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Ancient Art Council

Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

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


Gladiators in the Roman world were not just entertainment; they were part of the political network and personal identities of many Romans. Focusing on Pompeii, we explore the images, spaces, and interactions of gladiators in the Roman world.

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 7, 2023 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)

Gladiators at Pompeii: Roman Spectacle in a Small Town

Gunn Theater | Legion of Honor + Live Stream


Presented by Dr. Steven Tuck, Professor of History and Classics, Miami University


Lecture is free and open to the public. It is also a hybrid program.

IN PERSON: Gunn Theater, 100 - 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, CA 94121. Seating is limited and unassigned. Doors open at 1:30 pm.

LIVE STREAM: Please register here to receive a webinar link.

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