Gallery Guide-Grass Routes: Pathways to Eurasian Cultures
Grass Routes: Pathways to Eurasian Cultures (Galleries I-III) August 21-December 8, 2012 The Miami University Art Museum and a collaborative team of University faculty and students in History, Anthropology and Archeology, Botany and Zoology announce an exciting exhibition for this Fall titled “Grass Routes: Pathways to Eurasian Cultures”. This exhibit features ancient bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation through an exploration of Eurasian nomadic cultures. While traveling through the galleries, visitors will learn about the region and the diversity of its people, plants, animals and art. A symposium organized by Professor Dan Prior of Miami University’s Department of History, titled The Steppes: Crucible of Eurasia, will offer a two-day (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) academic opportunity for increased learning about the Eurasian Steppes. Programs throughout the semester will include lectures, student forums and a bronze-making demonstration.