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DECEMBER, 2013

Lecture: To Write or Knot? Recent Advances in the Study of Andean Knotted Cord RecordsGary Urton, Harvard University | Thursday, December 5, 5:30 PM.

NOVEMBER, 2013

First Friday TourCelebrating Color | Friday, November 1, 3:00 PM.

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, November 2, 1:30 PM.

Saturday TalkAtlatls and the Metaphysics of Violence in Central Mexico. Andrew Finegold, Columbia University | Saturday, November 16, 3:00 PM.

OCTOBER, 2013

First Friday TourHeads and Skulls | Friday, October 4, 3:00 PM.

Saturday TalkInka and Colonial Wooden Keros: Results of A Collaborative Technical StudyEmily Kaplan, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian | Saturday, October 26, 3:00 PM. 

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, December 7, 1:30 PM.

SEPTEMBER, 2013

First Friday TourExcavated Treasures | Friday, September 6, 3:00 PM.

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, September 7, 1:30 PM.

Lecture: Pre-Columbian Art between the Ethnographic and the Surreal: Man Ray’s Imagined AmericasWendy Grossman, The Phillips Collection |  Thursday, September 26, 5:30 PM.

AUGUST, 2013

First Friday TourJade and Gold | Friday, August 2, 3:00 PM.

JULY, 2013

First Friday TourBirds and Beasts | Friday, July 5, 3:00 PM.

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, July 6, 1:30 PM.

JUNE, 2013

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, June 1, 1:30 PM.

First Friday TourWoven Textures | Friday, June 7, 3:00 PM.

Opening Reception: Inspiring Art: The Dumbarton Oaks Birthing Figure | Thursday, June 27, 5:00 - 7:00 PM.

MAY, 2013

First Friday TourFestive Drinks | Friday, May 3, 3:00 PM.

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, May 4, 1:30 PM. RSVP

Lecture: Wrinkle Face and Iguana: Companions in a Moche Epic. Christopher Donnan, UCLA | Thursday, May 16, 5:30 PM.

Special Event: Andean Weaving Demonstrations | Friday, May 17 - Sunday, May 19, 2:00 - 5:00 PM Daily.

APRIL, 2013

First Friday Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Friday, April 5, 3:00 PM.

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, April 6, 1:30 PM.

Lecture: “You Cannot Not Know History”: Philip Johnson at Dumbarton Oaks. Hilary Lewis, Independent Scholar | Thursday, April 18, 5:30 PM.

MARCH, 2013

First Friday Tour: Splendid Seashells | Friday, March 1, 3:00 PM.

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, March 2, 1:30 PM.

Lecture: Sacrificial Blood, Death, and Rebirth in Pre-Columbian Mural Painting. Maria Teresa Uriarte, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Co-sponsored by Association for Latin American Art | Friday, March 15, 5:30 PM.

Saturday Talk: Classic Maya Politicking: Perspectives from Three Monuments. Sarah Jackson, University of Cincinnati | Saturday, March 16, 3:00 PM.

FEBRUARY, 2013

First Friday Tour: Objects of Bliss | Friday, February 1, 3:00 PM.

First Saturday Walking Tour: Architectural Contrasts | Saturday, February 2, 1:30 PM.

Saturday Talk: The All-Toqapu Tunic: A Sartorial Statement of Inka Imperial Power. Andrew Hamilton, Harvard University | Saturday, February 9, 3:00 PM.

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