Since the Metzger Collection is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be weekly video mini tours uploaded that trace through themes in the Metzger Collection. This first video highlights some of the background to the Metzger Collection, particularly, the person, Rev. Dr. Fred Metzger, and even highlights one of his artistic pieces – a portrait of Galileo.
Metzger Mini Tours #2 – Language & Writing
(available Apr 22 @ noon)
This second video highlights the theme of language and writing through various artifacts and pieces throughout the Metzger Collection.
Metzger Mini Tours #3 – Bible Themes
(available Apr 29 @ noon)
This third video highlights a selection of archaeological pieces that relate to the Bible throughout the Metzger Collection.
Metzger Mini Tours #4 – Entertainment
(available May 6 @ noon)
This fourth video highlights the theme of entertainment through the ages, represented by various artifacts throughout the Metzger Collection.
Metzger Mini Tours #5 – Backstories
(available May 13 @ noon)
This fifth video highlights the backstories behind a small selection of the artifacts and artwork within the Metzger Collection.
Metzger Mini Tours #6 – Julia’s Top Ten
(available May 20)
This sixth video is done by our summer student worker (thanks to the YCW grant!), Julia. She highlights her top 10 pieces in the Metzger Collection.
Metzger Mini Tours #7 – Reformation
(available May 27)
This seventh video highlights some of the narrative and pieces within the Metzger Collection of the 16th-century Reformation in Europe.