Introduction to the Classical World: study day with the Open University
Saturday 18 April 2015, 10.30-16.30 BP Lecture Theatre £22, no concessions
This study day looks at the Museum’s collection of Greek objects with emphasis on Greek architecture and sculpture. The day looks at the significance, symbolism and context of the Acropolis in Athens, the development of figural sculpture, and Homeric legend in Greek vase painting. The emphasis will be on the figure in the classical world, to complement the major exhibition Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art.
Location: BP Lecture Theatre Start Time: 10.30 Booking fee: £1.00 per ticket