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Gallery Talk: Earth and Fire—The Art of Ceramics

June 16, 2013
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

This gallery talk will examine ceramic pieces from around the world, spanning several millennia.  This journey through space and time will include drinking cups from Ancient Greece, ritual objects from the Ancient Americas, and porcelains from China, exploring the technological achievements that made these elegant objects possible.

This program is held in celebration of the Chicago Public Library's annual Adult Summer Learning Program.

Chinese. Incense Burner in the form of a Duck, Song Dynasty (960–1279). Gift of Russell Tyson.