Armenian American Museum,| Glendale Library, Arts and Culture Brand Library, Arts and Culture Ararat-Eskijian Museum Present “Curator in the Spotlight: Illuminating the Armenian Middle Ages” Elizabeth Morrison, Senior Curator of Manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum, presents the fascinating world of medieval Armenian manuscript illumination, which is admired across the world for its delicacy, vibrancy and sheer beauty. The luminous colors and complex figures of these precious relics made entirely by hand delight the eye and engage the senses. In addition to giving an overview of the illumination tradition, Dr. Morrison will focus on the work of T’oros Roslin, the most celebrated Armenian artist of the Middle Ages, whose innovations were integral to the conception of the painted page for centuries to come. Dr. Elizabeth Morrison received her Ph.D. in the History of Art from Cornell University and began work at the Getty in 1996. She has curated numerous exhibitions and published articles on both Flemish and French illumination. She has served on the Board of Directors of the International Center of Medieval Art and is currently a councilor for the Medieval Academy of America. Thursday May 26h, 2016 7PM Brand Library and Art Center 1601 W Mountain St. Glendale Calif., 91201 Free admission and open to the public or Ararat-Eskijian