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Temple of Segesta, Sicily Photo: B. Parren

Sicily by Sea

Oct 10 - 18, 2014 (Call to Inquire)
Experience the arts and culture of Sicily aboard Sea Cloud II
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Barbara Boehm
Oct 10 - 18, 2014
Barbara Boehm is a Curator of Medieval Art at The Cloisters and a specialist in sacred art. She is an alumna of Wellesley College and New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. Dr. Boehm’s keen interest in Mediterranean trade and the interaction among medieval Christian, Jewish, and Islamic cultures in the Middle Ages was the focus of Beyond Borders, the Belle Ribicoff senior seminar she gave at Vassar College in 2011. Barbara Boehm’s current research focuses on Jerusalem as an inspiration for the creation of medieval works of art, the subject of the exhibition she is organizing for The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2016.