Posts Tagged: carlos museum

Welcome letter from Valeda F. Dent, vice provost of libraries and museum

Dear Emory students, faculty, staff, and visitors, As we settle into a new academic season, I am reminded of how much our world has changed over the past few years. Many of these changes were unanticipated, sweeping in nature, and transformative. In almost every major sector of our collective experiences, whether in healthcare, global relations,…

Valeda Dent named as Emory University’s first vice provost of libraries and museum

Valeda F. Dent, PhD, will serve as Emory University’s inaugural vice provost of libraries and museum, the Office of the Provost announced. Dent comes to Emory from Hunter College of the City University of New York in New York City, where she serves as acting provost and vice president for academic affairs as well as…

Emory events celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Art, music, lectures, and nature walks for students are on tap through this weekend for Native American Heritage Month at Emory University, many of those through the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Two events take place today (Nov. 11), and many call for advance registration, so sign up as soon as you can. Emory Climate Talk…

Murals of Tibet

Emory Libraries welcomed the Murals of Tibet into its special collections this year. The Murals of Tibet is the first publication of its kind, presenting some of the oldest surviving murals and spanning 1000 years of Tibetan Buddhist culture. In addition to its breathtaking content, the volume itself is a work of art. This extra-large…

Ancient Egyptian Art Reference book by Carlos Curator Wins PROSE Award

Hartwig, Melinda K. A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art. 2015. Congratulations to the Michael C. Carlos Museum curator, Melinda Hartwig, whose 2015 reference title,  A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art, won the PROSE award in the category of Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Science. A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art is a first-of-a-kind reference work…