Art History Festival 2023 | Blood-bathed barons and severed heads: What colours and symbols meant to the medieval warrior

Tuesday 19 September, 2023

Join Dr Ralph Moffat, Glasgow Museums’ Curator of European Arms and Armour, for an exploration of the colourful (and sometimes gruesome) imagery of the Middle Ages. The talk will encompass arms and armour and artworks in the Burrell Collection.

This talk will be interpreted in British Sign Language (BSL).

Location: The Burrell Collection

Event type: This is a seated, in-person talk. Spaces for this are on a first come, first served basis. This talk will be given in the central access core of the Burrell Collection on Level 0, near to to our restaurant.

This event is part of the Art History Festival (19-23 September 2023), which has been organised with the Association of Art History. Glasgow Museums are hosting a number of talks as part of this programme.

Dates & Times

The Burrell Collection
Pollock Country Park 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
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Tue 19 Sep 14:00- 14:45

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