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Express Talk: The Monkey Band

June 29, 2016
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Why did anthropomorphic monkeys capture the imaginations of upper-crust Europeans in the 18th century? During this interactive gallery talk we will consider these furry figurines, what they meant then, and how they resonate today.

Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, Music Stand for the Monkey Band, c. 1765.