SOLD OUT – Stefan Krause ǀ ‘They call it royal for a good reason’: The Tournaments of the Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance

The courtly tournaments of the Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance were much more than a chivalric sports competition. The Formula One races or Olympic Games of their day, they were the major social events driven by political prestige. Dr. Stefan Krause. curator of arms and armor at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, will describe the diverse history of the tournaments and detail the specific characteristics of the armor used.

$10, $5 Museum Members, Free to Members of the Decorative Arts, Textile and Sculpture Affinity Group.  To reserve, call (612) 870-3000 or reserve online.

Free, unticketed overflow in Wells Fargo Community Room.