Calendar of Events
Coffee with the Curator: The Presepio
12/12/2013 10:30 a.m. –12 p.m.
General $35, CMP Member $28
Celebrate the season with your friends or meet new ones over a light breakfast in the Carnegie Café. Then learn about the museum's renowned Neapolitan presepio, a stunning display handcrafted by Italian artisans between 1700 and 1830 that re-creates the Nativity within a vibrant panorama of 18th-century Italian village life.
Rachel Delphia, the Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, explores the history behind this beloved annual exhibition in an illustrated talk in the CMA Theater. Docents will be on hand in the Hall of Architecture following the program for further conversation.
10:30–11 a.m.: Light breakfast fare in Carnegie Café
11 a.m.–noon: Curator's talk in the CMA Theater
$35 ($28 members)
Registration required. Call 412.622.3288 or register online.