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AIC Virtual Conversation: The Armored Tournament

May 13, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Free, registration required
What does Renaissance tournament armor and modern sports equipment have in common? Hear associate curator Jonathan Tavares speak with senior industrial designer at Priority Designs, Kevin Vititoe, as they discuss the Art Institute’s collection armor from the point of view of practical protection, design and ergonomics.
We recommend using a laptop or desktop computer, and downloading the latest version of Zoom to enjoy this program.
If you have any questions about virtual programming, please reach out to museum-programs@artic.edu.
Closed captioning will be available for this program. For questions related to accessibility accommodations, please email access@artic.edu.
Made possible by the Mickie Silverstein Endowed Fund.
Image: Northern Italian, Milan. Garniture for Field and Foot Tourney at the Barriers, about 1575. George F. Harding Collection.