A Trip to The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Sunday April 30, 2006

You are invited to join Professor Frederick Roden’s medieval literature class on a field trip to
The Cloisters, the medieval division of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Set on a palisade in Fort Tryon Park overlooking the Hudson River, The Cloisters is constructed from
various European medieval sites imported in the early 20th century. The collection includes works of art, sculpture, manuscripts — set in a lovely garden environment.
For more information, go to
www.metmuseum.org for great pictures!

We will meet as a group in the waiting room of the Stamford train station at approximately 11:30 a.m. You
will be accompanied to and from NYC, which will include traveling on NYC subways and buses (please be
aware that this trip involves considerable walking and not all spaces are fully accessible). At The Cloisters,
you will receive an hour lecture by an art historian and then have free time to explore the museum and
gardens. We will return to Stamford by the early evening. You may wish to pack a lunch or snacks.
If you are interested in joining the trip, please contact Professor Roden at 203-251-8559 or fsroden@aol.com

You MUST RSVP by Friday April 28 because space is limited for our group.