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EXPLORE THE SPECTACULAR WORLD OF THE MAYA GODS. Through nearly one hundred rarely seen masterpieces ranging from impressive stone stelae to imaginative painted vessels and carvings, Lives of the Gods: Divinity in Maya Art traces the life stages of deities from birth to their transformations into blossoming flowers or fearsome creatures of the night. Created by Maya artists of the Classic period, these landmark works reveal the splendor and majesty of Maya culture in a once-in-a-lifetime presentation. May 7–September 3 The exhibition is organized by the The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Kimbell Art Museum. It is supported in part by the William and Catherine Bryce Memorial Fund, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the Fort Worth Tourism Public Improvement District. Promotional support provided by Monument 155 (Captive impersonating jaguar deity), Red Altar, Tonina, Chiapas, Mexico, c. 700, sandstone. Museo de Sitio de Toniná, Mexico, Secretaría de Cultura – Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia

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