Sacred Time: Medieval Art of Devotion

Sponsored by Houston Society - AIA

AIA Society Event: Houston

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Location:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77006
United States

Sacred Time - Medieval Art of Devotion

Dr. Timothy Bolton, Sotheby's Deputy Director, Specialist in Western Manuscripts 

A medieval book of hours was extremely costly and could only be afforded by the elite.  With the aid of detailed miniature paintings in exquisite pigments and burished gold leaf, the wealth were able to order their daily lives according to the days and months of the liturgical year.  Explore the richness of this exquisite art while learning fascinating details about its production. 

Website: http://archaeological.org/aia-houston

Contact:
Becky Lao
archaeologyhouston@gmail.com
713.364.6344

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