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Object Talk / “Portable Altar in a Carrying Case” with Sophie Haward (OC 2027)

Friday, March 15, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Object Talk / “Portable Altar in a Carrying Case” with Sophie Haward (OC 2027)

Friday, March 15, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sophie Haward (OC 2027) leads an informal discussion on Jacopo Ligozzi’s Portable Altar in a Carrying Case (Christ on the Mount of Olives).

This event is part of our Object Talk series, during which the Allen’s Gallery Guides give informal talks on their favorite objects in the collection. We hope to see you there!

Please meet in the King Sculpture Court.

Access Statement:
This talk will be held in a wheelchair- and rolling walker-accessible building with wheelchair-accessible restrooms. The talk will be in the galleries on the main floor; gallery seating is limited, and camp stools are available by the back entrance. Restrooms are gender-specific; visitors are invited to use the restroom of their preference. No listening devices or ASL interpretation will be available at this event. This event will not be recorded. Please email access questions to Jill Greenwood, jgreenwo@oberlin.edu.

Jacopo Ligozzi (Italian, 1547–1626), Portable Altar in a Carrying Case (Christ on the Mount of Olives), 1608. Ebony, ebonized wood, and hardstones; oil on copper; silver mounts; case of painted wood with metal fittings. R. T. Miller Jr. Fund, 1958.1.

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