Programs are varied and include such activities as lectures by noted archaeologists, museum curators, and ancient art historians; exclusive tours of the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions; fund-raising events; and travel programs to ancient sites and other museums. Members also receive invitations from related organizations to attend lectures ad exhibition openings. Your annual membership dues and contributions will assist in furthering the Ancient Art collection at the Fine Arts Museums.

Upcoming Programs

New Perspectives on the Art of Mummification

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Florence Gould Theater Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor

Study of the Museums’ 3,000-year-old mummy known as “Hatason” has helped to revise perceptions of Egyptian burial protocols and religious belief. Hatason lived during a period when the ‘art’ of mummification was changing. Her beautiful coffin provides a rare glimpse at the contemporary artistry...

Previous Programs from 2016

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Past Programs

The Ancient Art Council has been offering programs on various related topics and subjects since 1998.