Bonampak Murals: The Spectacle of the Maya Court

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 2:30pm4:00pm
Hamilton Building - Lower Level
Space limited. For tickets, call 720-913-0130.

The murals of Bonampak offer a vivid and engaging picture of courtly life on the eve of the Maya collapse.  Incorporating new imaging and recent archaeological discoveries, this talk by Claudia L. Brittenham, Ph.D., will consider the multiple competing stories of kings, heirs, and the court told by the Bonampak murals. Brittenham is an assistant professor in the Dept. of Art History at the University of Chicago.

Doors open at 2 pm.

Free for Alianza members, $3 for students with current ID, $5 for museum members, $10 general public. Reservations nor required. For information, call 303-361-9445.

Sponsored by the Alianza de las Artes Americanas, a DAM support group.