Free exhibition at University of Toronto Art Centre
TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Luminescence: The Silver of Peru is the largest collection of its kind ever seen in Canada. The
exhibition features 140 silver artifacts, some of which have never left
Peru and one-of-kind national treasures that hold over 2,000 years of
history. The pieces were selected from private collections and national
museums to form an exclusive exploration of silver throughout Peruvian
history and culture.
The exhibition is curated by The University of British Columbia's Museum
of Anthropology (MOA) Director, Dr. Anthony Shelton, in collaboration
with the Patronato Plata del Perú. Thanks to main sponsor Pan American
Silver Corp. and contributing sponsors CIBC and the Silver Institute,
Luminescence is a brilliant, once-in-a-lifetime show!
The two surviving 19th century Silver Dance Crowns
Two of only three existing ceremonial silver tunics dating back to 1450
Three golden headdresses worn by pre-Columbian lords
This FREE exhibit runs January 15 - March 9, 2013 at the University of
Toronto Art Centre, 15 Kings College Circle, 416-978-1838
Visit http://www.utac.utoronto.ca/press-room for the complete press release.
SOURCE: Luminescence: The Silver of Peru
For further information:
Holmes Creative Communications