
The Carlos Museum is offering free admission on June 19 in honor of Juneteenth, July 17, and August 21. Members of the public may visit free of charge. Free admission to the museum allows visitors to experience the permanent collection galleries as well as the special exhibition Indigo Prayers: A Cr... [click here for more]

Tuesday August 9, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
CL Critic Okla Jones Recommends: While searching her lineage in West Africa, Charmaine... [click here for more]
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Sunday July 17, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
The Carlos Museum is offering free admission on June 19 in honor of Juneteenth,July17,andAugust21. Membersofthepublicmayvisitfreeofcharge. Free admission to the museum allows visitors to experience the permanent collection galleries as well as the special exhibition Indigo Prayers: A Creation Story.... [click here for more]

Sunday July 10, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
CL Critic Okla Jones Recommends: While searching her lineage in West Africa, Charmaine... [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Sunday June 19, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
The Carlos Museum is offering free admission on June 19 in honor of Juneteenth, July17, and August21. Members of the public may visit free of charge. Free admission to the museum allows visitors to experience the permanent collection galleries as well as the special exhibition Indigo Prayers: A Crea... [click here for more]

Saturday June 18, 2022 05:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $25-$50,
Celebrate Juneteenth with Atlanta artist Charmaine Minniefield, whose recent work is featured in the exhibition Indigo Prayers: A Creation Story. The evening begins with a gallery talk in the exhibition at the Carlos. Afterward, participants will board a private coach and travel to the King Historic... [click here for more]

Friday May 6, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
CL Critic Doug DeLoach Recommends: The Emory Chamber Music Society’s final Cooke Noontime Concert... [click here for more]

Saturday March 19, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Charmaine Minniefield was inspired by her time in the Gambia, West Africa searching for her grandmother's ancestral lines by following the encoded messages hidden within her cultural identity. The resulting body of work builds on an ongoing exploration of the Ring Shout, a traditional African-Americ... [click here for more]

Saturday March 19, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
On March 19, the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University will present the exhibition, Indigo Prayers: A Creation Story, a series of paintings by local Atlanta artist, Charmaine Minniefield, inspired by her time in the Gambia, West Africa searching for her grandmother's ancestral lines. The res... [click here for more]

Thursday March 3, 2022 07:30 PM EST
In her work, Atlanta artist Amie Esslinger explores and expands on the hidden elements of the physical world, highlighting apparent contradictions between order and disorder, observable and unobservable, beauty and monstrosity to emphasize the richness, potential, and threat of the physical. In this... [click here for more]

Saturday January 29, 2022 12:00 AM EST
And I Must Scream is an incredible, thought-provoking show that features photographs, sculptures, paintings, drawings, and site-specific installations from ten local, national and international contemporary artists. Employing monstrous, grotesque, and humanoid figures and forms, the works engage fiv... [click here for more]

Friday November 5, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, the Carlos Museum is offering free admission on select Fridays this November. Members of the public may visit free of charge on November 5, 12, and 19. Visitors will be able to experience all of the permanent collection galleries as well as special... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 6, 2021 07:30 PM EDT
Named "Best New Opera of 2021" by the Music Critics Association of North America, The Industry's Sweet Land is a grotesque historical pageant that disrupts the dominant narrative of American identity. On October 6th, an outdoor screening of the filmed version of Sweet Land will be held on Emory's ... [click here for more]

Friday October 1, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features more than two dozen mixed-media sculptures, wall hangings, and large-scale installation works by indigenous contemporary artists Marie Watt (Seneca, Scottish, German) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hi... [click here for more]

Thursday September 30, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features more than two dozen mixed-media sculptures, wall hangings, and large-scale installation works by indigenous contemporary artists Marie Watt (Seneca, Scottish, German) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hi... [click here for more]

Wednesday September 29, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features more than two dozen mixed-media sculptures, wall hangings, and large-scale installation works by indigenous contemporary artists Marie Watt (Seneca, Scottish, German) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hi... [click here for more]

Tuesday September 28, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features more than two dozen mixed-media sculptures, wall hangings, and large-scale installation works by indigenous contemporary artists Marie Watt (Seneca, Scottish, German) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hi... [click here for more]

Sunday September 26, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features more than two dozen mixed-media sculptures, wall hangings, and large-scale installation works by indigenous contemporary artists Marie Watt (Seneca, Scottish, German) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hi... [click here for more]

Saturday September 25, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features more than two dozen mixed-media sculptures, wall hangings, and large-scale installation works by indigenous contemporary artists Marie Watt (Seneca, Scottish, German) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hi... [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
The Michael C. Carlos Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September 18, 2021, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 17th annual Museum Day, a national celebration in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Instit... [click here for more]

Saturday March 28, 2020 12:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: Free-$10,
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. Visit Acker... [click here for more]

Saturday March 28, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: Free-$10,
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. Visit Acker... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 24, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. Enjoy after... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 24, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. Enjoy after... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 24, 2020 01:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: Free-$12,
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. The Tibetan... [click here for more]

Sunday March 22, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. Every day m... [click here for more]

Sunday March 22, 2020 01:00 PM EDT
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. Rangoli, gr... [click here for more]

Thursday March 19, 2020 08:00 AM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $65-$85,
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. As part of ... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 17, 2020 05:30 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $65-$85,
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. As part of ... [click here for more]

Monday March 16, 2020 07:30 PM EDT
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. What is ‘cl... [click here for more]

Sunday March 15, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $15-$20,
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. From his wo... [click here for more]

Saturday March 14, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. In an immen... [click here for more]

Saturday March 14, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
The Carlos Museum is open, and our standard operating hours remain unchanged. However, in accordance with current Emory University policy, docent-led tours have been canceled through the end of May, and our programs have been canceled or rescheduled. Visit carlos.emory.edu for updates. In an immen... [click here for more]

Sunday March 8, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $20-$30,
Author Vicky Shecter will read from her latest book about six historical rebel queens and then lead a tour the galleries to explore images and stories of warrior women across the collections. After the tour, children will create their own warrior shields with artist Ana Vizurraga. For children age... [click here for more]

Wednesday March 4, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Join Curator of Works on Paper Andi McKenzie for a gallery talk on the etchings and drawings by the German surrealist Unica Zürn in the exhibition This Strange Presence.

This program is free and open to the public, but space is limited, and online registration is required.

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Sunday March 1, 2020 04:00 PM EST
Categories: Museum In a lecture titled “Marketing Gods: Mediating Divinity in the Bazaars of Banaras,” Andy Rotman, Professor of Religion and South Asian Studies at Smith College examines the ways that gods have functioned like brands in the bazaar—defining reputations, what it means to be reputable... [click here for more]

Sunday March 1, 2020 04:00 PM EST
In 2002, India embarked on a plan to brand itself for investment and tourism with its “Incredible India” campaign, which brought together every government sector to market the nation. This was the beginning of “Brand India.” Now, after a huge influx of multinational products and advertising and a p... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 25, 2020 04:00 PM EST
Categories: Museum

Former Emory professor and current president of Middlebury College, Laurie Patton, discusses her new book Who Owns Religion? Scholars and Their Publics in the Late 20th Century, published by University of Chicago Press.

This lecture is co-sponsored by Emory's Department of Middl... [click here for more]

Monday February 24, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $40-$60,
In Palace of Illusions, award-winning author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni recasts the Mahabharata through the eyes of Panchaali (Draupadi), the fire-born heroine of the great epic. Married to five royal husbands, brothers who have been cheated out of their father's kingdom, Panchaali aids their quest ... [click here for more]

Sunday February 23, 2020 01:00 PM EST
Categories: Kids and Family In 1967, Anant Pai started a comic book company called Amar Chitra Katha (“immortal picture stories” in Hindi), to retell classical works of Indian literature such as the Ramayana and the Mahabharata in a contemporary, child-friendly format. Whether you’ve grown up with A... [click here for more]

Sunday February 23, 2020 01:00 PM EST
In 1967, Anant Pai started a comic book company called Amar Chitra Katha (“immortal picture stories” in Hindi), to retell classical works of Indian literature such as the Ramayana and the Mahabharata in a contemporary, child-friendly format. Whether you’ve grown up with ACK or are experiencing them ... [click here for more]

Friday February 21, 2020 03:00 PM EST
Anthony Grafton considers the meaning and relevance of margin notes found in Renaissance texts. In this period, educated readers went through their texts pen in hand. They underlining passages, adding references to names and short summaries in the margins, and interpreting or responding to the text.... [click here for more]

Friday February 21, 2020 03:00 PM EST
Categories: Museum

In a lecture titled "Images in the Margins: Renaissance Readers Draw the Meanings of their Texts," Anthony Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor at Princeton, considers the meaning and relevance of margin notes found in Renaissance texts.

In this period, educated readers we... [click here for more]

Thursday February 20, 2020 06:00 PM EST
Heather Hyde Minor, Professor of Art History at the University of Notre Dame will present a lecture on Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "Lost Book." Piranesi was an 18th century artist famous for his architectural etchings of Rome.

Recommended Parking: Oxford Road Parking Deck Fishburne Parking Deck

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Wednesday February 19, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Join Curator of Greek and Roman Art Ruth Allen for a gallery talk titled ‘“Not the Classical Ideal‘: Unconventional Bodies and Bad Behaviors in Greek and Roman Art.”

This event is free and open to the Emory community and the public, but space is limited and online registration is required.

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Tuesday February 18, 2020 04:00 PM EST
Categories: Museum

Enjoy afternoon tea and scones as Curator of African Art Amanda Hellman discusses how Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, traveled to Africa.

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Tuesday February 18, 2020 04:00 PM EST
Enjoy afternoon tea and scones as Curator of African Art Amanda Hellman discusses how Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, traveled to Africa. [click here for more]

Saturday February 15, 2020 09:00 AM EST
Categories: Kids and Family In this story from Kerala, India, children will hear about some of the amazing feats of Hanuman, monkey god and a hero of the Indian epic the Ramayana, before exploring the exhibition Transcendent Deities of India and another gallery that may be surprising, then head to t... [click here for more]

Saturday February 15, 2020 09:00 AM EST
In this story from Kerala, India, children will hear about some of the amazing feats of Hanuman, monkey god and a hero of the Indian epic the Ramayana, before exploring the exhibition Transcendent Deities of India and another gallery that may be surprising, then head to the studio to make jewel-encr... [click here for more]

Friday February 14, 2020 12:00 PM EST
The next installment of ECMSA Beethoven 2020 features Sissi Zhang on violin, Roy Harran on cello and William Ransom on piano. Beethoven works to be performed are the Variations for Cello, Violin Sonata No.3 and the Romance in G. ECMSA “Beethoven 2020” is a major year-long celebration of the 250th ... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 12, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Categories: Arts and Culture In a conversation titled “Guising as God,” Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger of Emory’s Department of Religion and Harshita Mruthinti Kamath of the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies discuss the practice of vesham, using clothing and ornamentation to guise an... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 12, 2020 07:30 PM EST
In a conversation titled “Guising as God,” Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger of Emory’s Department of Religion and Harshita Mruthinti Kamath of the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies discuss the practice of vesham, using clothing and ornamentation to guise and disguise, across a range of... [click here for more]

Sunday February 9, 2020 02:00 PM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $15-$20,
Categories: Kids and Family The inexpensive and widely produced lithographic prints of Raja Ravi Varma featured in the exhibition Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine made it possible for many families to have images of the Hindu deities in their homes for the first t... [click here for more]

Sunday February 9, 2020 02:00 PM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $15-$20,
The inexpensive and widely produced lithographic prints of Raja Ravi Varma featured in the exhibition Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine made it possible for many families to have images of the Hindu deities in their homes for the first time. After exploring these i... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 4, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Old Kingdom Egypt is famous for its pyramids and kings, but beyond the royal monuments, how was the state actually run? Who had power and how was it being used? In a lecture titled "Power in Death: Mastabas and Provincial Elite Power in Old Kingdom Egypt," Dr. Jessica Tomkins, visiting assistant pro... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 4, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Old Kingdom Egypt is famous for its pyramids and kings, but beyond the royal monuments, how was the state actually run? Who had power and how was it being used? In a lecture titled "Power in Death: Mastabas and Provincial Elite Power in Old Kingdom Egypt," Dr. Jessica Tomkins, visiting assistant pro... [click here for more]

Monday February 3, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $25-$40,
US Poet Laureate Billy Collins describes Amit Majmudar’s work as “nothing less than a torrent of poetic inventiveness driven by the inexhaustible poetic energy.” In Dothead, nuclear radiologist, novelist, and former poet laureate of Ohio, Amit Majmudar asserts claims of both the self and the other. ... [click here for more]

Friday January 31, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Enjoy musical bedtime stories performed by the Vega String Quartet with some hot chocolate and marshmallows—and if you like, wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. [click here for more]

Sunday January 26, 2020 01:00 PM EST
Categories: Kids and Family Photographer Manjari Sharma worked with artisans in India to assemble massive dioramas as settings for her photographs of Hindu deities featured in the exhibition Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine. Children will look closely look at the ... [click here for more]

Thursday January 23, 2020 08:00 AM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $65-$85,
As part of Emory’s Human Health and the Arts initiative, the Carlos Museum invites you to begin or end your day with yoga, surrounded by Manjari’s Sharma’s large-scale images of Lakshmi, Vishnu, Shiva and other Hindu gods and goddesses in the exhibition Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Oc... [click here for more]

Tuesday January 21, 2020 07:30 PM EST
Artist Abhishek Singh will discuss the painting of the elephant-headed deity Ganesha he created at various locations around the city, from the imagery taken from Indian religion and culture and his experiences caring for elephants to the experiences with students and members of the Atlanta community... [click here for more]

Tuesday January 21, 2020 05:30 PM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $65-$85,
As part of Emory's Embodied: A Celebration of Human Health and the Arts initiative, the Carlos Museum invites you to begin or end your day with yoga, surrounded by Manjari’s Sharma’s large-scale images of Lakshmi, Vishnu, Shiva and other Hindu gods and goddesses in the exhibition Transcendent Deitie... [click here for more]

Sunday December 15, 2019 04:00 PM EST
Categories: Kids

Old St. Nick himself returns to the Carlos to introduce some of his favorite classical works and give treats to good listeners.

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

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Sunday December 15, 2019 04:00 PM EST
Old St. Nick himself returns to the Carlos to introduce some of his favorite classical works and give treats to good listeners.

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

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Saturday December 14, 2019 10:00 AM EST
Categories: Kids Under the image of a painting of the Jain cosmic man, children will hear the story of Mahavira, the twenty-fourth spiritual leader of the Jain religion, who was born a prince in India more than 2,600 years ago. He gave up his earthly possessions and lived a life devoted to teaching ... [click here for more]

Saturday December 7, 2019 09:30 AM EST
Explore the innovative impulse of humankind and the beginnings of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math throughout time and across the globe at the Carlos Museum. In this interactive workshop, educators will learn about the innovations of ancient American, Egyptian, Greek and Roman, and M... [click here for more]

Friday December 6, 2019 12:00 PM EST
Some of Emory’s most outstanding undergraduate students from the Department of Music perform in this annual showcase of Emory talent.

Recommended parking: Fishburne Parking Deck, Oxford Road Parking Deck

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Friday December 6, 2019 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 ... [click here for more]

Thursday December 5, 2019 05:30 PM EST
Poet and Emory University Distinguished Professor Kevin Young will read from his most recent book of poetry, “Brown.” A reception will precede the reading, and a book signing will follow. Young, who served as curator of literary collections and the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at the Rose Library... [click here for more]

Tuesday December 3, 2019 04:00 PM EST
In 2010, the late Thalia N. Carlos purchased a 5th-century BC red-figure column krater with an image of Orpheus among the Thracians in honor of Atlanta Symphony Director Robert Spano. Enjoy afternoon tea and scones as Curator of Greek and Roman Art Ruth Allen discusses the story of Orpheus and its... [click here for more]

Sunday November 24, 2019 01:00 PM EST
Categories: Kids and Families The allegorical prints in the special exhibition Through a Glass, Darkly were made with intaglio techniques in which the image was incised or scratched into a copper plate or other surface before inking the plate, layering with paper, and running through an etching pres... [click here for more]

Thursday November 21, 2019 06:00 PM EST
The Art History Department presents an Endowed Lecture by James Meyer, Curator of Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. "The End of the Sixties: Kerry James Marshall's Mementos." Following the lecture Dr. Meyer will sign his new book "The Art of Return: The Sixties and Contemp... [click here for more]

Tuesday November 19, 2019 07:30 PM EST
Minor White provocatively declared “candid” photography a “dead end.” White’s alternative to the subject “caught unawares” was what he called the “camera-conscious” approach. In a lecture titled “From Expression to Creation: Minor White’s Staged Photography,” Todd Cronan, associate professor of Art ... [click here for more]

Tuesday November 19, 2019 07:30 PM EST
Minor White provocatively declared “candid” photography a “dead end.” White’s alternative to the subject “caught unawares” was what he called the “camera-conscious” approach. In a lecture titled “From Expression to Creation: Minor White’s Staged Photography,” Todd Cronan, associate professor of Art ... [click here for more]

Sunday November 17, 2019 02:00 PM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $15-$20,
Categories: Kids The painting of the Jain cosmic man on view in the Asian galleries is a visual representation of the Jain conception of the universe. Children will look closely at the painting, exploring the various realms inhabited by humans and other beings. Then they will move to the studio to c... [click here for more]

Sunday November 17, 2019 02:00 PM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $15-$20,
The painting of the Jain cosmic man on view in the Asian galleries beginning October 12 is a visual representation of the Jain conception of the universe. Children will look closely at the painting, exploring the various realms inhabited by humans and other beings. Then they will move to the studio ... [click here for more]

Saturday November 16, 2019 10:00 AM EST
Categories: Kids The story of Princess Gie Gie and her long daily trek for water is based on high-fashion model Georgie Badiel’s childhood experience growing up in Burkina Faso. After hearing the story and looking closely at a Makonde water vessel, a finely-decorated clay vessel from Mozambique, chi... [click here for more]

Friday November 15, 2019 07:30 PM EST
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $15-$25,
Around the same time that the Netherlandish artists featured in Through A Glass, Darkly were mastering the art of engraving, Netherlandish distillers were perfecting genever, a distilled malt spirit (moutwijn) flavored with juniper berries (jeneverbes), the national spirit of the Netherlands, from w... [click here for more]

Friday November 15, 2019 01:00 PM EST
After visiting the exhibition Through a Glass, Darkly: Faith and Allegory in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt for inspiration, drop by the Tate Room to try your hand at drypoint etching. Incise your own design into the surface of a plate and run it through the press to create ... [click here for more]

Friday November 15, 2019 12:00 PM EST
Violinist Emily Uematsu, recent winner of the Parnassus Society Award, makes her Atlanta debut performing works by Bach, Ravel, and Esa-Pekka Salonen. [click here for more]

Tuesday November 5, 2019 04:00 PM EST
Between 1988 and 1991, the Emory University Museum of Art and Archaeology was transformed by the acquisition of more than 1,300 works of ancient American art from the collection of Carol and William C. Thibadeau, which resulted in the 1993 expansion of the museum. The Thibadeau family continues to e... [click here for more]

Saturday November 2, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $120 -$160,
Sign Up Engraving requires a single tool— the burin— to make intaglio prints of astounding clarity. The engraved line is unique in its brilliance and energy. A skilled engraver has complete mastery of every aspect of lineStudents will learn tool sharpening, image development, techniques for transfer... [click here for more]

Saturday October 26, 2019 06:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: Free-$5,
Categories: Kids In the Disney Pixar animated film Coco, Miguel journeys to the Land of the Dead accompanied by the street dog Dante, a type of Mexican hairless dog known as a Xoloitzcuintle. Visit the Art of the Americas galleries before the film to see ancient West Mexican ceramic versions of thes... [click here for more]

Thursday October 24, 2019 07:30 PM EDT
Through a Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt explores the centrality of visual allegory to the religious culture of the Low Countries. The term allegory—etymologically, “other speaking”—alludes to a process whereby images of persons, objects,... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 23, 2019 07:30 PM EDT
Join contemporary art collector Lindsay Marshall, Curator of Works on Paper Andi McKenzie, and PhD candidate in Emory's Art History Department Catherine Barth for a conversation about the life and work of photographer Minor White. Marshall was an early collector of White’s work and of others in his ... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 23, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
join Dr. Walter S. Melion, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History at Emory University in Atlanta, Director of Emory’s Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, and co-curator of Through A Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt, as he leads leads vi... [click here for more]

Sunday October 20, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Categories: Kids

Gary Motley and his trio introduces young audiences to the quintessential American musical art form in this fun and interactive performance.

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

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Saturday October 19, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Categories: Kids In the Art of the Americas Galleries, sitting beneath a pair of jade earspools in the shape of waterlilies, children will hear Maya Christina Gonzalez’s story of a young girl who loves rivers, illustrated in the same blue and green colors of water and jade. Children will move to th... [click here for more]

Tuesday October 8, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
In 2018, the Carlos Museum received the Senusret Collection from the Georges Ricard Foundation. The collection of approximately 1,500 objects includes Late Period coffins with mummies, gilded funerary masks, finely crafted bronze statuettes, and a collection of ancient glass. Enjoy afternoon tea and... [click here for more]

Sunday October 6, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Resistance to allegory is as old as allegory itself. We may prefer what is clear to what is obscure, what is easy to what is difficult. But Netherlanders in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries loved allegory. In a lecture titled “Why can’t things be just as they are?”: On the Work and Reward o... [click here for more]

Sunday October 6, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $15-$20,
Categories: Kids

Artist Ana Vizurraga will lead children on an exploration of the Carlos collections, sketchbooks in hand, looking at designs and patterns to translate onto locally sourced gourds using “pyrography”—drawing with fire!

For elementary school-aged children. Space is limited, and onlin... [click here for more]

Sunday September 29, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Categories: Kids and Family Explore the moccasins in the Native North American gallery with the guide Check Out These Kicks and play the memory game Match the Mocs, both developed by 2019 Emory graduate Klamath Henry (Shasta/Tuscarora). Then, come down to the studio to decorate your own miniature ki... [click here for more]

Saturday September 28, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Categories: Kids and Family Under the gaze of a Greek lion, children will hear the fables of “The Lion and the Mouse” and “The Fox and the Mask” as told by Aesop in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago. After looking for lions, mice, and theater masks in the galleries, children will head to the ... [click here for more]

Sunday September 22, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
Michael C. Carlos Museum Cost: $15-$20,
Categories: Kids and Family In the Ptolemaic Period of ancient Egypt, the vulture headdress was worn by royal women to show their connection with the goddesses. Artist Pam Beagle-Daresta used felt and possibly a bit of magic to design a vulture headdress that children can make and then wear them hom... [click here for more]

Thursday September 19, 2019 07:30 PM EDT
Join a panel of conservators for a discussion about the examination and treatment of a 19th-century Indian painting depicting the Jain cosmos in human form. In preparation for its display, the team has been treating this painting on view in the John Howett Works on Paper Gallery since mid-August. Th... [click here for more]

Wednesday September 18, 2019 07:30 PM EDT
Join Dr. Walter S. Melion, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History at Emory University in Atlanta, Director of Emory’s Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, and co-curator of Through A Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt, as he leads leads vi... [click here for more]

Friday September 13, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
“Performance is the beginning and the endpoint of the Iliad.” —Stanley Lombardo The Carlos Museum and Theater Emory present a live, three-day reading of Homer’s Iliad, a story of “raging anger and its human toll.” Over three days, 26 readers will perform all 24 books of the epic poem using Stanley... [click here for more]
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Thursday April 15, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Online Event Cost: Free,
Join American Excavations Samothrace, the Michael C. Carlos Museum, and the National Endowment for the Humanities for a 2-day symposium presenting the results of an NEH-sponsored collaborative research project centered on the famous Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace and its place in the ancient Gr... [click here for more]
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