MOBIA Musings, a free program for visitors with dementia and their care partners or family members, provides an opportunity to engage with works of art and with one another through guided looking, discussions and activities. The program takes place on select Mondays from 2-3:30 pm when the museum is closed to the public. For more information or to register, please call 212-408-8703 or email email@example.com.
Sacred Visions: Nineteenth-Century Biblical Art from the Dahesh Museum Collection
Historically ranked at the top of the Academy’s hierarchy of genres, biblical depictions enjoyed a resurgence in the 19th-century. This renewed interest may be attributed to several factors, including the developing field of biblical archaeology and the advent of photography, which produced travel books of the Holy Land. During this century of political and religious upheaval, artists looked to the Bible to provide inspiration for contemporary circumstances.
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 2pm
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 2pm
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 2pm
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 2pm
Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum
During the later Middle Ages, England was home to a thriving art industry that produced colorful and delicate alabaster sculptures in large quantities and distributed them throughout Europe. This exhibition offers a fascinating window into the role of art in the personal and communal devotional practices of the Middle Ages.
Monday, March 24, 2014 at 2pm
Monday, April 28, 2014 at 2pm
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2pm