From Saint to Santa

  • Event date:
    December 7, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Presenter:
    Michael Norris
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Location: Winter Room
  • Type of event: Arts & Crafts
Through centuries of art, much of it now in East Coast museums, Michael Norris will explore how a Turkish bishop evolved into one of Christianity's most beloved saints.  Then in American artwork attendees will see Saint Nicholas change again --- into Santa Claus.  Michael Norris got his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and Ph.D. in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and has lectured on trips all over the world.   This program is free.  No registration is necessary.  Seats are on a first come basis.
  • Contact

  • Denise Laude
  • 2015297323

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