‘Strength And Splendor’ Being Shown At Barnes Foundation Until January 4

By RJ McKay

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Barnes Foundation is showing Strength and Splendor until January 4.

Martha Lucy, Deputy Director for education and public programs and curator, explains what you’ll see at the exhibition.

“An incredible collection of wrought iron objects from the collection of a museum in Rouen called the ‘Musée Le Secq des Tournelles’ It’s the most important collection of wrought iron in the world. These objects, the earliest one is from the 8th century. It’s a Viking key, all the way up to the 20th century.”

Lucy also talked about what she finds fascinating about the exhibit.

“The intricacy of some of these objects, and it really is kind of mind-blowing to see the amount of detail and craftsmanship that went into these things.”

For more information, visit BarnesFoundation.org

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