Ancient Art Council

Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

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

Exclusive docent-led tour of the exhibition, The State Museums of Berlin and the Legacy of James Simon, held 18 October 2008–18 January 2009 at the Legion of Honor. Tour is open to members of the Ancient Art Council and the California Classical Association-North. Registration form for the tour will be mailed to the AAC members.

Lecture to follow tour at 10:00 AM, Dr. Renee Dreyfus, Lost Cities and Renaissance Treasures: The Legacy of James Simon. Additional information for this lecture is listed under Programs.

Cosponsored by the California Classical Association-North.

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.



Saturday Day at the Legion: Exclusive tour of "The State Museums of Berlin and the Legacy of James Simon"

Legion of Honor

AAC and CCA-N members only


Explore the Ancient Art Council: Upcoming Events


The Saga of Queen Zenobia and the Oasis City of Palmyra


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


On the Road from Persepolis


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.



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