Ancient Art Council

Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

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

Reception to follow lecture.


Entrance on Terrace level on the north side of the building.


Supported by a grant from the Helen Diller Family Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund.

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.

PROGRAM

Dates

In Philistine Fields: A Glimpse of the Iron Age 3,000-Year-Old Ritual Artifacts Newly Unearthed in Yavneh, Israel

Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor

Dr. Raz Kletter

Lecture is free to the public

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Explore the Ancient Art Council: Upcoming Events

PROGRAM

The Saga of Queen Zenobia and the Oasis City of Palmyra

PROGRAM

A New Look at Ancient Nubia: Magic and Mystery on the Nile

PROGRAM

On the Road from Persepolis

PROGRAM

Deciphering Demons: Underworld Figures in Egypt and Etruria

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.

May 7, 2021 - August 29, 2021

EXHIBITION