Captivated by the decaying remains of ancient Roman architecture, seventeenth-century Dutch artists exploited in paintings, drawings, and prints the artistic potential of these ruins of classical antiquity.
About Programs at the Ancient Art Council
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.
October 6, 2007, 10:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Embracing Antiquity: The Dutch Response to Rome
Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor
Presented by Dr. Lynn Federle Orr, Curator in Charge of European Art Department, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Admission: Free/AAC members; $5/general after museum admission