Sandisfield: Lecture explores reconstruction of 1495 sculpture


George Wheeler, director of Conservation at Columbia University and a research scholar at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will present "After the Fall: The Conservation of Tullio Lombardo's "Adam" at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at the Sandisfield Arts Center, 5 Hammertown Road.

The lecture will explore the reconstruction of the 1495 sculpture, which shattered following the collapse of its wooden base at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2002.

Admission to the lecture is $10 and tickets are available at the door and online at


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