John Lockwood Kipling. Tobacco jar in the form of a bear holding a tree stump, 1896. Terracotta. Inscriptions: “fumus gloria mundi / & forbear / RK / JLK / 1896.” National Trust, Bateman’s, NT 760658. © National Trust Images / John Hammond.

On Sunday, September 17 at 12 pm join Earl Martin, Associate Curator, Bard Graduate Center, and associate curator of the exhibition John Lockwood Kipling: Arts & Crafts in the Punjab and London, for an in-depth curator’s tour that will explore some of the rare and magnificent objects in the exhibition and discuss the life, work, and legacy of John Lockwood Kipling.

* Please note that due to a scheduling conflict Julius Bryant, Keeper of Word & Image at the Victoria and Albert Museum is no longer able to lead this tour.

There is an additional opportunity to attend a Curator’s Spotlight Tour:

Thursday, October 19, 12–1 pm
Led by Susan Weber, co-curator of the exhibition and director of Bard Graduate Center

We are also pleased to extend complimentary need-based community tickets by request to all ticketed events. To learn more, please email

Leading support for Public Programs at Bard Graduate Center comes from Gregory Soros and other generous donors.