With religious fundamentalism on the rise throughout the world, people often wonder, are we entering a new Dark Ages? We’ll have this discussion inside The Met’s medieval art galleries where we’ll learn about the Middle Ages, how they came to be called “Dark Ages,” and discuss how and if this relates to our contemporary culture.
Is America an empire like Rome? Is our civilization on the verge of collapse? Is Donald Trump like Caligula or Nero? We’ll spend the evening exploring the Greek & Roman galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to hash out these questions and try to answer the question; Where are we?
Learn about the lives of the Romans immortalized in marble at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from art historian Danielle Oteri, then bring them to life with a drawing session led by illustrator Jenny Kroik.