DIY Workshop: Jewelry of Ur

Date: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
Penn Museum 3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Learn about the cultural significance of adornment and jewelry in the ancient world by examining jewelry from the archaeological site of Ur (in modern day Iraq). Dr. Jane Hickman, jewelry scholar and editor of the Museum’s Expedition magazine, speaks about the beautiful objects found at Ur, now on display in the Middle East Galleries. Afterwards, you can try your hand at creating your own piece of splendor based on these ancient designs.

$40 per guest.

Categories
Event Type: 
Arts & Culture
Topic: 
Arts and Culture
Topic: 
Community Arts
Global Region: 
American (United States)