Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121

Membership

The Ancient Art Council (AAC) supports Ancient Art at the Fine Arts Museums. Your annual membership dues and contributions will assist in furthering Ancient Art at the Museums.

The AAC sponsors programs that are informative, educational, and enjoyable. The array of events and activities enhances our understanding and appreciation of the ancient world and provide opportunities to meet renowned scholars and experts and mingle with kindred spirits.

Please join us and enjoy our programs.

Membership Benefits

  • Free or discounted admission to AAC programs

  • E-alerts and calendars of AAC events, including lectures, symposia, conferences by noted archaeologists, museum curators, and ancient art historians

  • Invitations to AAC fundraising events

  • Travel programs to other museums, special exhibitions, and private collections

  • Invitations to events hosted by related organizations

 

Your membership makes it possible for us:

  • To invite and host renowned speakers admired for their expertise and knowledge

  • To organize and sponsor programs covering the art, culture, history, architecture, and archaeology of the ancient civilizations from the Mediterranean basin to the ancient Near East and beyond

  • To purchase beautiful and rare works of art

Individual/

Dual/Family

Membership benefits

Two membership cards

$60

Fully tax deductible

Senior (65+)

Membership benefits

Single membership card

$30

Fully tax deductible

Student

Membership benefits

Single membership card

Must be full-time student

$30

Fully tax deductible

Gift Bearer (New Level)

Membership benefits

Two membership cards

An exclusive tour of the Ancient Art collection and/or exhibitions at the Museums

A private curatorial consultation

Invitation to a special luncheon with the curators of ancient art and an AAC speaker

A complimentary museum catalogue or publication (subject to availability)

$500

$450 tax deductible

Membership is renewed annually. Please note that Ancient Art Council members are also required to be members of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. When filling out the application above, you will be given a choice to either provide your membership number if you are already a member or sign up to join the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Explore the Ancient Art Council: Upcoming Events

PROGRAM

Rehearsed Reading of THE BACCHAE by Euripides

Thank you for helping us acquire our first Egyptian royal portrait—a carved limestone relief of Ptolemy I Soter

Ancient Art Council supports Antiquities at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave

This exhibition reveals how, before Mount Vesuvius blew up in AD 79 and rocked the Bay of Naples, people in Pompeii and nearby farms and villages were engaged in typical daily activities, many of which revolved around food and drink.

Dates TBD

EXHIBITION