Christopher de Hamel
In his newest book, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts, world-renowned manuscript expert Christopher de Hamel explores twelve illuminated manuscripts including the Morgan Beatus. Join de Hamel for an illustrated lecture on these texts and what they tell us about nearly a thousand years of medieval history. He will trace the elaborate journeys which these exceptionally precious artifacts have made through time.
The exhibition Magnificent Gems: Medieval Treasure Bindings will open at 5:30 pm for program attendees.