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Distinguished Fellow Lecture - Miraculous Things: The Culture of Consumerism in the Renaissance

Distinguished Fellow Lecture - Miraculous Things: The Culture of Consumerism in the Renaissance
Feb 07, 2018

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

Martha Howell, professor of history at Columbia University and the R. Stanton Avery Distinguished Fellow, discusses the meaning attached to goods—both humble and luxurious—during the Renaissance. The era is considered by many to be the first age of commercial globalism. Free; no reservations required. Rothenberg Hall

 

Pre-lecture dining: Chef's selection of small plates with beer and wine will be available for purchase in the Rose Hills Garden Court prior to this lecture, beginning at 6 p.m.

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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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