Past Sheppy Dog Fund Lectures

Unveiling Ancient Beauty: The Hidden Art of Restoration in the Vatican Museums
Unveiling Ancient Beauty: The Hidden Art of Restoration in the Vatican Museums
Lecture Date: November 27, 2018
Guest Lecturer: Fr. Kevin Lixey

The International Director of the Patron of the Arts in the Vatican Museums will offer an inside view to the fascinating world of art restoration that is carried out on a daily basis in the Vatican Museum’s six on-site restoration laboratories. 
Piecing Together the Past: A Curatorial View of Mosaics in Israel
Piecing Together the Past: A Curatorial View of Mosaics in Israel

Lecture Date: November 14
Guest Lecturer: Tracee J. Glab

In Piecing Together the Past, FIA Curator Tracee Glab offers a unique perspective on mosaics she visited during a recent trip to Israel. 

Rembrandt’s Representations of Biblical Scenes
Rembrandt’s Representations of Biblical Scenes

Lecture Date: August 8, 2018
Guest Lecturer: Dr. Shelley Perlove

Dr. Shelley Perlove offers special insights into the trials, passions, temptations, and tragic losses endured by Rembrandt's biblical figures, who were heroic and bigger than life, yet also eminently human and flawed.