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Virtual Lunchtime Lecture

Two triangle-shaped gold bejeweled earrings, one above the other pointing in opposite directions

Pair of Brooches, before 1916. Africa, North Africa, Algeria. Silver gilt, diamonds, rubies; each: w. 14 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Education Art Collection, Gift of J. H. Wade, 1916.262

Arts of North Africa: New Findings at the CMA

Speaker: Helina Gebremedhen, Leigh and Mary Carter Director’s Research Fellow 

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual
Virtual Program
Free; ticket required. Guests receive the Zoom link on their confirmation email once they reserve a ticket.

About The Event

Join CMA staff for a quick bite of art history. Every first Tuesday of each month, hear from curators, conservators, scholars, and other museum staff for 30-minute talks on objects currently on display in the museum galleries.

Have you ever wondered how new discoveries about art are made? Helina Gebremedhen, Leigh and Mary Carter Director’s Research Fellow, takes you behind the scenes of a current research project examining beautiful textiles and fine jewelry from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, highlighting exciting new insights in the fields of Judaica and African art.


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