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Gallery Talk: Heroes and Villains

August 2, 2018
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Action movies, television, and comic books aren’t the only sources for epic tales of good versus evil. Museum educator Paulina Lopez leads a journey throughout the galleries that explores the fierce battles and cunning characters depicted in artwork from the collection. Join us to examine what we look for in a hero, what we fear about a villain, and how the two may be surprisingly alike. 

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Antonio Canova. Head of Medusa, c. 1801. Lacy Armour Endowment.