The Barberini Tapestries: Spotlight on Conservation

MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
3 PM – 5 PM

This behind-the-scenes tour will focus on the spectacular Barberini “Life of Christ” tapestries and their relationship the Cathedral’s world-renowned Textile Conservation Laboratory. Participants will get to speak with exhibition co-curator and Director of the Textile Lab, Marlene Eidelheit; see these prized objects displayed side-by-side in nearly overlapping fashion; and explore the artistic and political dynamics that influenced their creation.

Purchase Tickets