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Drink and Prosper

Where
Special Exhibitions Gallery
When
April 1  –  August 24, 2015
Three words neatly convey that we drink not only to survive but for many reasons: to pay homage, to seal deals, to perform marriages, to cultivate diplomacy, even to commune with the Divine.

Three words neatly convey that we drink not only to survive but for many reasons: to pay homage, to seal deals, to perform marriages, to cultivate diplomacy, even to commune with the Divine.

This special exhibition juxtaposes similar and strikingly different shapes and highlights commonalities and variations in drinking traditions across many centuries and cultures represented in the three collections of the Dumbarton Oaks Museum.