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Small Wonders: the VR Experience, Free with Museum Admission

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The Fuentidueña Chapel

The Met Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Drive

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Small Wonders: the Virtual Reality Experience

Immerse yourself inside a 16th century boxwood prayer bead and explore the intricate carvings made visible through the power of micro-computed tomography (CT scanning) and virtual reality. Produced by the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) and Seneca College School of Creative Art & Animation, this artistic and technical collaboration between Art Gallery of Ontario Conservator Lisa Ellis, and Interactive Artist/Designer Priam Givord marks the first time anyone will be able to move through, around and within one of these small wonders.

5-minute sessions are available between 10:30 am5:00 pm on the following dates:

Friday, March 31

Saturday, April 1

Sunday, April 2

Friday, May 12

Saturday, May 13

Sunday, May 14

Your session will be one of six available in a half-hour period.

Please arrive before the start of your half-hour period. We regret that we cannot hold your place if you are late.

In the Fuentidueña Chapel (Gallery 2) at The Met Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park, New York

Free with Museum admission.

All participants will be required to sign a waiver before using the equipment.

Participants must be 13 years old or older. Parental signature is required for participants under the age of 18.

Waivers will presented to registrants to sign at check-in.



This event is being offered as part of the exhibition Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures at The Met Cloisters, February 22May 21, 2017.

The exhibition is made possible by the Michel David-Weill Fund.

It is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.



Image: Rosary (detail), 1500–1539. Netherlandish. Boxwood, L: 20 7/8 in. (52.8 cm). Musée du Louvre, Département des Objects d'art, Paris. © Musée du Louvre, Photo: Craig Boyko/Ian Lefebvre

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The Met Cloisters

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