Opening Conversation: Behind the Scenes of Roman Egyptian Mummy Portraiture

Submitted by LoveEvvnt on Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:08pm
na
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join the Block Museum for a behind-the-scenes look at the exhibition Paint the Eyes Softer: Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt with archaeologists, art historians, scientists and scholars of the ancient world. Learn more about their insights into the Roman past including their discovery of what lies beneath the wrappings of a mummy featured in the exhibition. With curators Essi Rönkkö, Taco Terpstra, and Marc Walton in conversation with Emily Teeter, Egyptologist, Oriental Institute.
 
Paint the Eyes Softer is organized by Northwestern's Block Museum in collaboration with the University's McCormick School of Engineering, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, and School of Communications.
 
Category: Arts.
 
Price: RSVP - USD 0.00.
Location and contact
Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston  Illinois  60208
United States
Contact Phone Number: 
+1 847-491-4000