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Member Preview Days: As Precious as Gold

Member Preview Days
Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22

Large Fragmentary Ushak “Quatrefoil” Carpet, 16th century; Anatolian, Turkey, Ottoman period; wool; 119 x 90 1/4 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of James F. Ballard  98:1929

Join senior curator, Kurt Sundstrom, for our member-only preview tours of As Precious as Gold: Carpets from the Islamic World, and learn more about these extraordinary woven works of art on loan from the Saint Louis Art Museum. Kurt will help guide us through some of the history and unique aspects of this exhibition. We hope you will come see and experience the brilliant color combinations, form and function, meaning and mystery, in this art form that has evolved and spread beyond the East.

Register for a time slot below. Space is limited.

Thursday, October 21 at 11 am – SOLD OUT

Thursday, October 21 at 6 pm

Friday, October 22 at 11 am – SOLD OUT

Friday, October 22 at 2 pm

Please note, you can also view the exhibition before it opens to the public during our Member Preview Days:

Thursday, October 21 10, am to 8 pm
Friday, October 22, 10 am to 5pm


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