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Symposium—Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue, 82nd Street Entrance

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Scholars consider the rich variety of treasures assembled for courtly collections in early modern Europe.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe.

Note: Space is limited; advance registration is recommended.


Image: Gerhard Emmoser (German, active 1556–84). Celestial globe with clockwork (detail), 1579. Austrian, Vienna. Partially gilded silver, gilded brass (case); brass, steel (movement); 10 3/4 x 8 x 7 1/2 in. (27.3 x 20.3 x 19.1 cm); diameter of globe: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.636)

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