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Tuesdays, March 31 – April 21, 4 – 6pm

#SeeingtheBarnes

Peter Paul Rubens. Tapestry Showing the Triumph of Constantine over Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge (detail), 1623–25. Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art

$220; members $198
(4 classes)

Registration opens December 13 at 10 am.
Member presale begins December 11 at 10 am.

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About the Class

Delve into the art of tapestry, from its princely beginnings in the Middle Ages to its revival by modernist painters and patrons in the 20th century. This class will present major tapestry sets and the artists involved in their design and production, and will feature works from this spring’s Marie Cuttoli exhibition.

Capacity: 75

Instructor

Jack Hinton

Hinton is associate curator of European decorative arts and sculpture at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where his responsibilities range from medieval art and architecture to the early modern period. Hinton is currently working on an exhibition about contemporary designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec and on the book Renaissance Treasures, about the medieval and Renaissance masterpieces acquired by the museum in 1930.