Renaissance Splendor: Catherine de’ Medici’s Valois Tapestries
On view for the first time in North America, the recently restored Valois Tapestries, a unique set of 16th-century hangings, are unveiled at the CMA.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 7:00 pm
Cosimo de’ Medici, head of a prominent banking family in 15th-century Florence, amasses wealth and consolidates power before running afoul of the rival Albizzi clan.
Friday, December 14, 2018, 7:00 pm
Returning from exile in Venice, Cosimo the Elder turns patron of the arts while continuing to accrue money and influence
Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 1:45 pm
15th-century Italian architect, author, and “Renaissance man” Leon Battista Alberti takes center stage in the concluding part of Rossellini’s historical saga.
These sessions offer a guided look at a work of art to mine for richer meaning, explore ideas, and discover overlooked details.