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Melencolia as an Allegory of Creation

Celebrate the five hundredth anniversary of Dürer's masterful engraving Melencolia I and uncover the origins of this mysterious, mathematically inspired image.

Part of Sunday at the Met—Spotlight on a Masterpiece: Albrecht Dürer's Melencolia I.

This program is made possible in part by International Fine Print Dealers Association.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Free with Museum admission

See more in Free Lectures, Spotlight on a Masterpiece: Albrecht Dürer's Melencolia I, For Visitors with Hearing Loss

Prague Philharmonic Choir

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

Gain insight into the Museum, its exhibitions, and its projects through engaging afternoon programs organized around specific themes.

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.