Gallery Talks

All talks begain at noon.

September 11, 2013
John Hessler (G&M), Curator
“Mayan Writing and Mathematics: The Dresden Codex and Materials from the Jay I. Kislak Collection”
Exploring the Early Americas exhibition, Second Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building

September 25, 2013
John Hessler (G&M) , Curator
“Astronomy and Astrology in Mayan Writing: The Codex Peresianus and Materials from the Jay I. Kislak Collection”
Exploring the Early Americas exhibition, Second Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building

October 16, 2013
John Hessler (G&M), Curator
“Alfred Maudslay and the Recording of Maya Inscriptions:  Photographs from the Biologia Centrali-Americana”
Exploring the Early Americas exhibition, Second Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building

October 30, 2013
John Hessler(G&M), Curator
“Ownership and Landscape: Aztec Surveying and Cartography before the Conquest”
Exploring the Early Americas exhibition, Second Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building

September 22, 2010
John Hebert will discuss Polynesian stick charts and early navigation techniques
Exploring the Early Americas Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Northwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
John Hebert will discuss “The Matteo Ricci World Map”
Exploring the Early Americas Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building

February 11, 2009
Barbara Tenenbaum, curator of Exploring the Early Americas
“La Florida”
Exploring the Early Americas exhibition, 2nd Floor, NW Gallery, Jefferson Building

May 13, 2009
Barbara Tenenbaum, curator of the Exploring the Early Americas
“Mesoamerican Ballgames: The Sport of Life or Death”
Exploring the Early Americas exhibition, 2nd Floor, NW Gallery, Jefferson Building

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