Warnock Lecture: Joanne Pillsbury (Metropolitan Museum of Art): Block Museum - Northwestern University
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Warnock Lecture: Joanne Pillsbury (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Image: Toltec panel collected by Frederick Church
5 PM

Event Details

Date & Time:

Wed February 20, 2019
5 PM


The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208


Open to the public


“Aztecs in the Empire City: Collecting and Exhibiting Ancient American Art, 1877-1914”

Joanne Pillsbury, Andrall E. Pearson Curator of Ancient American Art, is a specialist in the art and archaeology of the Precolumbian Americas. Pillsbury earned her PhD from Columbia University. She was previously associate director of the Getty Research Institute and director of Precolumbian Studies at Dumbarton Oaks. She is the author, editor, or co-editor of numerous publications, including the three-volume Guide to Documentary Sources for Andean Studies, 1530–1900 (2008), the Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Award recipient Ancient Maya Art at Dumbarton Oaks (2012), and Past Presented: Archaeological Illustration and the Ancient Americas (2012), which was awarded the Association for Latin American Art Book Award.

Northwestern University Department of Art History presents the Warnock Lecture Series.

Contact The Block Museum of Art for more information: (847) 491-4000 or email us at block-museum@northwestern.edu