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Lecture: Benedetto Gennari’s “Noli mi Tangere”: A Study

May 18, 2023, 6:15 pm7:15 pm


Join Tanya Paul, Isabel and Alfred Bader Curator of European Art, in Lubar Auditorium to learn about Noli mi Tangere (Touch Me Not), a painting that Italian artist Benedetto Gennari created when he was a court painter to King James II, who ruled England from 1685 to 1688. On view in gallery S107, it depicts the moment recounted in the book of John in the Christian Bible when Christ, risen from the dead, appears to Mary Magdalene.

This drop-in experience is included with Museum admission and is free for Members. Come prepared for your visit by reserving tickets at the door or online.


Sponsored by:
Milwaukee Art Museum’s Fine Arts Society

Image: Benedetto Gennari, Noli mi Tangere (Touch Me Not) (detail), 1687–88. Lent by the R. Okada Family


Location: 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202