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Virtual Lecture: Pompeii and Roman Painting
April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, April 28, 7 pm Central time
$30 members/$40 non-members
Award-winning author and professor Fred Kleiner will take you on a virtual walk through the streets and monuments of ancient Pompeii—its forum, law court, theaters, public baths, fast-food restaurants, bakeries, and especially its private houses with their abundance of mural paintings of the type featured in the upcoming OKCMOA “The Painters of Pompeii” exhibition.
Professor Kleiner is the author of more than a hundred articles, reviews, and books, including The Arch of Nero in Rome (1985); A History of Roman Art (2nd ed. 2017); and the 10th (1995) through the 16th (2019) editions of Gardner’s Art through the Ages. He was Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Archaeology from 1985 to 1998 and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.