20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903

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Art Shots: A Secret History of Museum Objects

January 16, 2014, 7 – 7:30 pm
Benefit Street Entrance
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Some of the RISD Museum’s objects experience quite an adventure before arriving in the galleries. Join Kathryn Howley (Brown University PhD ‘15 Egyptology) as she uncovers the varied, interesting and sometimes scandalous life stories of ancient objects. What happens after their original use ends? Where do they reside and what do they do before being displayed in a museum case?

Explore art and design through gallery talks spanning centuries and cultures from the perspective of student artists and art historians. Free.

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