Family Afternoon—Knights and Armor
November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop in at any time to look, imagine, and create with theme Knights and Armor. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I.
See all sorts of cool European armor through the lens of Emperor Maximilian I’s (1459–1519) remarkable life. With 180 objects from some thirty public and private collections in Europe, the Middle East, and the United States, the most ambitious North American loan exhibition of European arms and armor in decades explore…
Explore the timeless question, how much is a piece of art worth, with sixty-two masterpieces of sixteenth-century northern European art and pricing data from sixteenth-century documents, including how many cows a work would cost. What did a tapestry cost in the sixteenth century? Goldsmith work? Stained glass? How did variables…
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared toward families with children ages 3–6, but all ages welcome. Space is limited; first come, first served.
Fabulous museum educators engage children in conversations and activities related to a few works in the vast collection. Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, singing, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life. The first Thursday of the month features music in the galleries.
See all sorts of cool European armor through the lens of Emperor Maximilian I’s (1459–1519) remarkable life. With 180 objects from some thirty public and private collections in Europe, the…More info