Latin American Baroque  in Music, Art, and Architecture

Latin American Baroque in Music, Art, and Architecture

Andrew Connors, Albuquerque Museum December 11, 2016 Baroque found its most flamboyant expression in the music, art, and architecture of the 16th – 18th century Latin America. Andrew Connors will take us on the most fascinating tour of painting, sculpture, and...
Latin American Baroque  in Music, Art, and Architecture

Great Museums of the World: Quito, Ecuador

Andrew Connors, Albuquerque Museum November 13, 2016 From the sublime to the almost ridiculous, Quito, Ecuador houses some of the most spectacular and interesting museums in the Western Hemisphere.  Because the entire old city of Quito has been named a UNESCO World...
25 Years Later:  The Former Yugoslavia Revisited

25 Years Later: The Former Yugoslavia Revisited

Dr. Melissa Bokovoy, UNM October 23, 2016 Once upon a time there was a country called Yugoslavia. Then it disappeared. A number of countries disappeared around the same time — the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Czechoslovakia — but Yugoslavia did...
Of Monuments and Kings at Tikal, Guatemala

Of Monuments and Kings at Tikal, Guatemala

Dr. Margaret Jackson, UNM October 9, 2016 Do monuments tell stories? This lecture introduces the relationship between kingship and monumental art at the site of Tikal, Guatemala. For over 1000 years, the kings and queens of Tikal created art and monuments celebrating...