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Metropolitan Museum curator, Elizabeth Milleker, will speak about Roman sculpture, April 14, 2009.

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY-The Vassar College Art Department will present a lecture on Roman sculpture by Metropolitan Museum curator, Elizabeth Milleker, on Tuesday, April 14. The program, free and open to the public and sponsored by the Ribicoff Fund, will begin at 6pm in Taylor Hall (room 203).

Miller, associate curator in the department of Greek and Roman art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will speak on "Return of a Goddess: Excavations at the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore in Ancient Corinth."

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Elizabeth Milleker, a graduate of Radcliffe College, studied art history in Paris at the Ecole du Louvre and drawing and painting at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, and received a Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, concentrating in Greek and Roman Art. She joined the Department of Greek and Roman Art at the Metropolitan Museum in 1986. Milleker's forthcoming publication will be on the marble sculpture found in the Sanctuary of Demeter at ancient Corinth during excavations conducted between 1961-75 by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations at Vassar should contact the Office of Campus Activities at (845) 437-5370. Without sufficient notice, appropriate space and/or assistance may not be available. Directions to the Vassar campus are available at www.vassar.edu/directions.

Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.


Posted by Office of Communications Wednesday, April 8, 2009