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Sandbox Percussion

Sandbox Percussion

(Dumbarton Oaks Music Room, from Mar 01, 2020 07:00 PM to Mar 02, 2020 08:00 PM)

This lauded contemporary percussion chamber quartet offers audiences a visually and musically compelling performance.

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Memoryscapes of King Philip’s War: Revisiting Indigenous and Colonial Places, Histories, and Legacies

Memoryscapes of King Philip’s War: Revisiting Indigenous and Colonial Places, Histories, and Legacies

(The Oak Room, Fellowship House, from Mar 19, 2020 06:00 PM to Mar 19, 2020 07:30 PM)

Christine DeLucia revisits late 17th-century Native American and colonial encounters, shedding new light on how and why diverse communities pursued diplomacy, peacemaking, and violence.

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Imagining the Afterlife in Byzantium

Imagining the Afterlife in Byzantium

(The Oak Room, Fellowship House, from Mar 28, 2020 09:00 AM to Mar 28, 2020 04:00 PM)

The 2020 Teaching Day combines papers from leading scholars, gallery tours, and object-handling sessions to explore how the Byzantines presented and constructed a view of the afterlife in art and the written word.

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Heritage and Its Missions

Heritage and Its Missions

(Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship House, from Apr 03, 2020 08:30 AM to Apr 03, 2020 05:30 PM)

Speakers at this annual day-long colloquium explore the relationship between heritage meanings and pre-Republican Catholic missions.

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Ensemble Caprice

Ensemble Caprice

(Dumbarton Oaks Music Room, from Apr 05, 2020 07:00 PM to Apr 06, 2020 08:00 PM)

Canada’s lively period-instrument orchestra performs the best of the recently unearthed opera Motezuma, by Antonio Vivaldi.

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Byzantine Missions: Meaning, Nature, and Extent

Byzantine Missions: Meaning, Nature, and Extent

(Dumbarton Oaks Music Room, from Apr 24, 2020 08:30 AM to Apr 25, 2020 06:00 PM)

Through this two-day symposium, scholars aim to better understand how the Byzantines perceived the universal claim of their empire and their church.

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Segregation and Resistance in America’s Urban Landscapes

Segregation and Resistance in America’s Urban Landscapes

(Dumbarton Oaks, from May 08, 2020 08:45 AM to May 09, 2020 05:30 PM)

This symposium addresses the everyday spatial practices through which marginalized communities resisted oppressions and constructed alternative or counter narratives and spaces.

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Cultural Capital: Philanthropy in the Arts and Humanities Today

Cultural Capital: Philanthropy in the Arts and Humanities Today

(Dumbarton Oaks, from May 14, 2020 06:00 PM to May 15, 2020 05:00 PM)

The conference begins on Thursday night with a keynote lecture on cultural and strategic philanthropy by Dr. Stanley Katz. Speakers on Friday will discuss the evolution and impact of philanthropy to arts and humanities organizations.

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Faces of Rulership in the Maya Region

Faces of Rulership in the Maya Region

(Dumbarton Oaks Music Room, from Oct 09, 2020 08:30 AM to Oct 10, 2020 06:00 PM)

Through this two-day symposium, scholars aim to better understand concepts of rulership and governance in Ancient Maya culture.

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