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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


For centuries artists, archaeologists and scholars have been captivated by the phenomenal images found on the painted walls of Etruscan tombs. The paintings offer an extraordinary view of Etruscan life and afterlife by providing thematic visual rhetoric which sheds much light on Etruscan culture.

In preparation for The Etruscans: From the Heart of Ancient Italy exhibition to open April 2026 at the Legion of Honor.

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.


March 23, 2024 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Etruscan Underworld: Journeys, Processions, and Banquets

Gunn Theater | Legion of Honor + Live Stream


Presented by Dr. Lisa Pieraccini History of Art, Faculty Affiliate, Ancient History & Mediterranean Archaeology, and Program Coordinator, The Del Chiaro Center for the Study of Ancient Italy, University of California, Berkeley


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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