Fabled Kingdoms: Luxury Arts of Peru's Northern Desert

Mayer Center Symposium

Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 1:30pm5:00pm
Hamilton Building - Lower Level
Ticketed with member discount. Purchase tickets online or call 720-913-0156.

A group of internationally recognized scholars will speak about ancient Peru's Chimu and Lambayeque states, which hosted numerous metal, ceramic and textile workshops. Their most luxurious products included gold and silver vessels and intricate tapestry garments, which were buried in lavish noble tombs.

Doors open at 1 pm.

$20 student, $45 Alianza members, $50 DAM members, $55 other.  Online registration is now closed, but at-the-door registration will be available.

For details, visit mayercenter.denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0156.

Sponsored by The Mayer Center for Pre-Columbian & Spanish Colonial Art at the Denver Art Museum.

 

Image credit: Large cup, Sicán or Chimú, about AD 800-1550, North coast, Peru. Silver. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer; 1969.303.