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Kahlil Robert Irving and Andrea Achi: Archaeology and Contemporary Art

Wednesday, April 3 | 5:30 PM

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO 63112

The artist Kahlil Robert Irving will be in conversation with Andrea Achi, Mary and Michael Jaharis Associate Curator of Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to discuss Irving’s exhibition that includes a range of ceramic sculptures inspired, in part, by the mosaic floors of Hellenistic Antioch. Topics will also include how contemporary artists engage the history and methodologies of archaeology, uncovering layer upon layer of evidence and artifacts that begin to tell a fragmented story. 

Free and open to the public. Registration is requested. 

ASL Interpretation

American Sign Language interpretation can be arranged for public events upon request. This service is free, but we ask for two weeks' notice. Requests can be made by contacting kempereducation@wustl.edu


This event is supported in part by the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences. Part of the Sam Fox School Public Lecture Series.  

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Exhibits


Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts


Arts & Culture



Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Event Contact

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum | kemperartmuseum@samfox.wustl.edu

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