An Elephant Comes to London: The African Elephant in European Imagination and Reality

January 30, 2020

January 30, 2020


Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto


Events Description

Discover the answers in this talk by Columbia University scholar Adam Harris Levine as he delves into how the African elephant captured the imagination of medieval European society. As trade between continents increased, ideas blossomed in Europe about Africa and its inhabitants. Join Levine as he explores those ideas and the exquisite ivory artworks that were a product of medieval Europe’s fascination with African elephants.

Who is it for?

All ages


Tickets :

Free with museum admission

How to get tickets?

Buy online



Date: Thursday January 30, 2020 | 01:00PM

Venue & Address

Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1

Wheelchair accessible

Paid Parking

Accessible by Public Transport

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